Misc. Looks Health News

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4/11/2017
The Grayer His Hair, the Higher His Heart Risk?

Study finds link between silvery locks and hardening of the arteries

4/6/2017
When Do Plumped-Up Lips Become 'Too Much'?

At some point, augmented mouths simply begin to look unnatural, survey finds

4/5/2017
Hollywood Villains Are No Dermatologist's Friend

Skin specialists say on-screen creeps often have faces that equate blemishes with 'evil'

3/27/2017
Health Tip: Artificial Nails Can Damage Real Ones

Suggestions to minimize your risk

3/16/2017
'Optimal' Facelifts Do Make You Look Younger, Study Finds

Hundreds who took online survey thought women looked healthier, more attractive in 'after' photos

2/13/2017
The 'Selfie' Paradox

People love their own, but aren't so crazy about others' on social media, study finds

2/2/2017
Eating Disorders Rampant on the Runway

Over half of models surveyed said they'd been asked to lose weight or change their body shape

1/18/2017
Plastic Surgeons Often Miss Patients' Mental Disorders

10 percent seeking facial procedures have condition called body dysmorphic disorder, study contends

12/30/2016
Did You Know Biting Your Nails Can Make You Sick?

Here are 5 reasons to give up your nervous habit

12/23/2016
'Uncombable' Hair? Maybe Genes Are to Blame

Condition is rare, tends to ease with age and causes no harm, researchers say

12/6/2016
Pubic Grooming Tied to Higher STD Rates

Study finds unexpected risk comes from baring all

12/2/2016
Plastic Surgeons Urge Giving Up E-Cigs Before Procedure

Docs recommend abstaining 4 weeks to aid in healing

10/25/2016
Surfing Through Selfies Tied to Low Self-Esteem?

Online survey also found those who checked out posted photos of others a lot had lower life satisfaction

9/23/2016
'Medical Tattoos' Help Hide Surgical Scars

Pigments can restore more natural appearance that patients are happy with, study finds

8/25/2016
Survey Says: Hair Transplants Make Men Look Younger

Study supports notion that balding men appear older, less attractive

8/5/2016
Body Acceptance Rises for Women

But study finds men a bit concerned about their muscle size

7/12/2016
Genes Tied to Red Hair, Pale Skin Greatly Raise Melanoma Risk?

Rise in odds for the disease equivalent to 21 more years of sun, new research suggests

6/22/2016
Hair Removal for a Beach-Ready Body? Do It Safely

Dermatologist explains healthiest way to remove excess hair with at-home waxing

5/20/2016
Pointy Nose, Snub Nose? These Genes May Decide

Scientists zero in on DNA behind key facial features

4/29/2016
Today's Hair Style Could Cause Tomorrow's Hair Loss

Black women who prefer scalp-pulling hairdos seem especially at risk, study indicates

4/28/2016
Could a Cellular Tweak Someday 'Switch Off' Gray Hair?

Scientists spot a molecular signal controlling skin and hair color

4/28/2016
'Freckle' Gene Might Make You Look Older

Scientists say certain genetic variations can add 2 years to your face

4/22/2016
New Guidelines Issued on Breast, Genital Plastic Surgery for Teen Girls

Leading ob/gyn group says growing interest in procedures prompted recommendations

4/20/2016
How the Brain Reads Other People's Faces

Researchers say they spot region that decodes facial movements, such as a slight smile or furrowed brow

3/31/2016
The 'Not Face' Needs No Translation

Across cultures and languages, the negative look remains the same, researchers find

3/22/2016
Scientists Debunk 'Dumb Blonde' Myth

People with lighter locks have IQs equal to -- and sometimes higher than -- those with dark or red hair

3/18/2016
Many Men Have Body Image Issues, Too

Study finds appearance, weight, muscle tone often affect how guys feel about themselves

3/4/2016
Misconceptions About Acne Still Common

Skin condition isn't caused by poor hygiene or diet, dermatologist says

3/4/2016
Black Women's Hair Styling Choices Can Cause Hair Loss

Survey finds the problem is undiagnosed, and may also have a genetic root

3/2/2016
Guys, Want to Be a Leader? Muscle Up

Study found people tend to link brawnier physiques with leadership

2/8/2016
Is Fat From Another Area of Body Safe for Breast Reconstruction?

Research shows this practice doesn't increase risk for new cancers or recurrence

2/5/2016
Do More 'Selfies' Mean More Relationship Woes?

Survey of Instagram users suggests sharing these photos online may make romantic partners jealous

12/29/2015
Is the 'No-Shampoo' Trend a Healthy One?

Experts say experimenting with longer times between washing is a personal choice

9/25/2015
With Liposuction, Weight Should Guide Fat Removal Limits: Study

People with higher body mass can have more removed safely, researchers claim

9/4/2015
Psychopaths May Not Yawn Along With You

Not responding to this normally 'contagious' cue might signal a lack of empathy, researchers suggest

9/4/2015
People Perceive Tall Men in 30s as Most Dominant

Psychological trend may have bearing on politics, Hollywood, researchers said

9/2/2015
FDA Issues Warning About Skin Lighteners

Injectable products may contain unknown substances or contaminants

7/27/2015
Does Facebook Lead Young Women to Dangerous Diets?

Risk is highest for those who use social media site to compare themselves to friends, study finds

7/17/2015
Why Skin Wrinkles More Around the Eyes

Tissue from Japanese cadavers may provide new clues, researchers say

7/10/2015
'Fat Grafting' Widely Used During Facelift Surgery

Procedure is helpful for adding volume, roundness to certain areas of the face, experts say

6/30/2015
Women's Faces Are Redder During Ovulation, Study Says

But these subtle changes aren't detectable to the human eye

6/23/2015
'Skinny Jeans' Linked to Woman's Nerve Damage

After spending the day squatting in too-tight pants, she temporarily couldn't walk

6/10/2015
Smiling Can Lead to New Relationships

But, study authors say grin has to be genuine

5/14/2015
Men in Red May Seem Aggressive, Angry

Study might have you think about your 'fashion statement'

4/17/2015
Health Tip: Applying Artificial Nails

Suggestions for at-home use

2/26/2015
Rear End Takes a Front Seat in Plastic Surgery Offices

Men also drove up overall number of cosmetic procedures, doctors say

12/2/2014
Richard III Likely Had Blond Hair, Blue Eyes, Study Shows

DNA from recently discovered remains is giving historians details on the long-dead king

11/5/2014
Want to Be a Leader? Cultivate a Healthy Look

The appearance of fitness trumps a look of intelligence, study says

11/5/2014
Most Minor Cosmetic Procedures Safe, Study Concludes

Fillers, neurotoxin injections and lasers have low complication rates, researchers say

10/7/2014
As Culture Changed, So Did Melanoma Risk, Study Finds

New fashions led to more revealing clothing -- and tans