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.

100,000 women undergo brutal sexual mutilation illegally in Britain

100,000 women undergo brutal genital mutilation illegally in Britain (and some of the victims are as young as TEN)Police have failed to bring forward a single convictionOnly two doctors have ever been struck off by the General Medical Council. Victims often suffer in silence and sometimes battle to stand or walkOne doctor offered to perform the procedure on a 10-year-old girl for £750

Hackers target website of Britain"s biggest abortion provider

Copycat hackers target website of Britain's biggest abortion provider British Pregnancy Advisory Service say women's records were not at risk | UPDATED: 16:11 GMT, 19 April 2012 Copycat hackers around the world have targeted Britain’s biggest abortion provider since a computer expert was arrested for breaking into the charity’s website.

Adverts are to blame! Mouthwatering images of food "fuelling Britain"s obesity epidemic"

Adverts are to blame! Mouthwatering images of food 'fuelling Britain's obesity epidemic' Study on young men reveals their eyes are usually bigger than their stomachs Just looking at a picture of delicious food makes you hungry, experts have discovered. They also claim that the mouthwatering images may be part of the reason for Britain's growing obesity epidemic – and that people trying to lose weight should avoid looking at them. Researchers in Germany have revealed it only takes a picture of tempting food to cause a change in the level of hormones that control our appetite

DNA breakthrough gives vital clue to cause of osteoarthritis

New hope for osteoarthritis sufferers after DNA breakthrough suggests possible cause Osteoarthritis usually develops in people aged 50 plusAbnormally short DNA sequences linked to painful joint disease Scientists believe they are closer to pinpointing the exact cause of osteoarthritis, offering the hope of more effective treatment. A team from the University of Southern Denmark found shortened ends of chromosomes, were linked to the onset of the degenerative disease.