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VANCOUVER, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ - According to a new report by iData Research (www.idataresearch.net), the leading global authority in medical device and pharmaceutical market research, the market for cosmetic surgery, facial aesthetics and medical lasers is expected to almost double in size, exceeding $3 billion by 2017. The market for aesthetic Botulinum toxin-A drugs such as Botox(R) will grow to an estimated $543 million by 2017, while the aesthetic laser and light therapy markets for skin resurfacing, hair removal and laser lipolysis are the fastest growing segments.
EVANSTON, Ill., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Can adding a side salad to a cheeseburger help one lose weight? New research from the Kellogg School of Management suggests that people, particularly those who characterize themselves as weight conscious, tend to believe that adding a healthy option to an otherwise indulgent meal will lower the total calorie count.
WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennials and Gen Xers can be eloquent in 140 characters or less, but in the doctor's office women of this generation edit themselves about sexual health information that can guide recommendations for everything from cervical cancer screening to contraception. In a survey conducted by Opinion Research Corporation, less than one in four women between ages 18 and 34 with a regular health care provider has initiated a conversation about her sexual health, and of those who had a conversation, four in ten weren't too comfortable about it.
RED BANK, N.J., Oct. 4 -- Despite rising awareness of America's obesity epidemic and the secondary health risks associated with excess weight, new research released today by HealthyWomen (HW) shows that while the majority of women believe a parent's obesity has an influence on a child's risk of becoming obese (87%), surprisingly only one-quarter (28%) of women surveyed assign the responsibility to themselves. In reality, studies have shown stronger correlation over time for mother-child obesity compared with father-child obesity.
SEATTLE, Oct. 1 -- Throughout October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, experts from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and its clinical care partner, the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, are offering a series of weekly research-based tip sheets regarding a variety of topics related to breast cancer, including breast cancer prevention, screening and early detection, treatment, and survivorship.
NEW YORK, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Suzanne Somers, one of America's most popular women's health advocates, has partnered with Cinema Events, LLC, a production, marketing, and event distribution company; Screenvision, the leading innovator in cinema advertising; and Alan Hamel Productions to bring one of her most popular talks on aging and wellness to a national cinema audience. "Suzanne Somers' BREAKTHROUGH Tour" is an honest, engaging and often humorous discussion encouraging viewers to take charge of their health, recapture their youth and maintain their vitality. This unique cinema event will premiere in theaters nationwide on November 4, 2010.
One in four college-degreed U.S. men over age 25 is without a job, according to a MarketWatch analysis of September 2010 employment data. Job competition is prompting many men—especially those age 45 and over —to turn to non-surgical cosmetic treatments to look younger and give them an edge in the marketplace.
SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 15 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Botox injection (onabotulinumtoxinA) to prevent headaches in adult patients with chronic migraine. Chronic migraine is defined as having a history of migraine and experiencing a headache on most days of the month.
CHICAGO, Nov. 9, 2010 -- A recent study demonstrating that the treatment of nasolabial folds with Restylane positively influences the first impression that an individual projects was published by Dr. Steven Dayan (www.drdayan.com) and DeNova research in the November 2010 issue of Dermatologic Surgery, a leading Dermatology journal. In a study 20 patients received Restylane the popular hyaluronic filler to fill in the nasolabial folds which run from the side of the nose to the side of the mouth. Three months post treatment, study participants received a significantly higher first impression rating, including social skills; academic performance; attractiveness; success in dating, career performance, finance, athletics and relationships; leading to a more positive total on overall first impression.