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Tissue leftover from facelift can help plump lips

Women getting cosmetic surgery to lift up sagging cheeks and jowls may be able to use some of the tissue removed during the procedure to plump up their lips, a small U.S. study suggests. Five years after getting a facelift followed by lip augmentation using leftover tissue, patients still had significantly fuller lips than they did prior to the procedure, ...

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Dengue vaccine, 11 countries approved

Sanofi Pasteur, Sanofi’s vaccines unit, said on Tuesday that its dengue vaccine, Dengvaxia, had received market approval in eleven countries. To date the vaccine has been approved in Mexico, the Philippines, Brazil, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Paraguay, Guatemala, Peru, Indonesia, Thailand and Singapore, the statement said. Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne disease caused by four virus serotypes as categorized by ...

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Once-a-day tablet for Lung cancer

A simple once-a-day tablet that can zap killer lung cancer tumours will today be rolled out on the NHS. Tagrisso (osimertinib) was only granted a licence in February and has been hailed as a “breakthrough” drug. The once-a-day tablet is suitable for patients with non-small-cell lung cancer who have a specific mutation that means they have stopped responding to earlier ...

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