Demand for cosmetic ‘tweaks’ jumped 250% after reality show’s final series aired Island of love.
According to an analysis of Google research, Britons ask search engines questions such as “Do lip fillers hurt?” And “How much do lip fillers cost in the UK?” At least 200 times more than before the seventh round, which ended last week, began in late June.
The ITV hit has been criticized for glamorizing cosmetic treatments. Many applicants admit to having undergone several procedures to plump their lips and enlarge their breasts.
In 2019, a Harley Street surgeon said he noticed a huge increase in the number of 18-25 year olds looking for lip fillers. “A lot of young women come to my clinic with pictures of the show’s contestants and ask how they can achieve this look,” said Dr. Tijion Esho of the Esho Clinic.
According to an analysis of Google searches, Britons ask search engines questions such as “Do lip fillers hurt?” And “How much do lip fillers cost in the UK?” »At least 200 times more than before the seventh series
Toddlers spread Covid at home
Toddlers are more likely to spread Covid to their families than teenagers, new Canadian research shows.
Researchers from Public Health Ontario analyzed the health records of more than 8,000 households in which children had the virus and found that children under three were up to 43% more likely to transmit Covid to family members , compared to 14 to 17 year olds. -old.
This could be because teens are more likely to spend time in their bedroom, away from their family.
But the study, which lasted for a pre-vaccination period between June and December 2020, found that teens were more likely than their younger siblings to introduce the infection into the household.
Overall, 27% of households with cases of childhood coronavirus have seen transmission within the household.
Toddlers are more likely to spread Covid to their families than teens, new Canadian research shows (file photo)
Being hard of hearing can trigger depression, according to a British study.
A third of Britons over 65 suffer from some form of hearing loss, which has long been linked to cognitive decline and dementia.
But now, an analysis of more than 74,000 Britons between the ages of 50 and 89 shows that the problem can also be a major factor in the development of mood disorders.
Researchers at the University of Manchester have found a strong correlation between increased hearing loss and the onset of depressive symptoms.
Dialechti Tsimpida, psychologist and co-author of the article, said routine hearing tests in the GP’s office can “prevent or delay the onset of depression.”
A third of Britons over 65 suffer from some form of hearing loss, which has long been linked to cognitive decline and dementia (file photo)
One in three patients with multiple sclerosis has not seen a specialist for more than a year because of Covid, according to a survey.
They say routine and urgent appointments have been delayed or canceled due to the pandemic.
A survey conducted by Novartis in partnership with the MS Trust of more than 1,800 people with multiple sclerosis found that 35% of those surveyed said they had not seen a specialist for at least a year.
It also revealed that a third of patients saw their symptoms worsen due to the increased levels of stress and anxiety due to Covid.