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20 million cosmetic procedures performed in the world in 2014

Injections, face lifts, prostheses … In 2014, over 20 million people have been resort to cosmetic surgery in the world. The most recognized organizations representing the discipline published a detailed study of the behaviors of patients. More than 20 million surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures were performed worldwide in 2014. Statistics figures released Wednesday by the International Society of...

The first signs of aging appear early twenties

A new US study published on Monday, to better understand the mechanisms of aging in humans . What to allow medicine one day delay? Explanations. The first signs of aging can be detected in the mid-twenties, according to a US study published Monday. The researchers, who published their findings in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , studied the metabolism of a group of 954 people born in...

In China, employees of a bank must ask permission to make a child

Ladies, it’s the boss who decides, even when it comes to your uterus. In substance what was declared a municipal bank of Jiaozuo in Henan Province of China, issuing a circular requiring its employees to ask permission to get pregnant. According to this document, which was circulated in Mass on Friday Chinese social networks, “only married employees working for more than a year in business can enroll in...

The health study of the day: the festival bracelets are full of staphylococci

Throw your festival bracelet in the trash! This is the conclusion of a study conducted by a microbiologist from the University of Surrey in Britain, supported by the Dailymail . Many festival goers have got used to keep their bracelets for weeks or months. A very bad idea, according to the results of the study ► . Methodology: bracelets a rock festival with a magnifying glass The researcher examined two...

In Erbil, a school for “that knowledge outweighs barbarism”

Cardinal Philippe Barbarin was in Iraqi Kurdistan on 28 June for the inauguration of St. Irenaeus, a school financed by French donors and intended for displaced children . Photo credits: Édouard de Mareschal / Le Figaro Feature – A year after the fall of Mosul, Christians displaced camps have become part of the landscape in Iraqi Kurdistan . Sign mobilization is not fading, a school opened by Cardinal...

Grand jury probing meningitis-linked pharmacy: newspaper

BOSTON (Reuters) – A grand jury is investigating the compounding pharmacy at the heart of a deadly meningitis outbreak, the Boston Globe reported on Saturday. The grand jury has begun issuing subpoenas to people who worked for the New England Compounding Center, which closed after investigators determined it had produced the tainted injectible steroid that has killed 36 people, the newspaper reported, citing...

FDA find bugs, bird at affiliate of meningitis pharmacy

(Reuters) – U.S. health inspectors found bugs, a flying bird and other unsterile conditions at Ameridose LLC, an affiliate of the Massachusetts compounding pharmacy at the heart of the deadly meningitis outbreak. Westborough, Massachusetts-based Ameridose was closed on October 10 to allow state and federal investigators to inspect its facilities. On Monday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration released the...

FDA regulation of pharmacies has knotty history

WASHINGTON (AP) — The deadly meningitis outbreak linked to contaminated pain injections has prompted calls for tighter federal regulation of compounding pharmacies, which have periodically been blamed for crippling and sometimes fatal injuries. But this isn’t the first time Congress has pushed for more authority over the industry. Such efforts stretch back to the 1990s, and after vigorous pushback by...

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