Stressed-out women are losing hair in their 20s
A survey of 2,000 people found the average hair loss set in for men aged 38 with a third of women admitting to experiencing hair loss before their 30th birthday. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 4, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

JAK Inhibition Restores Hair in Alopecia PatientsJAK Inhibition Restores Hair in Alopecia Patients
In keeping with results in murine studies, pharmacological inhibition of Janus kinase (JAK) family protein tyrosine kinases led to recovery of hair growth in three patients with alopecia areata. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 29, 2014 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Baldness cure comes at a price
A breakthrough in tackling alopecia has been announced, but the drugs are costly, says James LeFanu (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - August 25, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baldness cure comes at a price
A breakthrough in tackling alopecia has been announced, but the drugs are costly, says James LeFanu (Source: The Telegraph : Health Advice)
Source: The Telegraph : Health Advice - August 25, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bone Marrow Drug Reverses Alopecia, Restores Hair Growth
Researchers from Columbia University Medical Centre reported that the bone marrow drug ruxolitinib, marketed as Jakavi by Novartis, completely reversed baldness in three patients with alopecia. (Source: Pharmaceutical Online News)
Source: Pharmaceutical Online News - August 21, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Drug Restores Hair in Alopecia Patients: FAQ
Title: Drug Restores Hair in Alopecia Patients: FAQCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/20/2014 11:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/20/2014 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - August 20, 2014 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Drug Restores Hair in Alopecia Patients: FAQ
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - August 20, 2014 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Drug Restores Hair in Alopecia Patients: FAQ
A drug used to treat a rare bone marrow cancer caused hair to grow back in some people with alopecia areata, an autoimmune disease that attacks the hair follicles, scientists have found. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 20, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Genetics Home Reference: T-cell immunodeficiency, congenital alopecia, and nail dystrophy
http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/t-cell-immunodeficiency-congenital-alopecia-and-nail-dystrophy (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - August 19, 2014 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

How a promising new drug may help combat baldness caused by alopecia
A cure for patchy baldness may be on the way, according to a new study published Sunday in the journal Nature Medicine. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - August 19, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

Trial pill shows promise as cure for alopecia baldness
A pill that appears to cure alopecia baldness has fully restored the hair of three patients. (Source: Nursing Times Breaking News)
Source: Nursing Times Breaking News - August 18, 2014 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Pill 'reduces hair-loss' in alopecia
Scientists say three people with the hair-loss condition alopecia areata have seen their hair completely re-grow after taking a pill for five months. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 18, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Early Research With Drug Restores Hair in Patients With Alopecia
Title: Early Research With Drug Restores Hair in Patients With AlopeciaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/17/2014 2:35:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 8/18/2014 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - August 18, 2014 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

FDA-approved drug restores hair in patients with alopecia areata
Researchers have identified the immune cells responsible for destroying hair follicles in people with alopecia areata, a common autoimmune disease that causes hair loss, and have tested an FDA-approved drug that eliminated these immune cells and restored hair growth in a small number of patients. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - August 18, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

Bone marrow drug reverses effects of alopecia
US study shows sufferers regained total hair growth following treatment with ruxolitinibRelated items from OnMedicaGPs should be told when patients have cosmetic surgeryChemotherapy doses for acute myeloid leukaemia much too highOn The Pulse - 27th April 2012Male baldness raises risk of coronary heart disease (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - August 18, 2014 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Bone marrow drug could treat alopecia
Conclusion This is valuable laboratory research that identifies the specific type of immune cell (CD8+NKG2D+ T cells) that is involved in the disease process of alopecia. It further identifies several signalling molecules that are drivers of this T cell activity. The researchers then demonstrate that giving two molecular treatments to block the signalling molecules – ruxolitinib (currently licensed in the UK to treat certain bone marrow disorders) and tofacitinib (not currently licensed for any condition in the UK) – were effective in preventing and reversing the disease process in mice with alopecia. These fi...
Source: NHS News Feed - August 18, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medication Source Type: news

Early Research With Drug Restores Hair in Patients With Alopecia
Immune disorder causes disfiguring hair loss, researchers say (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 17, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Early Research with Drug Restores Hair in Patients with Alopecia
Immune disorder causes disfiguring hair loss, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hair Loss, Medicines (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 17, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Drug Helps Some Bald Patients Regrow Hair
The drug, which suppresses immune system activity, showed significant results for several sufferers of the autoimmune disease alopecia areata. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 17, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By PAM BELLUCK Tags: Hair Arthritis Research Nature Medicine (Journal) Columbia University Medical Center Raphael Clynes Bristol Myers Squibb Company BMY NYSE Alopecia Areata Christiano, Angela Immune System Source Type: news

