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  • Human Augmentation Essay

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    Human augmentation (enhancement as some call it) can be defined as the intentional manipulation of humans for the purpose of improvement, using both natural and artificial means. Human augmentation may also be called human 2.0 [Techopedia]. Augmentation is any procedure that alters the human form/genes, including, but not limited to, plastic surgery, gene manipulation/therapy, cybernetics, pharmaceuticals, stem cells, nanotechnology, and computer science. Human augmentation is perfectly fine. With

  • Advertising and Breast Augmentation

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    Advertising and Breast Augmentation Why do we advertise products? What are the implications of these advertisements? How do advertisements further impact our society and culture? These are all very important questions to look at when discussing the motivation, success or failure and ultimately the impact of advertising. How does advertising affect our images of ourselves, and what we are ideally supposed to be? In trying to produce stimulating ads is the industry selling the viewers short

  • The Benefits and Risks of Breast Augmentation

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    The Benefits and Risks of Breast Augmentation Every day women are bombarded with images of beautiful models with thin figures and huge round breast. In striving to achieve the ?ideal? body type women are altering their bodies; cosmetic surgery has increased enormously in the past few years. Breast augmentation alone has increased 500% since 1992. What are the benefits of having big voluptuous breasts? Do the benefits overweigh the risks? There are two main types of breast implants. One is

  • Chin Implants And Chin Augmentation

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    role in maintaining the facial profile. A more younger, attractive and healthier look is achieved by a stronger chin. Chin augmentation using surgical implants tends to provide better balance to the facial features by modifying the underlying face structures. Proper jaw bone modification helps in achieving chin augmentation. More dramatic results are offered in the augmentation procedure which makes use of jaw implants rather than prosthetic implants. An aesthetic chin surgery aims to correct a weak

  • Costmetic Dentistry: Lip Augmentation

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    Cosmetic Dentistry Lip Augmentation Nowadays, lip augmentation and lip enhancement have become one of the most branded cosmetic procedures. Typically, these procedures make use of injectable dermal fillers such as Restylane lip fillers or Juvederm, or lip collages. These are often used to provide plumpness to the lips through lip injections. They can also be used to reduce the fine wrinkles around the mouth. A non-animal clear gel, Restylane, usually occurs naturally in the body and is more preferable

  • The Agricultural Revolution: Augmentation and Dissemination

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    The blessing and curse of the Agricultural Revolution is advocated with its augmentation and dissemination. Taking the stipulative definition of “blessing” and “curse” from the original premise, one can only superimpose the layman’s terms of “negative” and “positive”. Upon examination of the two classifications within the Neolithic Period and ancient Mesopotamian civilization one can confirm the premise. Therefore, the agriculture revolution was a blessing and a curse for humanity. Human society

  • Breast Implants, Breast Augmentation, and American Culture

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    Breast Implants, Breast Augmentation, and American Culture Breast augmentation is rapidly becoming a common procedure among women in the United States. Shows detailing the surgery on TV station such as MTV and VH1 show mothers and their daughters getting implants together and teenage girls thrilled with their new 34-D chests. What most of these shows don't mention are the possible risks and painful recovery that come with the procedure. That breast implants are becoming more and more an accepted

  • Making Offshore Staff Augmentation Work Well

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    quick access to a wide range of expertise. Plagued with ballooning costs across the board and suboptimal employee rosters, a growing number of firms have chosen to restructure their personnel portfolios in favor of lower-cost offshore staff augmentation. The intelligent selection of effective IT subcontractors can be time-consuming, but the potential benefits tend to be attractive both to cash-strapped human resources departments at larger companies and to entrepreneurs seeking to leverage their

  • Guided Bone Regeneration (GBR)

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    outcome. The sequence of bone healing is not only affected by invasion of non-osteogenic tissue, but more so by the defect size and morphology. A predictable intraoral GBR approach was developed in the late 1980s and early 1990s; 108-110 (bone augmentation techniques 2007) The survival rates of implants placed in augmented sites with GBR are reported in many publications, survival rates range from 91.7 to 100%. However, there are few data about the success rate of dental implants placed in those

  • Female Genital Mutilation

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    of body alteration in the U.S. One such example is that of breast augmentation. This is when the breasts are surgically enlarged by placement of a synthetic implant behind both/either the breast tissue and chest muscles, through means of a small incision. A plastic surgeon and/or reconstructive surgeon perform this procedure. ( Augmentations or enlargement of the breast, medically termed augmentation mammoplasty (,