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Is cosmetic surgery “ethically corrupt”?

Michael Cook BioEdge The flames of bioethical controversy crackle loudest in the media when stem cells or euthanasia or abortion are tossed onto the flames. But tempers can flare over cosmetic surgery as well. In the wake of the Poly … Continue reading

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Implant outcry mounts

Source: SMH PARIS: They call themselves the ”pipettes”, a group of 30 French women who, like hundreds of thousands of others caught up in a global health scare, are walking around with a potential timebomb in the shape of defective … Continue reading

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PIP implants sold to Dutch firm under new name

Source: Reuters Potentially dangerous breast implants made by a now-defunct French company were sold to about 1,000 Dutch women under a different name, a Dutch health official said on Monday, broadening a scandal that could affect some 300,000 women worldwide. … Continue reading

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