Medical research

Researchers find synapse-boosting factors in young blood

A team of researchers at Stanford University has found synapse-boosting factors in the blood of young mice. In their paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the group describes their study of the ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Don't believe the hype on 'vaginal rejuvenation,' FDA says

(HealthDay)—Despite their growing popularity, there's no evidence that so-called "vaginal rejuvenation" procedures are either safe or effective, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Energy-based devices work well for feminine rejuvenation

(HealthDay)—Energy-based devices are both safe and effective methods of nonsurgical treatment for feminine rejuvenation, according to a review published online March 10 in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology.


Er:YAG + SMA safe, effective for facial skin rejuvenation

(HealthDay)—Multifractional microablative laser combined with spatially modulated ablative (SMA) technology appears to be effective and safe for facial skin rejuvenation, according to a study published online July 18 in ...


Positive midface rejuvenation with mesh suspension thread

(HealthDay)—Midface rejuvenation using novel modified mesh suspension thread produces positive aesthetic results and minimal complications, according to a small study published online April 18 in the Journal of Cosmetic ...

Medical research

Pulsed electrical fields may provide improved skin rejuvenation

A new approach to skin rejuvenation developed at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) may be less likely to have unintended side effects such as scarring and altered pigmentation. In the online journal Scientific Reports, ...


Predictors of dissatisfaction with midface rejuvenation ID'd

(HealthDay)—For patients who undergo midface rejuvenation surgery, the rate of dissatisfaction with outcome is associated with malar hypoplasia and loss of elasticity, according to a study published online Jan. 24 in JAMA ...

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