Tag Archives: Face

High blood pressure: Does your face feel like this? It could be a sign of ‘sudden death’

High blood pressure is a common condition that affects more than 25 per cent of all adults in the UK. The condition, which is also known as hypertension, puts extra stress on blood vessels and vital organs. Diagnosing high blood pressure early is crucial, as it could lead to some deadly complications, including heart attacks… Read More »

A case of the Blues: BCBS plans' appeal rejected, must face antitrust allegations

Dive Brief: The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals this week upheld a federal court ruling from April that the 36 Blue Cross Blue Shield plans’ agreement to limit competition while staking claim in exclusive markets is a per se violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act.  The class action lawsuit has been ongoing for six… Read More »

California man’s face transplant cost $1.5 million, medical center says

A face transplant that gave Cameron Underwood — a 26-year-old California native who attempted to kill himself two years ago — a new lease on life cost more than a million dollars. To date, the procedure — it was performed by the face transplant team at  New York University Langone Medical Center —  has cost $ 1.5 million,… Read More »