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Having no hair, or a decrease in the amount of hair of the scalp.
[M.E. balled]


adj. balder, baldest
Lacking hair on the head.

bald′ly adv.
bald′ness n.

Patient discussion about bald

Q. What medications cause hair loss? I have RA, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, allergies and depression for which I take medication. Which of these cause hair loss?

A. any one of them can, you need to ask your pharmacist about it

Q. Will my hair fall off if I have leukemia? I was diagnosed with ALL and I have to pass on a series of chemotherapy treatments, will my hair fall off? What are the side effects of chemotherapy?

A. Sorry but Yes. Most chemotherapy drugs that will be used do have the side effect of hair loss. However, this will only be temporary and your hair will grow back, probably even better than before! This is just a minor setback, not to be concerned about it..

Q. Do you know if Propecia can truly stop hair loss and even grow back hair. do you have any statistics about it? do you know if there are any side effects to this medication?

A. it does work but there is some side affects, as in E.D. while you are on the med.

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'We are delighted to support Var Energi's future growth plan by extending the life of the Balder field and servicing its assets in the North Sea,' said Andrew Wood, Chief Executive Officer of Worley.
The redevelopment of the Vr Energi-operated North Sea fields Balder and Ringhorne entails other major project activities such as extending the life of the Balder FPSO to 2030; drilling of 15 new production wells in the Balder field area and 11 new production wells in the Ringhorne field area.
According to Balder, this acquisition is a natural step in the diversification of the property portfolio that it has carried out in recent years.
"I have worked in the horseracing industry for 17 years and I don't know what it was, but something just sparked with Balder Succes, it was the sort of person he was.
Paddy Power were impressed and quickly cut Balder Succes to 8-1 from 16s for the Ryanair Chase at the Festival.
Balder Success goes down in class and up in trip - he won over this course and distance as a novice - and should prove too strong for his two rivals.
The pair, trained by Tom George and Alan King respectively, are familiar rivals with Balder Succes having claimed first blood when he won a Grade Two at Kempton back in February.
Both were leading novices last season, Balder Succes landing a big prize at Aintree and God's Own winning at the Punchestown festival.
It would be no surprise to see Balder Succes start favourite at Sandown back on level weights.
It is also being suggested that Balder the brave can also join the cast of third instalment of "Thor." In the comic book, Balder was Thor's half brother and his friend, according to the website.
ALAN King, who had to almost shut down his operation in January because his horses were not firing, looks certain to be double-handed in the Arkle Trophy at the Cheltenham Festival next month after Balder Succes won the Kingmaker Chase at Warwick.
But I'm filling my boots on BALDER SUCCES (3.10) at Ascot today, and while he has 20 rivals to overcome and he's certainly no certainty, I'm confident this classy hurdler will defray the crippling costs of Christmas and go some way to making a dent in my Ne'erday cairry-oot fund.