Posts From September, 2012

Women, Excess Fat and Longevity

Excess fat around the waist is known to increase health risks including diabetes, cancer and heart disease. In women, accumulation of fat around the abdomen has also been shown to increase overall mortality. In a comprehensive clinical study which followed over 44,000 nurses, data revealed that that women with greater waist circumferences were more likely toRead More

Autologous Fat Grafts – Uses and Benefits

Fat injections, also known as autologous fat grafts, fat transfer or transplantation, have been used in different clinical settings for volume augmentation or restoration. Techniques for harvesting and injection vary, depending on volume, indications and sites for injection. In a recent article in the Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 4 different modalities are described.(1)Read More

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