Adriana Pires, a human resources manager in Rio de Janeiro, had a pleasant surprise when she prepared her income taxes: the 8,000 reais ($4,575) she paid for breast implants and liposuction are tax-deductible.
Injections of fat enriched with stem cells led to significantly higher retention of volume compared with standard procedures, according to a Danish study that may revolutionize the field of reconstructive surgery.
July 17 (Bloomberg) -- On today's "Weird Wall Street," Adam Johnson, Matt Miller, and Alix Steel discuss the high price of plastic surgery, built-in espresso machines, and feline mayors. They speak on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart." (Source: Bloomberg)
With North Korea escalating its threats to test a ballistic missile, South Korean President Park Geun Hye was conferring with Bill Gates on another pressing matter. Seated across from Microsoft Corp.’s billionaire co- founder on April 22 at a formal dining table in the Blue House, her official residence, Park picked the tech mogul’s brain about how to nurture entrepreneurs to keep the world’s 15th-largest economy humming.