Welcome to the our Aesthetic Medicine news roundup, 6 November 2020.


[AusDoc.] Early COVID-19 vaccines ‘won’t prevent infection’
The first COVID-19 vaccines will protect against disease rather than infection, highlighting a need to vaccinate the most vulnerable first, experts say.

[NewBeauty] According to Plastic Surgeons, Masks Are Causing More People to Get Cosmetic Surgery on Their Ears
Although wearing a mask has always been part of his profession, Encino, CA plastic surgeon George Sanders, MD has been noticing something about his appearance of late.

[7News] Conjoined twins successfully separated in ‘landmark’ surgery that took 24 hours
Nine-month-old twin girls, who were born with a rare condition where they were conjoined at the head, have been separated in a successful surgery at UC Davis Children’s Hospital in Sacramento, California.

[Reuters] AbbVie raises 2020 profit forecast as COVID-19 hit eases
Oct 30 (Reuters) – Drugmaker AbbVie Inc posted better-than-expected quarterly sales and raised its full-year adjusted profit forecast on Friday, as demand for its Botox and other treatments showed signs of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic hit.

[AusDoc.]Alcohol raises risk of seven different cancers, Aussie study shows
Consumption of more than 14 standard drinks a week is linked to an increased absolute lifetime risk of developing an alcohol-related cancer of 5.4% for women and 4.4% for men, new data show.


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