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)...
Posted 3:00 PM 2/8/2013 by Mary Elizabeth Dallas
FRIDAY, Feb. 8 (HealthDay News) -- It seems that tattoos are everywhere these days, but along with the increase in people getting inked, the number of Americans undergoing procedures to have a tattoo removed is also on the rise, experts say.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which (More)
Posted 12:00 PM 1/26/2013 by Robert Preidt
SATURDAY, Jan. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Shaving can sometimes be rough, but there are ways for men and women to get a smooth shave with a minimum amount of skin irritation, according to the American Academy of Dermatology.
Wet your skin and hair to soften it before you shave. Taking a shower (More)