What Is Alopecia? Dr. Mallika Marshall Explains The Hair Loss Condition

Rep. Ayanna Pressley revealed Thursday that she's been battling alopecia.
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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...
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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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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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ConclusionsThis study indicated that CT ‐707 is clinically effective as a new antitumor drug for Chinese lung adenocarcinoma patients with ALK rearrangement. It is safe and reliable and the dose‐expansion phase recruitment has started.
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Hairy, scary, funny looking or pretty cool. The beasts in the Harry Potter universe are quite the diverse bunch with unique abilities and qualities. Just like new digital health tech targeted to fight autoimmune diseases or for the main part: their symptoms. Source: Warner Bros. Framestore The common ground for completely different illnesses like type 1 diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and multiple sclerosis is an immune system disfunction. Immune cells and mechanisms target the body’s own cells and structures, deconstructing it bit by bit and inducing inflammation. An estim...
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HAIR loss treatment: Hair loss is an extremely common occurrence. In fact, more than half of men 50 or older have signs of hair loss. Thankfully there are treatments that could help with halting the hair loss condition and speed up growth.
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