Alopecia sufferers given new treatment hope with repurposed drug
Columbia University researchers announce dramatic results in trials of bone marrow drug, with full hair regrowth within five months Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 17, 2014 Category: Science Authors: Maev Kennedy Tags: Medical research Science Drugs Men's hair Women's hair Source Type: news

Shobna Gulati reveals how seaweed turned the tide on her hair loss
Coronation Street actress and Loose Women host Shobna Gulati, 47, reveals the truth: she has waged a life-long battle with thinning hair. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 17, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA-approved drug restores hair in patients with Alopecia Areata
(Columbia University Medical Center) Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center have identified the immune cells responsible for destroying hair follicles in people with alopecia areata, a common autoimmune disease that causes hair loss, and have tested an FDA-approved drug that eliminated these immune cells and restored hair growth in a small number of patients.The results appear in today's online issue of Nature Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 17, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Caution urged over CT scan radiation doses
BBC News reports on a sharp rise in the number of CT scans being performed, exposing people to the potential health risks of radiation. However, as The Daily Telegraph says, it is not possible to calculate the cancer risk due to exposure to CT scans because there is a lack of data. These media stories follow the publication of a report by the Committee on Medical Aspects of Radiation in the Environment (COMARE). COMARE has reviewed trends in the use of CT scans in the UK. The review weighs up the risk-benefit balance of using CT scans, and considers ways to obtain the best quality scan image while minimising the necessary...
Source: NHS News Feed - August 15, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medical practice Source Type: news

Alopecia sufferer's hair regrows after she is given drugs to treat chest infection
Sarah Ford, 26, began losing her hair when she was 15 and by 20 was totally bald. Her hair began to regrow when she took steroids last April to combat a chest infection. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 11, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Olympic cyclist inspires alopecia sufferers
Joanna Rowsell is a British track cyclists who set 3 world records and won gold at her "home games", the London 2012 Olympics. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 16, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer victim freezes her head during chemotherapy to save her hair
Mother-of-two Shelley Cain, 38, from Hertford, opted for the painful 'cold cap' treatment which stops hair loss from cancer-killing drugs by freezing the head to -4C. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 8, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What's the Diagnosis? Exanthem, Alopecia, Soccer Knee
(MedPage Today) -- Take some of our quizzes to see how your diagnostic skills measure up to those of our other readers. (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - July 1, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Sudden hair loss hits millions of women and no one knows why
Alice Smellie usually found going to the hairdressers relaxing. But in 2011, aged 38, a trip turned into a nightmare when the stylist found a bald patch (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 30, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug Lessens Psoriatic Plaques While Reversing BaldnessDrug Lessens Psoriatic Plaques While Reversing Baldness
Tofacitinib reversed baldness in a 25-year-old man with plaque psoriasis and alopecia universalis. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 26, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Hair loss pill Propecia made man's penis shrink and caused sexual dysfunction
Like many men in their thirties, Paul Innes was unhappy about his thinning hair. Speaking on ITV's This Morning he revealed how hair loss pills ruined his life. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug gives bald man lots of hair
By 18, Kyle Rhodes had lost all the hair on his body due to alopecia areata. An arthritis drug gave it back. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: Spotty Palms
(MedPage Today) -- A 35-year-old woman presents for patchy alopecia which has been present for three to four weeks. In addition to the hair loss, she has been suffering from mild fatigue and some diffuse aches. On exam, she has an asymptomatic skin rash. ? The rash is diffuse over her torso, somewhat faint but visible over the extremities, and prominent on the hands ? Her only recent medications are valacyclovir, which she took for three weeks previously for an asymptomatic vaginal erosion. (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - June 23, 2014 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Arthritis drug helps hairless man regrow hair
First successful test of a treatment for alopecia universalis, a condition that causes total hair loss (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 20, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hairless Man Now Hairy, Thanks to Arthritis Drug
Success suggests possible treatment for condition called alopecia areata universalis. Learn more at WebMD. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 20, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug gives bald man full head of hair
By 18, Kyle Rhodes had lost all the hair on his body due to alopecia areata. An arthritis drug gave it back. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 20, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug gives bald man hair
By 18, Kyle Rhodes had lost all the hair on his body due to alopecia areata. But a new drug has reversed that. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 20, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hairless Man Now Hairy, Thanks to Arthritis Drug
Finding points to possible treatment for condition called alopecia universalis Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Arthritis, Hair Loss, Medicines (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - June 20, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hairless Man Grows Full Head Of Hair In Yale Arthritis Drug Trial
BOSTON (CBS) – Scientists at Yale may have discovered quite the off-label use for an FDA-approved arthritis drug. During a trial, which stretched for eight months, a 25-year-old man with almost no hair on his body grew a full head following treatment with the drug. He reported no noticeable side effects. The patient was suffering from a rare, highly visible disease known as alopecia universalis, which has no cure or approved long term treatment. The disease causes the loss of almost all body hair. According to scientists involved in the trial, the patient also grew eyebrows, eyelashes, and facial, armpit, and other h...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: steve saleeba Tags: Health Heard On WBZ NewsRadio 1030 Local Syndicated Local Watch Listen alopecia universalis Arthritis brett king tofacitinib citrate Yale Source Type: news

