Monthly Archives: September 2012
Pan-Fried Meat Linked to Prostate Cancer
Red meat is a great source of iron as well as proteins, minerals and vitamins. Red meat, in fact, is the richest source of a powerful antioxidant called Alpha Lipoic Acid. What qualifies as red meat exactly? According to the USDA, any and all meats from obtained that have a higher myoglobin content than chicken or fish. Similar to hemoglobin,… read more
Does Botox Affect Parenting?
Botox helps eliminate frown lines, worry lines and over all wrinkles but is also eliminating our emotions from our children? There have been debates in the past on whether or not the effects of Botox on our expressions effects the parenting relationship patients have with their children. On one side the worry is that when a children does something disappointing to… read more
High Brow, Low Brow
We discussed physical beauty and how definitions of it evolve throughout the ages in a recent blog entry, Can Beauty Be Defined? We spoke of the soft, full features of the Renaissance era, the sultry curves of the 60’s and today’s ultra sleek and angular runway models. From heart-shaped faces to pouty puckers, whether it be fashion or style we can… read more
Make Botox Last Longer With Zinc!
A small trial was conducted by select researchers in the US has shown that a combination of an enzyme called phytase and zinc, increases the duration and effect of Botox injections. Botox is a neurotoxin and neurotoxins block the transmission of nerves. Botox in a sense “paralyzes” your muscles when injected during treatment and causing the tissue and skin around… read more
Man vs Science
Last week we remembered the 11 anniversary of 9/11 and the war in Iraq that still continues today. In honor of our troops, I would like to discuss how we as a society are on the brink of a plastic surgery breakthrough! Scientists and doctors are joining forces to create the most advanced medical tools for facial transplants and extreme… read more
Stem Cells: Treatment For Wrinkles
Skin: It’s elastic, protects our organs, keeps bacteria out, self healing and unfortunately with time, wrinkles. When skin is new it has a natural elastic property that keeps us looking young. This elasticity comes from cells called fibroblasts. As we get older, our bodies ability to produce these cells slows down. This results in less elasticity within the skin causing… read more
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