Medical News Today: Causes and treatments for hair loss
Hair loss can be an upsetting condition to deal with. We look at the various causes, treatment options, and practical tips for preventing further loss.
Publication date: Available online 13 December 2019Source: Regulatory Toxicology and PharmacologyAuthor(s): Keyu Zhang, Xiaoyang Wang, Mi Wang, Yingchun Liu, Lifang Zhang, Chunmei Wang, Chenzhong Fei, Juan Li, Feiqun XueAbstractIn the current study, to support the safety assessment of ethanamizuril as a new potent anticoccidial agent of triazine compounds, a 90-day repeated-dose oral toxicity assay of ethanamizuril was investigated. Treatment related clinical signs of alopecia on back and neck have been observed in some male and female at the 65 and 130 mg/kg dose groups. The body weight and feed conversion efficacy of 6...
Hair loss is one of the most common side effects of chemotherapy, and can cause persistent negative emotions, further affecting therapeutic effects and reducing the quality of life. However, there are no clini...
AbstractAndrogenetic alopecia (AGA) and acne vulgaris are two conditions commonly seen by dermatologists. Androgens and the androgen receptors play an essential role in the manifestation of both conditions, and some systemic therapies function by interfering in this pathway. The use of topical antiandrogen therapies has gained traction in recent years due to their potential efficacy in treating AGA and acne vulgaris, as well as their reduced adverse effects compared with systemic drugs. This review discusses the role of androgens in skin physiology and pathology and assesses the potential efficacy and safety of three topic...
Tufted hair folliculitis, categorized usually as a variant of folliculitis decalvans, is a clinical condition in which bundles of hair are scattered in the patches of scaring alopecia [1,2]. The fibrosis in the upper dermis is expected to cause gathering of some hair units forming tufts of hairs. The structure and pathogenesis of tufts remain unclear and have been explained only by exhibiting the partial vertical view of a tuft. Here, we implemented three dimensional (3D) analysis for a whole tuft of hair using a digital scanner and a 3D reconstruction software and observed how each hair follicle constructs a tuft of hair.
Seborrheic dermatitis is an inflammatory skin condition that causes an itchy, flaky rash. Rarely, it causes temporary hair loss. Learn how, and what people can to do treat it, here.
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A 61-year-old reader has asked DR ELLIE CANNON whether his new heart pills could be responsible for his sudden hair loss as all the men in his family had a full head of hair into old age.