15 million people worldwide had plastic surgery in 2011…
Moob ops down by a fifth as cash-strapped men opt for the gym instead 642 men had 4k op last year compared to 790 in 2011Plastic surgeons say recession could mean men have less spare cash to splashFigures also revealed women more likely to have fat ‘transfers’ to slim some areas while plumping the face , surgeons speculate that more people are simply trying to burn off the fat.
'I feel like an experiment': Doctors grow new ear on woman's arm in pioneering medical procedureAfter doctors removed her left ear in 2010 to battle aggressive skin cancer Sherrie Walter was left deaf and disfiguredSurgical team at Johns Hopkins Hospital offered her the chance to have a new ear re-grown using cartilage from her ribsThe plan was unusual because facial and neck skin is used in ear reconstruction – Walter didn't have enough because of her previous surgeries and doctors chose to use the skin of the forearm as an alternativeWalter's new ear was fitted in March 2012 and she is now undergoing cosmetic procedures to contour the ear into an acceptable shape By James Nye PUBLISHED: 18:05 GMT, 27 September 2012 | UPDATED: 07:00 GMT, 28 September 2012 For the past two years Sherrie Walter has been unwilling to pull her hair into a ponytail and unable to wear a pair of matching earrings after surgery to deal with an aggressive form of skin cancer.
Neil Armstrong dead at 82: First man to walk on the Moon passes away following heart surgery, 43 years after giant leap for mankind Former astronaut Neil Armstrong captained Apollo 11 mission to the moonHe and fellow NASA astronaut Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin spent nearly three hours on lunar surfaceServed in U.S.
Toxic drugs used in IVF 'risk health of mothers and babies' | UPDATED: 06:43 GMT, 14 May 2012 IVF procedures widely used in the UK are posing a ‘serious health risk’, healthcare experts have warned.
End of anti-depressants Magnetic pulse therapy eases depression in third of patients | UPDATED: 14:25 GMT, 9 May 2012 Depression affects one in four of us at some point of our lives, but controversy still reigns over how to best treat the debilitating condition.
IVF treatment used by 23,000 women in turmoil as shock report shows birth abnormalities have DOUBLEDSurvey shows injections used by 20,000 British couples a year reveals one in ten babies born with abnormalitiesFindings show all other IVF procedures are safeClinics accused of profiting from more expensive procedure | UPDATED: 22:24 GMT, 5 May 2012 Fertility clinics are facing demands to restrict the most popular form of IVF after a shocking new report linked it to an increased risk of birth defects.
Teenager, 17, is fed through her heart due to rare condition which stops her from digesting food Amy had her large intestine removed after it stopped working | UPDATED: 13:51 GMT, 1 May 2012 Amy has to be fed liquid nutrients through a tube for 12 hours a day A teenage girl has not been able to eat for six months because of a rare condition which means her body cannot handle food.
Done in the blink of an eye: New 30-second retina scan could prevent thousands of heart attacks every yearHigh-def images will pick up signs of cardiac disease | UPDATED: 05:59 GMT, 10 April 2012 A simple eye test could help save the lives of thousands of heart attack patients every year.
Plastic surgery really CAN make you look 10 years younger, reveal scientists The more operations a patient had, the younger they were perceived to be Viewers watching the reality show 10 Years Younger may have put down the participants' image overhaul down to clever lighting and camera work.