'Breast density' tied to cancer risk

2017-02-03 11:45

Denser breast tissue may outweigh other breast cancer risk factors such as obesity and family history, but oncologists say more research is needed.

Cosmetic surgery tourists may get wrong breast shape

2015-07-01 15:06

Cosmetic surgery tourism is on the rise, which means that international differences in what is regarded as the ideal breast shape could cause problems.

New device may make mammograms more comfortable

2014-12-05 13:38

A new device which displays the pressure on the breast during a mammogram may reduce discomfort levels.

Anxiety from false-positive mammograms only temporary

2014-04-22 13:06

A study showed that anxiety from false-positive mammograms was temporary and did not deter women from undergoing breast screening in the future.

1 in 4 breast implants is flawed

2013-06-26 08:57

Doctors have removed breast implants from more than 16 000 women and found a quarter of the products had signs of splitting or leakage.


Breast changes during pregnancy: what to expect

2016-04-07 14:07

If you were an A cup before pregnancy, you may be over the moon with your brand new cleavage. But there are many more changes to come.

Are boob jobs okay for Muslim women?

2015-01-29 16:04

Many women, regardless of their religious beliefs, are dissatisfied with some parts of their bodies. We take a look at breast enlargement methods, with a focus on what's allowed in Islam.

Can your bra really give you breast cancer?

2014-09-05 13:58

Despite popular belief globally, studies suggest that wearing a bra is not linked to an increased chance of breast cancer.

US girls keep hitting puberty earlier

2013-11-05 15:00

American researchers say African American girls on average start getting breasts just before they turn nine.

Pink’s baby boobs

2012-11-15 09:01

Has breastfeeding changed the shape of your breasts? Pink says 'YES'.

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