Lisette Hilton
Lisette Hilton, president of Words Come Alive, has written about health care, the science and business of medicine, fitness and wellness for 25 years. Visit www.WordsComeAlive.com.
Rethinking complete platysma transection
Research suggests this aggressive approach comes up short on long-term results. Two experts offer alternative approaches.
Body hair transplants for baldness
It’s a viable option, according to experts, but the use of body hair to treat baldness requires careful patient selection and strategic technique.
Immunotherapies move toward FDA approval for urothelial Ca
Two late-stage immunotherapy drugs for the treatment of urothelial carcinoma reach regulatory, research milestones.
Next-gen sequencing panel for renal Ca earns CLIA approval
The genomic profiling tool distinguishes among the dominant three malignant and one benign renal cancer subtypes.
Study: More evidence of T therapy’s safety in some PCa patients
Testosterone therapy in hypogonadal men with prostate cancer who have had definitive treatment and in those on surveillance appears to be safe, according to a new study.
FDA adds new warning, updated labeling for T products
Urologists need to “be aware of the role and impact of [anabolic-androgenic steroid] use in our patient population,” says men’s health expert James M. Hotaling, MD, MS.
Measuring nonsurgical fat reduction
Researchers offer a reproducible solution to quantify nonsurgical fat reduction results.
No-touch lip enhancement
No-touch lip enhancement
Avoiding needle injection directly into the mucosa decreases swelling and bruising both during and after the procedure.
ABCs and 123s of ona-, abo- and incobotulinumtoxinA
ABCs and 123s of ona-, abo- and incobotulinumtoxinA
A recently published stepwise approach to treating wrinkles provides a template for achieving safe, effective results with FDA-approved neurotoxins.
Prostate Ca surveillance study has global implications
A new study revealing 91% of very low-risk and 74% of low-risk prostate cancer patients in Sweden choose active surveillance should be a benchmark for the use of the management strategy in the U.S. and elsewhere in the world, the study’s authors say.

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