Monthly Archives: August 2012
Cosmetic Procedures Linked To Decreased Depression
Back in March, we spoke about Brazil and how many Brazilians are able to receive very expensive cosmetic treatments at no charge. The Brazilian government believes that because of the effects of cosmetic treatments on a patients self-esteem that it is all around good for their psychological health. Thus, allowing Brazilians to receive certain cosmetic procedures free of charge. It… read more
Fat Cells Transformed to Cartilage & Bone
In 2002, scientists from Duke University Medical Center in North Carolina released information from a study they were conducting on creating cartilage from fat cells. Yes, you ‘heard’ right, fat cells turned to cartilage. In recent years, researchers from Harvard Medical School in Boston have revealed that not only could fat cells be used to create cartilage but bone as well. One… read more
My, What Big Lips You Have!
Thinking about lip injections? Great! However, be cautious who you go to and what product you decide you would like. Lip augmentation has been around for a while and still many people are in the dark about the dangers of permanent lip implants. We have all seen celebrity after celebrity who suddenly had larger lips. And, might I add, unnatural… read more
Can Beauty Be Defined?
Can one truly define beauty? Are there certain guidelines that make one person more beautiful than another? In fact, beauty changes with the times. Back in the Renaissance era, softer fuller features were considered attractive and highly regarded. We can see this with the paintings that emerged from that time. In the 60’s, Marilyn Monroe’s bodacious curves were in high demand… read more
Sitting Decreases Life Expectancy
Physical exercise is a great way to stay fit, healthy and increase life expectancy. Nowadays, with office jobs and work being done from home or on the computer, people are sitting longer and not getting the amount of physical activity our bodies need. Recently, there have been numerous studies done that have shown sitting may be a large hazard to… read more
In Search of Youth, Vigour and Beauty
Dr. Yan Trokel and the amazing Y LIFT® have yet again been featured in a news article. Written by Roopen Roy, it can be found in the Financial Chronicle – the ‘Wall Street Journal’ of India. Roopen is the managing director of Deloitte Consulting in India.
Egg Yolks vs Cigarettes
Have I caught your attention? Egg yolks vs cigarettes seems a bit extreme, right? Egg yolks are quite caloric and we have all heard that choosing an egg white omelette is a healthier option. But, did you know that one jumbo chicken egg yolk can contain up to 237 milligrams of cholesterol? That is the same amount of cholesterol found… read more
New Study Confirms Liposuction Results Will Last
Earlier this year in June, we discussed the importance of exercising after liposuction treatments (click link to read: Exercising After Lipo Reduces Fat Regrowth). There have been cases of patients who had lipo and experienced rapid weight gain post procedure. Of course, all cases are different and vary depending on the patients genes, post-procedural care and exercise. Until now, scientists haven’t… read more
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