Posted 10:00 AM 3/26/2013 by Robert Preidt
TUESDAY, March 26 (HealthDay News) -- As thousands of college students head to sunny spots for spring break, getting temporary tattoos may seem like a fun thing to do. But the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns that they can cause blisters and permanent scarring.
While the ink used (More)
Posted 5:00 PM 3/18/2013 by By Alan Mozes
MONDAY, March 18 (HealthDay News) -- Here's a caution in the hairless-body craze. Pubic hair removal could boost your risk for a pox infection, French researchers say.
Skin irritation brought on by either shaving, clipping or waxing the genital area could explain the recent increase among (More)
Posted 12:00 PM 3/15/2013 by Robert Preidt
FRIDAY, March 15 (HealthDay News) -- If people think about their sinuses at all, it's usually because they are blocked or infected. But, according to a new study, the so-called maxillary sinuses play an important role in the shape and function of the nose.
The findings dispel the long-held (More)
Posted 7:00 AM 3/1/2013 by Robert Preidt
FRIDAY, March 1 (HealthDay News) -- Many women like gel manicures because they are durable and long-lasting, but frequent use can cause nail thinning, brittleness, peeling and cracking, and also hide nail disease, an expert warns.
"In general, any manicure left in place for an extended (More)
Posted 2:00 PM 2/27/2013 by Robert Preidt
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 27 (HealthDay News) -- If you're thinking about getting breast implants, there are some things you need to know before you make your decision, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
In the United States, two types of breast implants are approved for sale: (More)
Posted 3:00 PM 2/20/2013 by Robert Preidt
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 20 (HealthDay News) -- The emerging field of 3-D printing is able to now create artificial human ears that look and act like real ears, researchers say.
The artificial ears could give hope to children born with ear deformities or people who have lost all or part of their (More)
Posted 2:00 PM 2/19/2013 by Robert Preidt
TUESDAY, Feb. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Evidence of the economic upturn can be found in more than housing starts and auto sales: A new report shows that the number of cosmetic procedures grew 5 percent in 2012.
Botox injections and other types of minimally invasive treatments led the way as (More)
Posted 7:00 AM 2/16/2013 by Mary Elizabeth Dallas
SATURDAY, Feb. 16 (HealthDay News) -- It takes more than a specially formulated shampoo or lotion to get rid of head lice, according to an expert from the University of California, San Francisco.
Lice don't fly or jump, so they spread when kids' heads are close together, explained Dr. (More)...