Because scalp hair
can capture information about how cortisol levels have changed over time, hair analysis gives us a better tool for evaluating that risk," she said.
Female pattern hair loss is a common condition that refers to the decrease in central scalp hair
density that occurs in females postpuberty.
The pattern of acne, hirsutism and weight deposition was consistent with PCOS, however the scalp hair
loss and bowel symptoms alerted me to recommend a recheck of her thyroid function.
In infancy, scalp hair
is wiry, brittle, patchy, and pale; progressive hair loss may lead to total alopecia by puberty.
To our knowledge, the present study is the first to evaluate the effect of EGCG on hair growth using human scalp hair
The head louse or, to give it its grand name, Pediculus capitis, is a parasite that lives on human blood and is found in scalp hair
Shapiro and his colleagues tested anthralin on eight adult patients with at least 50% scalp hair
loss lasting at least 1 year.
The condition also causes excess production of the male hormone testosterone and that can lead to excess body hair, acne or scalp hair
AEDs also may cause gum swelling and disfigurement, acne, growth of facial hair, and loss of scalp hair
Other suspected side effects are heart-rhythm disturbances, acne, scalp hair
loss, and menstrual irregularities.
At any one time, about 90 per cent of scalp hair
from men has been successfully transplanted into the forearm of a genetically unrelated and immunologically incompatible woman, according to a report in the November 4 issue of Nature.