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Baldness Dermatology
1. Loss or absence of hair on the scalp.
2. Baldness, see there See Hair replacement, Hot comb alopecia, Moth-eaten alopecia.
Alopecia types
Male pattern
On the front and top–blame mother
Alopecia areata–blame mother, angry lover
Related to RT–blame radiation oncologist
Alopecia capitis totalis–blame mother
Due to chemotherapy—cyclophosphamide, cytosine arabinoside, doxorubicin–blame oncologist


(pĕr′mă-nĕnt) [″ + manere, to remain]
Enduring; without change.
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Koizumi, who goes to the Yokosuka barber shop several times a year to redo the permanent wave, likes the fact that the style is functional, easy to wash and easy to maintain, Nakagomi said.
Exactly how a permanent wave would be built, Patrick wasn't sure, but he assumed some sort of barrier could be placed under the water so the current would pour over it and create a large wave.
The ISO (Innovative Styling Options), Quantum and Naturelle lines, in addition to other popular permanent wave products, shampoos, conditioners and styling lines, will become brands within Zotos.
The interest led to the formation of the women's arts organisation Permanent Waves and today more women than ever are establishing themselves as artists, while juggling their families and careers.
Tommy Wayne Downs spent the eighties in the ghettoes of Nashville, selling permanent waves as the path to the American dream.
Club dinghy frostbite series races on the Marine Lake were Tim Lawrence in a Lark Permanent Waves and Martin Whittingham-Jones in a 2.
Myth #3 - As hair turns gray, permanent waves and color treatments should be stronger.
PERMANENT Waves Arts Association, which is based in Fairwater, Cardiff, is holding courses in the design industry's favoured print and graphics package Quark Xpress in the next two months.
FEMALE artists in Wales are not being given a fair chance to establish themselves, claims Permanent Waves Women's Arts Association.
Fast Handicap (Marine Lake): Permanent Waves (T Lawrence) and Black to the Future (P Johnson) one win each.
new developments in gentle hair dyes and permanent waves and
Permanent Waves Arts Association, in partnership with the University of Glamorgan, is offering a range of computer design courses at its Digital Arts Workshop in Ely Bridge, Cardiff.

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