Lisette Hilton
Lisette Hilton, president of Words Come Alive, has written about health care, the science and business of medicine, fitness and wellness for 25 years. Visit www.WordsComeAlive.com.
Guideline linked to reduction in urodynamics testing
Researchers have reported an association with the release of the AUA/SUFU Adult Urodynamics Guideline and reduction of urodynamics performed for diagnosis of overactive bladder, stress urinary incontinence, and mixed urinary incontinence.
Diabetes risk in psoriasis increases with disease severity
In severe psoriasis, every 10 percent increase in affected body surface area increases diabetes risk by 20 percent, researchers find.
AAFPRS trend report
Botox and rhinoplasties top the list of most popular treatments last year, while fat dissolving injections are at the bottom.
Rethinking facial rejuvenation with fat
Fillers can be used to make a face more attractive, but Injectable Tissue Replacement with fat can be used not only to fully replace volume loss but also may reverse tissue decay and alter cellular aging.
Creative filler treatments
There are dozens of creative, off-label ways to use fillers, now that filler safety and efficacy are established, according to Justin Harper, M.D., who recently presented at the 2018 Medical Spa Show.
Predictors for successful actinic keratosis treatment
Strong predictors for achieving a favorable actinic keratosis treatment response from ingenol mebutate 0.015% gel are dermoscopic detection of red pseudonetwork lesions and facial location, a study shows.
Risk-factors for actinic keratosis 12-month turnover
Identifying associations with actinic keratosis variability instead of prevalence can be used to closely monitor organ transplant recipients at increased risk of developing actinic keratosis, researchers say.
Multidisciplinary care improves patient outcomes
Multidisciplinary skin cancer care is an approach that might not only improve patient outcomes, but also professional satisfaction, researchers reported at AAD 2018 this week in San Diego.
Cold-Subfascial breast augmentation
While this modified technique demands surgical finesse, it can be used to shape the breast while avoiding some of the unwanted cosmetic effects that accompany breast augmentation.
The Breast Whisperer
New bra option for augmented breasts offers support and may help to prevent cleavage wrinkles.

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