Medacs Healthcare

We have asked employers around the UK to make a pledge to support the Covid-19: Are You OK? campaign. Health and social care staffing agency Medacs Healthcare has made that pledge: Medacs Healthcare supports the principles of the Nursing Times Covid-19: Are You OK?  campaign.…

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Associates dentist secrets: six simple steps to quadruple Invisalign cases in 60 days

Join Keely Thorne introduce six simple ways for associate dentists to quadruple Invisalign cases on Sunday 6 December at 19:00.

Six simple steps to quadruple your Invisalign cases in 60 days. For frustrated associates wanting to make the most of the 2020 boom in cosmetic dentistry.

During this free live training event you will learn the refined processes that will enable you to reduce in-practice days. Learn ways to increase your number of Invisalign case starts, and therefore dramatically increase your gross income.

Keely Thorne has learned and refined the processes that she will share with you. She will break all of that information down into six very effective yet practical steps. She believes that if you follow these steps, you too will have the same success!

During this free live training event, Keely will show you:

  • How to take control as an associate
  • The step-by-step system that generates Invisalign
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Study exposes human olfactory and brain cells as genuine viral targets of SARS-CoV-2

In a study published in the iScience journal, a research group from Switzerland shows that the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) receptors and entry genes are expressed in the human olfactory neuroepithelial cells and brain by observing key molecular players implicated in the infectious process

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Prestigious award recognises contribution of BAME nurses during Covid-19

A nurse leader and diversity champion has accepted a prestigious award on behalf of all NHS Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) nurses and midwives for their response in the coronavirus pandemic. The Baton Awards celebrates female trailblazers from diverse racial groups and this year…

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Research update: cryolipolysis

Aesthetic Dentistry Today explores the evidence base on the non-invasive fat reduction treatment growing in popularity amongst UK dental practices: cryolipolysis.

Cryolipolysis for the treatment of submental fat: review of the literature

Lipner SR (2018) J Cosmet Dermatol 17(2): 145-51


Submental fat accumulation is a common cosmetic concern. Cryolipolysis utilises non-invasive cooling to lyse adipocytes. A cryolipolysis device was recently approved for treatment of submental fat.


This manuscript provides a review of the preclinical work and clinical trials related to cryolipolysis for the treatment of submental fat. Settings, efficacy, and side effects are also discussed.

Materials and methods

A literature search was performed through Pubmed, Embase, Web of Science, and CINAHL, using the search terms ‘cryolipolysis’, ‘submental’, and ‘paradoxical adipose hyperplasia’. Additional sources from the original source bibliographies were used to further supplement this review.


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