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Article ID: 609664

Rise of Medical Tourism Shows Impact on Cosmetic Surgery Market

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Would you consider traveling to Mexico or India for a less-expensive rhinoplasty or breast augmentation procedure? Many Americans are doing just that—and the trend is having an impact on the market for cosmetic plastic surgery, according to an article in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery—Global Open®, the official open-access medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

Released:
30-Oct-2013 11:30 AM EDT

Article ID: 609668

Research Confirms Bottom-Feeding Behavior of Humpback Whales

University of New Hampshire

Scientists have confirmed that humpback whales in the southern Gulf of Maine are spending more feeding time on the ocean floor than in any of their known feeding behaviors, putting them at risk for entanglement in bottom-set fishing gear like lobster traps.

Released:
30-Oct-2013 11:25 AM EDT

Article ID: 609655

Alarming Increasing Incidence of Myopia; New Findings Reveal Environmental Factors are an Important Influence on the Development and Progression of Myopia

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

New research on myopia—how it develops, risk and protective factors, and potentially effective measures for prevention and treatment are reported across twenty articles in the November issue of Optometry and Vision Science, official journal of the American Academy of Optometry. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health.

Released:
30-Oct-2013 11:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 609659

Prices and Family Interactions Influence Eating Behaviors

Iowa State University

Iowa State University researchers looked at how prices, parents and peers affect fruit and vegetable consumption among African-American youths. Researchers say understanding these factors can help design more effective policy interventions.

Released:
30-Oct-2013 11:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 609599

Hair Loss Weighing on Your Mind? 'Gravity Theory' May Explain Male Pattern Baldness

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

The effects of gravity may explain the apparently paradoxical effects of testosterone in male pattern baldness, or androgenic alopecia (AGA), according to a special topic paper in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery—Global Open®, the official open-access medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

Released:
30-Oct-2013 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 609600

Re-examination of JFK Assassination Medical Data Reviews Single Shooter Versus Conspiracy Theories

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Fifty years after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the medical and scientific evidence may support the possibility of the "single shooter, three bullet theory" of the event. Yet new insights into the old medical data simultaneously suggest there may have been multiple shooters, according to a special article by Dr. Rod J. Rohrich, Editor-in-Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

Released:
30-Oct-2013 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 609608

Face It: Twins Who Smoke Look Older, Says Study in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Twins who smoke show more premature facial aging, compared to their nonsmoking identical twins, reports a study in the November issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

Released:
30-Oct-2013 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 609641

Weight Loss Not Always Beneficial for Romantic Relationships

North Carolina State University

Losing weight is beneficial for human health, but when one partner in a romantic relationship loses weight, it doesn’t always have a positive effect on the relationship. According to new research, there can be a “dark side” to weight loss if both partners are not on board with enacting healthy changes.

Released:
30-Oct-2013 8:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 609636

Research: Corporate Executives Hugely Overconfident

Ohio State University

Corporate executives are astonishingly overconfident in their ability to forecast the stock market, a new study shows.

Released:
30-Oct-2013 5:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 609618

Scientist Identify Genetic Link Between Language Impairment and Autism

Nationwide Children's Hospital

In the first molecular genetic study of families with a history of both language impairment and autism, scientists may have uncovered a shared origin for the two conditions, an important step toward explaining why some cases of autism are accompanied by language difficulties and others are not. The study indicates that a disorder called specific language impairment—one of the most common developmental delays in children—may be caused by the same genetic variants that lead to language difficulties in some children with autism.

Released:
29-Oct-2013 3:15 PM EDT

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