Don"t tell patients they"ll look better after cosmetic surgery: New guidelines that "manage expectations" are unveiled

Surgeons demand that medical professionals carry out cosmetic procedures Practitioners should not imply patients will 'look nicer' or feel 'better' Should instead use unambiguous language like 'bigger' or 'smaller' Patients should also have psychological screening before treatmentPlus 'Botox parties' should be banned, as staff often untrained figures released yesterday by the British Association of Plastic Surgeons revealed that women had: Breast enlargments: 9,854 Eyelid surgery 6,071 Face/neck lift 5,324 Breast reduction 4,217 Nose job 3,228 Tummy tuck 2,882 Fat transfer 2,641 Liposuction 2,638 (Figures for BAAPS surgeons only) 'With the demand for cosmetic surgery and non-surgical treatments rising year on year, it is crucial that the highest level of professionalism is maintained amongst practitioners.' The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons said the new guidance was a 'step in the right direction' but called for more stringent recommendations on cosmetic surgery advertising.

Toddler who was sick up to 20 times a day due to rare digestive disorder finally cured thanks to landmark surgery

<br>Toddler who was sick up to 20 times a day due to rare digestive disorder finally cured thanks to landmark surgery<br> Leah Hamid, now two, suffered from a rare disorder which stopped her digesting food and caused chronic sicknessBecame the first child in the UK with her condition to have a procedure that left no scar Slept through the night for the first time ever after operation <br> <p> | <strong>UPDATED:</strong> 16:53 GMT, 23 November 2012 </p> <p>A toddler who was violently sick almost every hour of the day for the first 18 months of her life has finally been cured.</p><p>Leah Hamid, now two, suffered from a rare digestive disorder, which stopped her from digesting her food and caused chronic sickness.</p><p>She slept through the night for the first time since her birth after specialist surgeons opened up an obstruction causing the condition.<br></p> <img src="http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2012/11/23/article-2237452-162D1DB0000005DC-411_634x432.jpg" width="634" height="432" alt="Leah Hamid, now two, suffered from a rare disorder which stopped her digesting food and caused chronic sickness" class="blkBorder" /> <p class="imageCaption">Leah Hamid, now two, suffered from a rare disorder which stopped her digesting food and caused chronic sickness</p> <p> </p> <p>Leah's condition, called duodenal stenosis, is a rare birth defect where a portion of the duodenum (the first part of the small intestine) is narrowed.</p><p>This prevents the stomach contents from flowing through at a normal rate.

PIP breast implants "are up to six times as likely to rupture"; But they don"t cause cancer, finds inquiry

PIP breast implants 'are up to six times as likely to rupture'; But they don't cause cancer, finds inquiry Royal College of Surgeons say there should be mandatory databases on patient safety for all surgical implants and associated techniques | UPDATED: 00:56 GMT, 19 June 2012 The faulty breast implants at the centre of a health scare are up to six times as likely to rupture as other brands but do not cause cancer, an inquiry has found.

Pip breast implants DON"T cause cancer – but they are TWICE as likely to rupture

Pip breast implants DON'T cause cancer – but they are TWICE as likely to rupture Royal College of Surgeons say there should be mandatory databases on patient safety for all surgical implants and associated techniques | UPDATED: 10:49 GMT, 18 June 2012 Ruptured PIP breast implants should not cause any long-term health problems, according to UK experts.

Devastated husband reveals how his wife is battling brain tumour – months after daughter died from same killer cancer

Devastated husband reveals how his wife is battling brain tumour – months after daughter died from same killer cancer | UPDATED: 13:10 GMT, 8 May 2012 A devastated husband has revealed how his wife is battling a brain tumour – just months after their daughter died from the same killer cancer.

Brush your teeth twice a day to keep your heart healthy

Brush your teeth twice a day to keep your heart healthyDeadly bacteria could enter the bloodstream through bleeding gums | UPDATED: 23:06 GMT, 25 March 2012 Failing to brush your teeth properly could lead to potentially fatal heart problems, scientists have found.

Organs row hospital is no longer a national leader finds damning report after probe is prompted by two whistleblower doctors

Organs row hospital ‘is no longer a national leader’ finds damning report after probe is prompted by two whistleblower doctors Concerns around clinical care at Liverpool”s Alder Hey hospital prompts government intervention Health chiefs emphasise that surgery is still classified as safe Europe”s largest children”s hospital has been slammed for a fall in standards after two whistleblowers prompted a formal investigation. Liverpool”s Alder Hey hospital is famed for providing “world-class” care but a new report states it can no longer be considered a national leader. The findings will be a blow to the institution which has spent years trying to regain public trust after it was embroiled in a major scandal in 1999, which publicised that hundreds of organs had been stockpiled without parental consent.