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  • New twist on old surgical technique helps repair patient’s skull base
    on 31 Temmuz 2019 at 15:41

    A team of surgeons developed a groundbreaking procedure based on a paramedian forehead flap, a century-old plastic surgery technique, to save the life of a patient who suffered complications following the removal of a cancerous tumor inside his skull.

  • Combined breast and gynecologic surgery: Study says not so fast
    on 15 Temmuz 2019 at 15:42

    A new study argues against combined approach: Patients undergoing coordinated breast and gynecologic procedures had a significantly longer length of hospital stay, and higher complication, readmission, and reoperation rates compared with patients who underwent single site surgery.

  • Loose RNA molecules rejuvenate skin
    on 15 Temmuz 2019 at 14:33

    Want to smooth out your wrinkles, erase scars and sunspots, and look years younger? Millions of Americans a year turn to lasers and prescription drugs to rejuvenate their skin, but exactly how that rejuvenation works has never been fully explained. Now, researchers have discovered that laser treatments and the drug retinoic acid share a common molecular pathway.

  • Facial plastic surgery in men enhances perception of attractiveness, trustworthiness
    on 11 Temmuz 2019 at 15:48

    In the first of a kind study, plastic surgeons found that when a man chose to have facial plastic surgery, it significantly increased perceptions of attractiveness, likeability, social skills, or trustworthiness. The study did not show a significant impact on perceptions of gender (masculinity), whereas a similar study performed with women in 2015 showed a significant increase in ratings of femininity.

  • Composition of human skin microbiome can be modulated
    on 8 Temmuz 2019 at 16:23

    Scientists have demonstrated the use of living bacteria to modulate skin microbiome composition. Mixtures of different skin microbial components have been used to temporarily modulate the composition of recipient skin bacteria for therapeutic or cosmetic purposes.

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