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Adding barcodes to breast implants for safety

London - In an attempt to protect the health of women, the U.K. is to start having all breast implants barcoded. This is to stop previous problems with implants made from dangerous materials finding their way into medical centers.

Large national variations in breastfeeding rates

London - New figures, published by the medical journal The Lancet, show considerable variation between countries in terms of breastfeeding. The U.K. comes out very low.

Breast cancer awareness campaign launched

London - Public Health England has begun a new nationwide breast cancer campaign, designed to encourage women to come forward and see a medical practitioner if they have concerns. The focus is on women aged over 70.

Breast cancer cases could rise 50 percent in U.S.

A U.S. National Cancer Institute model forecasts a marked increase in estrogen receptor-positive tumors (breast cancer) among older women by 2030.

Staff gets distracted by thief after she squirts her breast milk

Darmstadt - On Monday a mother in central Germany decided to come up with a different kind of method to allegedly steal from a pharmacy.

Woman gets third breast to turn men off

A 21-year-old, who calls herself Jasmine Tridevil, claimed that she had a third breast added to her chest because she wanted to turn guys off.

Genetic cause of common breast tumors in women

Singapore - Singapore scientists have discovered the genetic cause of common breast tumors in women. The study was led by researchers from the National Cancer Centre Singapore, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School.

Doubts cast on breast cancer-virus link

Breast cancer and brain tumors are not caused by viruses, according to a genetic analysis. The results call into question some drug trial regimes.

Breast bacteria offer tantalizing clues about health

A new study has revealed that the female breast contains a unique population of microbes relative to the rest of the body. The research raises questions about health and disease.

Op-Ed: Drinking can increase the survival rate of breast cancer

Alcohol is thought of to be a harmful substance to both men and women. However, new studies show that women who drink alcohol moderately may in fact increase breast cancer survival rates.

Op-Ed: Killer uses her bra to strangle elderly neighbor

One woman tried to keep abreast of the situation by strangling her elderly neighbor with her bra because he refused to buy alcohol for her.

German star dies after sixth breast enhancement, doctors charged

Hamburg - A German reality and porn star, known as Sexy Cora, died while in a coma following her sixth breast enhancement operation, and two doctors have been charged with negligent manslaughter.

Breast-baring fundraiser causes controversy

The way in which a New Zealand-based website is raising money to battle breast cancer has caused controversy, as the site is asking readers to post photos of their breasts online.

Breast implants can be won in a raffle in Venezuela

Caracas - A Venezuelan politician is offering people an opportunity to win breast implants in a raffle. For less than $6 a ticket they have a chance to have the costly surgery done at no charge.

Mix up results in wrong woman undergoing surgery

Winnipeg - A mistake resulted in one woman undergoing unnecessary surgery while a woman needing an operation has had to face a delay in her diagnosis and treatment.

Athena's Cup collects bras for breast cancer, Guinness Record Special

Woonsocket - Organizers of the Athena's Cup launched a national campaign to raise money for breast cancer research and awareness in their attempt to collect 169,000 donated bra's they will use to set a Guinness record for the world's longest chain of attached bras.

Buckets for Breasts in Race for the Cure Special

This KFC restaurant in Louisville, Ky., underwent a pink-ification as part of KFC's "Buckets for the Cure" campaign. The goal is to generate the largest-ever donation to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation.

Surgeon who de-breasted woman in Ontario reinstated

Windsor - A surgeon at Hotel Dieu Grace Hospital in Windsor, Ontario mistakenly removed a woman's breast last fall. This week the hospital decided the surgeon's future at their facility.

Mango effective in preventing, stopping certain cancer cells

A study by Texas AgriLife Research food scientists found that the mango is able prevent or stop certain colon and breast cancer cells in the lab.

Agency Changes Mammogram and Self-Examination Recommendations

Most women should start regular breast cancer screening at age 50, according to new guidelines released Monday by the United States Preventive Services Task Force. Only seven years ago the Task Force set the ideal start age for regular mammograms at 40.

Swedish student hopes to generate breast milk with a pump

Ragnar Bengtsson will use a breast pump at 3 hour intervals over the next 90 days to see if it will generate breast milk. There is only one problem. Ragnar is a man.

Unique cancer cells stay after anti-cancer treatment

Scientists found that after treatment, a subset of resistant cancer cells exist in breast cancer tumors. These cells look different, defining a "gene signature" that can be used to develop new drugs against the disease.

Study says that 1/3 of breast cancer cases overdiagnosed

A new research published at the British Medical Journal (BMJ) suggests that one out of three breast cancer patients were overtreated.

Australian court allows teen breast removal

A teenage girl has got permission from Australian family court to have her breasts surgically removed so that it would be easier for her to pass as a male.

Dentist claims breast rubs appropriate

A dentist accused of fondling the breasts of 27 patients is arguing that chest massages are an appropriate procedure in some cases. His lawyer says dental journals discuss the need to massage those muscles to treat a common jaw problem.

Sagging Breasts Need A Lift? Cup&Up To The Rescue!

Soon, you will be able to have your sagging breasts lifted on your lunch hour! An Israeli company, (Minimally Invasive Mastopexy) has developed a two-hole breast lift procedure to insert what amounts to a permanent push-up bra under your breasts.

Are video games becoming sexual?

The new Soul Calibur IV game answers the question by showing everyone its new Boob job. Sadly enough, video games may be on decline due to sex oriented characters, up the skirt shots, and Nudity mods. Next generation game, or next generation porn?

Canadian Scientists Make Breakthrough in Breast Cancer Treatment

Scientists from Canada's McGill University have found a way to target and potentially treat up to 40 per cent of breast cancers. During testing, they were able to block an enzyme that helps tumours grow.

There Will Be Many A Sore Nipple In The Masses For The World Record

A nes report has covered yet another strange but true world record attempt, and this time is mass breast feeding

Breast milk used to lose weight ?

Woohoo what a discovery. But it's breast milk. No, it's a protein found in breast milk, that was turned into a pill and used in a study.
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