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Cosmos’ Dr Ajaka Reveals 2019’s Most Popular Procedures…

Cosmos Clinic’s Dr Joseph Ajaka appeared on the Seven Network’s The Morning Show to discuss this year’s most popular procedures and put the rising popularity of them down to two things: The Kardashians and Instagram.
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Diet and Weight Loss – So Much Is Still Unknown

Despite the lengthy research and the millions of dollars invested into studying obesity, it seems there is no definitive answer to many of the ‘big questions’ such as:  Why is the population getting fatter when we know more about losing weight? Is sugar the real villain in this story? Moreover, is there one diet that […]
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One step closer to an anti-obesity pill

A solution to obesity in the form of a pill is on the horizon, according to researchers from the University of Michigan, USA.
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‘Tis The Season To Gain Weight – How Not To Pile On The KGs

Struggling with your weight? It’s that time of year when our social calendars are bursting with parties, drinks, events and catch-ups. All of which spells overindulgence in food and drink and not enough time to make it to the gym. Here’s how to avoid piling on the pounds yet remain full of Christmas-time cheer.
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Concerns Raised about ‘Cosmetic Surgery Cowboys’

As a UK pharmacy announces plans to offer anti-wrinkle and skin rejuvenation treatments in store, similar concerns are also being raised in Australia over botched ‘party season’ procedures carried out by cosmetic surgery ‘cowboys’.
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Washing Away The Guilt With ‘Lipo Soap’

What happens to fat removed from patients during liposuction treatment? It’s usually disposed of, but one Dutch artist decided to turn it into a useful artwork resource that poses questions about human guilt and the debt of modern society.
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New mBMI Obesity Predictor Measures Up

For decades, we have relied on the results of a tape measure, scales and a simple BMI (Body Mass Index) calculation to tell us whether we are overweight, obese, normal or underweight. However, the latest research, published in Cell Metabolism, reveals that rather than performing a BMI calculation, we should be drawing blood to get […]
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Dr Ajaka Discusses New Hospitals for Cosmetic Procedures

[00:00:00] Dr. Joseph Ajaka: We’ve recently opened a new hospital only about two weeks ago. It’s been quite the journey to get there. It’s quite difficult to find premises that fits all the criteria needed. You need to have two exits, you need to have an ambulance bay, the building needs to comply in many […]
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Are Fat Camps the Answer to Australia’s Child Obesity Epidemic?

The statistics don’t lie, childhood obesity is a major public health issue. With 25% of Australian children overweight or obese in 2017, it’s an issue that needs to be addressed.
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Obesity Epidemic Causes Concern for Gen Z

What does the future for Australia’s most overweight generations look like? People who are overweight or obese are at higher risk of severe health complications and chronic illnesses. Despite efforts to educate the public on the importance of healthy eating younger generations are still more likely to be obese than those who grew up before […]