The Child Welfare League Foundation (CWLF) yesterday published a recent survey suggesting that 50 percent of Taiwanese teenagers approve of having plastic surgery in their teenage years.
Scientists implanted thin sheets of scaffolding-like material from pigs into a few young men with disabling leg injuries -- and say the experimental treatment coaxed the men's own stem cells to regrow new muscle.
The head of Japanese cosmetics giant Kanebo apologized Wednesday over a recall of products blamed for leaving thousands of customers with skin blotches, as the firm faced criticism over delays in halting shipments.
An optical system to quantify the properties of biological tissues noninvasively, assisting clinical treatment with more efficient and accurate diagnosis, has been developed by National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), the school said.
Five commonly used cosmetic treatments are not supported by clinical evidence and could lead to death in severe circumstances, a Hong Kong-based medical group warned yesterday.
Forget face lifts or boob jobs -- in California the latest cosmetic surgery must-have is the buttock enhancement, whether higher, rounder or just smoother.
Bottom warmers in cars may ease frigid winter commutes, but dermatologists warn that extended exposure to seat heaters can lead to a skin condition called "toasted skin syndrome."
Facelifts are surging in popularity among American men as the country digs out of recession and the older set aims to compete with a younger, tech-savvy generation, a survey showed Monday.
Quitting smoking and tightening belts around their waists and on the household budget top the list of Americans' new year's resolutions for 2011.