Medical News Today: What medications cause hair loss?

Hair loss is a side effect of certain medications. Read on to find out which medications can cause hair loss. We also provide tips on how to prevent and reverse hair loss.
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Abstract White fibrous papulosis of the neck is a rare entity, with fewer than 50 cases described. It is a benign pathology whose main interest lies in its broad differential diagnosis, especially with pseudoxanthoma elasticum. The authors report the case of a 77-year-old woman with multiple yellow-white monomorphic papules on the posterior cervical region, with years of evolution. Cutaneous biopsy revealed a nodular area in the superficial and middle reticular dermis, with slight thickening of the collagen fibers and focally enlarged elastic fibers, aspects highlighted in the Verhoeff staining that additionally showed abs...
Source: Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
HAIR LOSS doesn't have to be the result of growing older. Worried your locks are thinning? One vegetable juice has been proven to increase hair growth. What is it?
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Many people think of hair loss as a male problem, but it also affects at least a third of women. But unlike men, women typically experience thinning hair without going bald, and there can be a number of different underlying causes for the problem. “Some are associated with inflammation in the body. Some are female-pattern hair loss,” says Dr. Deborah Scott, assistant professor of dermatology at Harvard Medical School and co-director of the Hair Loss Clinic at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. But the good news is that in many cases this hair loss can be stabilized with treatment, and it may be reversible. Whe...
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Spironolactone is safe for the treatment of alopecia in breast cancer survivors taking endocrine therapy, new research shows.Medscape Medical News
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Conclusion We present the largest cohort of folliculitis decalvans patients with gram-negative infections, suggesting the...
Source: Dermatology Online Journal - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
Abstract BACKGROUND: Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia (FFA) is a scarring alopecia with unclear pathogenesis and a progressive course. The disease has a major impact on patients' quality of life, lacking effective treatments to halt disease progression. METHODS: We profiled lesional and non-lesional scalp biopsies collected in 2017 from FFA patients (n=12) in comparison to scalp biopsies from alopecia areata (AA) (n=8) and control (n=8) individuals to evaluate gene and protein expression including the primary outcome (CXCL9). We determined significant differences between biomarkers by a two-sided Student's t-test a...
Source: The British Journal of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Br J Dermatol Source Type: research
BEST supplements for hair loss: Getting down to the bottom of hair loss can be a tall order because there are a range of factors that may be at play. Fortunately, you do not have to get to the root of the problem to find a cure. In fact, experimenting with natural remedies may yield results. To the end, studies support applying a natural oil to your head.
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Source: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusions: This nationwide, population-based study indicates that symptom burden is high in oesophageal cancer survivors 1 year after surgery. The most common problems are associated with food intake, sleep, fatigue and anxiety. However, less frequent symptoms were sometimes more debilitating for the individual patient. PMID: 32193960 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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PMID: 32196647 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The British Journal of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Br J Dermatol Source Type: research
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