In hairless man, arthritis drug spurs hair growth -- lots
(Yale University) A man with almost no hair on his body has grown a full head of it after a novel treatment by doctors at Yale University.There is currently no cure or long-term treatment for alopecia universalis, the disease that left the 25-year-old patient bare of hair. This is the first reported case of a successful targeted treatment for the rare, highly visible disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 19, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Speaking from Experience: Lithium
Bipolar patients talk about specific side effects of Lithium, which is used as a mood stabilizer in treating manic-depressive illness, including thyroid problems, hair loss, memory loss, swelling and diarrhea. (Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder)
Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder - June 18, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Authors: bipolar.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

'Alopecia is a big part of my life, but it doesn't define me': Teenager, 15, who lost all her hair to the disease fronts new campaign
EXCLUSIVE: Joelle Amery, from north London, lost her hair within a few months at the age of eight. Today, the 15-year-old is raising awareness of the rare hair-loss disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 8, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antidepressants, hair loss and statins: Dr Rosemary Leonard answers your medical queries
THIS week family GP Dr Rosemary Leonard addresses the thorny issue of weight loss on antidepressants and whether hair loss is a side effect of statins. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 4, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Put a Wig on It! 4 Ways to Get Free Headgear...
Chemotherapy for breast cancer can cause hair loss. If it appears that your hair will be taking a break while you're in treatment, get some headgear to top off your wardrobe. You can cover your head with free headgear - here's how to get free wigs, hats, caps, and scarves during chemo for breast cancer. Save money and have fun with colors and styles until your hair comes back, and then donate your headgear for others to enjoy! (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - June 4, 2014 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

How dressing like a Star Wars Stormtrooper could cure hair loss
A FUTURISTIC helmet that emits lasers into the scalp is the latest battle in the fight against baldness (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 3, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scaremongering pandemic could claim countless lives
A study claims the biggest threat to life is scaremongering, increasing levels of which could kill all of humankind at least nine times over, cause premature baldness in all genders and possibly run off with your fridge while youre not looking Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 14, 2014 Category: Science Authors: Dean Burnett Tags: Psychology Science Media Science and scepticism Health Society Source Type: news

Can Your Bipolar Medication Cause Hair Loss or...
This article lists several drugs that may cause hair loss or thinning hair, tells what happens to the hair, and discusses what can be done about hair loss (alopecia) or thinning hair due to side effects of medications. (Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder)
Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder - May 11, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Authors: bipolar.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Another Way to Connect With Each Other
Low white blood cell count Get the facts about a low white blood cell count, or leukopenia — a decrease in disease-fighting cells circulating in your blood. Managing chemotherapy side effects Chemotherapy treatment carries with it a host of potential side effects — fatigue, hair loss and more. Learn about managing chemotherapy side effects. Another [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - May 5, 2014 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

How to Treat and Style Your Chemo Curls
Chemotherapy can cause hair loss as well affect hair regrowth. Your post-chemo hair might be very kinky or curly, and it is called chemo curls. Hair regrowth starts 6 - 12 months after chemotherapy stops. Learn how to take care of your new chemo curls. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - May 1, 2014 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

5 Places to Get a Free Wig During Your Cancer...
If you need a free wig during cancer treatment, here are five places to contact. Cancer treatments are expensive and can cause hair loss. Your budget may be tight or you may not have health insurance, but you can find a free wig if you need it during chemotherapy. Learn more about free wigs for cancer patients here. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - May 1, 2014 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Total Hair Regrowth Ebook Review – Explore John Kelby’s Program To...
Total Hair Regrowth ebook, developed by John Kelby, is a program that teaches people how to reduce hair loss and boost hair regrowth naturally. A full review of Total Hair Regrowth ebook on the...(PRWeb April 28, 2014)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/total-hair-regrowth/review/prweb11800079.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 28, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news