Liposuction rise linked to gym wear trend

Image copyright Getty Images More women are seeking liposuction, possibly to get a body that looks good in trendy gym clothing, according to a leading cosmetic surgeon. Rajiv Grover, from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, says latest UK data shows procedures have gone up 12% in a year, from 2,039 in 2017 to […]

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What does the menopause do to the body?

Image copyright Getty Images The menopause is when women’s periods stop and they can no longer become pregnant naturally. The menopause is a natural part of ageing which normally happens between the ages of 45 and 55, but can also be brought on by surgery to remove the ovaries or the womb (hysterectomy). In the […]

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Surgeons operate on baby inside womb

Doctors have used keyhole surgery to correct a baby’s spine while he was still inside the womb. A 20-week scan found Jaxson Sharp from Horsham, West Sussex, had spina bifida. Surgeons used a technique called fetoscopy to operate – the first time an procedure of its kind has been carried out in the UK. Medics […]

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