Science proves that getting silicone injected directly into your body…

I'm not really sure who needs to be reminded of this, but here it goes. Getting a gray-market silicone injection to improve your body is not a good thing. In fact, it's quite deadly. A group of presenters at CHEST 2011, the 77th annual meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians, have all reported death or near … » 10/25/11 6:20am 10/25/11 6:20am

Which poisonous bacterial protein is best for you?

As someone who has never had botulinim toxin injected in my face as a way to prevent wrinkles, it never occurred to me that different strains of the toxin might have different levels of effectiveness. Yet enterprising researchers from San Francisco have studied these poisons extensively, pitting two types against each … » 6/23/11 10:14am 6/23/11 10:14am

Using surgery to predict the health of the U.S. economy

Last year, some brave minds realized that, "To the best of our knowledge, there have been no previous studies evaluating the correlation of the US economy and hand surgery volume." I know, I'm shocked too. So they set out to determine whether the amount of hand surgeries could predict the strength or weakness of the US… » 2/07/11 11:13am 2/07/11 11:13am