Body modification
Body modification (or body alteration) is the deliberate altering of the human anatomy or human physical appearance. It is often done for aesthetics, sexual enhancement, rites of passage, religious be...
Body modification - Wikipedia
This bionic lens implant could make your vision three times better than 20/20 | Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building
Wearing corrective eye glasses could soon be a thing of the past. The Ocumetics Bionic Lens, invented by Dr. Garth Webb of Ocumetics Technology Corp, claims to be a painless implant that could…
Daughter Double: $58,000 Surgery To Become My Child's Twin
WITH their peroxide blonde locks, svelte size eight figures and stunning youthful looks, these two wo...
A neural implant stays in the long term on the spinal cord to restore walking
EPFL researcher's neural implant can make paralyzed rats walk again. Soft and stretchable, it is the first of its kind that can be implanted directly on the spinal chord.
How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat
At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana. I k...
The Unstoppable Iron Men of Chennai
Being a bodybuilder in India is a tough task. Many of these athletes are poor and struggle on an almost daily basis for such fundamental things as food, not to mention supplements. With no sponsors, m...
Tattoos May Be A Coping Mechanism For Some College-Age Women
“I think women, especially, are more aware of their bodies through, among other things, fat shaming, the cosmetics and plastic surgery industry and hyper-sexualized imagery in media,” Koch said. “What...
Newly Released DNA Analysis of Paracas Elongated Skulls Indicates Unknown Origins
Paracas is located in the Pisco Province in the Inca Region on the Southern coast of Peru. Home of the ground breaking discovery in 1928 by Julio Tello of a massive graveyard containing tombs filled w...
Breast Implants: The Ticking Time Bomb In Millions Of Women’s Bodies
They do not last. They rupture. And the longer they’re in the body the more likely they are to rupture. The statistics are kind of scary, because around about 50 percent are ruptured by 10 years. And ...
Woman Born With Only Four Fingers And No Legs After Exposure To Chernobyl Radiation While In The Womb Defies The Odds To Become A Bodybuilder
Tatsiana Khvitsko was born with no legs and only four fingers after being exposed to radiation from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster as an unborn baby. Like many children born with deformities in the wa...
Engineered Hot Fat Implants Reduce Weight Gain In Mice
Scientists at UC Berkeley have developed a novel way to engineer the growth and expansion of energy-burning “good” fat, and then found that this fat helped reduce weight gain and lower blood glucose l...
Doctors Uses 3D Printed Titanium Implant To Treat Chinese Toddler Of Child Defect
A Chinese woman gave birth to a baby girl with a defect that is considered as uncommon and now the baby has received a medical procedure that has proved crucial. The baby had an oversized skull and th...
Worst Cases Of Plastic Surgery Obsession
Top 10 People who took plastic surgery way too far. Extreme cases of men and women obsessed with surgically modifying their face and body.
Fashionable Sunburn Art Linked To 50 % Higher Risk Of Cancer
Sunburn art is basically created by placing sunscreen on the body in such a way that a specific design or symbol is burnt onto the skin by the sun while the rest of the skin remains protected. These p...
InVivo Therapeutics Reports Update of First Two Spinal Cord Injury Patients Implanted with Neuro-Spinal Scaffold
InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. (NVIV) today announced a six-month post-implant update for the first study patient and a three-month post-implant update for the second study patient in the company'...
Body art
Body art is art made on, with, or consisting of, the human body. The most common forms of body art are tattoos and body piercings. Other types include scarification, branding, subdermal implants, scal...
Body art - Wikipedia
Genital modification
The terms genital modification and genital mutilation can refer to permanent or temporary changes to human sex organs. Some forms of genital alteration are performed at the behest of an adult, with th...
Genital modification - Wikipedia
Plastic surgery
Plastic surgery is a medical specialty concerned with the "correction" or restoration of form and function. Though cosmetic or aesthetic surgery is the best-known kind of plastic surgery, plastic surg...
Plastic surgery - Wikipedia
Sex change
Sex change is a process by which a person or animal changes sex – that is, by which female sexual characteristics are substituted for male ones, or vice versa. Sex change may occur naturally, as in th...
Sex change - Wikipedia
Body piercing
Body piercing, a form of body modification, is the practice of puncturing or cutting a part of the human body, creating an opening in which jewellery may be worn. The word piercing can refer to the ac...
Body piercing - Wikipedia
Cosmetic surgery
Plastic surgery is a medical specialty concerned with the "correction" or restoration of form and function. Though cosmetic or aesthetic surgery is the best-known kind of plastic surgery, plastic surg...
Cosmetic surgery - Wikipedia
Mutilation
Mutilation or maiming is an act of physical injury that degrades the appearance or function of any living body.
Some ethnic groups practice ritual mutilation, e.g. scarification, burning, flagella...
Mutilation - Wikipedia
Tattoo
A tattoo is a form of body modification, made by inserting indelible ink into the dermis layer of the skin to change the pigment.
The word tattoo, or tattow in the 18th century, is a loanword from...
Tattoo - Wikipedia
Mirin Dajo
Mirin Dajo was the pseudonym of a Dutch named Arnold Gerrit Henskes (August 6, 1912 – May 26, 1948). Arnold specifically asked not to be called a fakir.He became famous for radically piercing his...
Mirin Dajo - Wikipedia
This bionic lens implant could make your vision three times better than 20/20 | Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building
Wearing corrective eye glasses could soon be a thing of the past. The Ocumetics Bionic Lens, invented by Dr. Garth Webb of Ocumetics Technology Corp, claims to be a painless implant that could…
How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat
At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana. I k...
Peri-implantitis
Peri-implantitis is the destructive inflammatory process affecting the soft and hard tissues surrounding dental implants. The array of periodontal pathogens found around failing implants (those affec...
Peri-implantitis - Wikipedia