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News tag: cosmetic surgery


Botox seeps into central nervous system following cosmetic surgery

17 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
The potent toxin Botox, used primarily in cosmetic surgery, can also infiltrate into the central nervous system, new study found. University of Queensland researchers determined that Botox – short for Botulinum neurotoxin serotype – reaches the central nervous system via our nerves. Professor Frederic Meunier, leader of the UQ Queensland…

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Cosmetic surgery requires additional regulation

23 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Potential patients for cosmetic surgery need accurate and plenty of information about who can perform the procedure safely, and what outcomes are likely, according to the Royal College of Surgeons. The institution recently published plans for safeguards which include a voluntary register that requires surgeons to demonstrate they have the…


Chinese people and Aussies on opposing ends of cosmetic surgery benefits

22 Jan, 2015 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
In China, a significant number of young people would consider having cosmetic surgery to improve their appearance. In Australia however, people have a different opinion, considering plastic surgery more of a last resort for looking better. A survey conducted in China at 30 universities showed that at least one-third of…