Medical News Today: What to know about hair loss and Accutane
Accutane, a drug that helps treat severe acne, contains isotretinoin. Isotretinoin may cause side effects, including hair loss. Learn more about why Accutane may cause hair loss, and some ways to counter it, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is there a link between dandruff and hair loss?
Dandruff itself does not cause hair loss, but the two may be linked, as some infections and medical conditions can cause both dandruff and hair loss. Learn more about dandruff, hair loss, and prevention here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

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. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Hair loss in children: What to know
Hair loss is not uncommon in children. Common causes include fungal infections, stress, and hair pulling. Learn about causes, treatments, and when to see a doctor, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can saw palmetto help with hair loss?
This article will discuss the research on saw palmetto as a treatment for hair loss, as well as how to use it and other possible remedies. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about thyroid function and hair loss
Hair loss sometimes occurs if the thyroid gland is not working correctly. An overactive thyroid or an underactive thyroid can both cause hair loss. Treating thyroid-related hair loss involves treating the cause thyroid problem. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Hair loss: Working this number of hours could trigger hair loss says new study
HAIR loss can be attributed to many lifestyle factors. A new study has found a significant association with long working hours. How many hours did the participants work? What causes the hair loss? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How air pollution may lead to hair loss
New research explains the effect of pollution particles on hair follicle cells and suggests that the mechanism explains why pollution leads to hair loss. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Now experts say pollution may cause hair loss! Tiny pollutants 'decrease hair growth proteins' 
Scientists in the Republic of Korea studied particulate matter (PM), one of the main pollutants. They said its effects 'could lead to baldness', but further studies need to confirm this. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Treating male hair loss: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
Not all hair loss is the same, so not all treatments will work for fixing the thinning you're seeing in the mirror. A dermatologist can tell you why you're losing your hair and what can be done about it. IN this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute,  Dr. Leila Tolaymat, explains one type, androgenetic alopecia, and that's known as male- [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 9, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Experiencing hair loss while on keto? It might be triggered by your lifestyle
(Natural News) The ketogenic (keto) diet can help people manage conditions like epilepsy and diabetes. It’s also an effective diet for people who want to lose weight. However, women often experience one surprising side effect of the keto diet: hair loss. What happens when you’re on the keto diet? Going on the keto diet means you need... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women's Wellness: Vaginal atrophy after breast cancer
Breast cancer and its treatments can cause many changes in your body. In addition to breast-related changes, you might also experience menstrual changes, hair loss or skin changes. In some cases, these changes can cause sexual challenges. Vaginal atrophy, a thinning, drying and sometimes irritation of the lining of the vaginal walls, can be one [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 3, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

New Technology Could Help Reverse Baldness
BOSTON (CBS) — Hair loss can be distressing for both men and women, but engineers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have developed a new technology that could one day help reverse baldness. The device stimulates the skin with low-frequency, painless electric pulses that coax hair follicles that have essentially fallen asleep to resume hair production. Instead of requiring a bulky battery pack, the device is powered by the person’s day to day movements, and it is so small it could be worn under a regular baseball cap. They tested the technology on hairless mice and found that it stimulated hair growth as ef...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local baldness Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Way to prevent chemotherapy hair loss in sight
Using a mini organ model, scientists reveal how taxane chemotherapy can permanently damage hair follicles, and how a newer class of drug could prevent it. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Reuters asks judge to release secret Propecia documents
Reuters asked a U.S. judge on Thursday to unseal documents filed in court regarding potential risks associated with Propecia, Merck& Co's popular baldness drug. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

The end of hair loss during chemo?
Scientists from the University of Manchester found human scalp hair follicles (shown in pink) were less able to divide when exposed to anti-cancer drugs called CDK4/6 inhibitors. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Infographic: Scalp cooling therapy
Learn more about chemotherapy and hair loss. More healthtip infographics:?mayohealthhighlights.startribune.com (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 11, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can PRP treat hair loss?
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy involves injecting the body with concentrations of its own blood platelets. This treatment may speed healing and restore hair growth. Learn more about PRP for hair loss here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Hair Loss (Alopecia)
Title: Hair Loss (Alopecia)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/24/1999 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/10/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - September 10, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Are your hormones causing hair loss?
(Natural News) Does your hair seem a lot thinner lately? Or are you losing strands of hair often? It could be your hormones. Modern life and stress – be it physical, mental, and hormonal – can disrupt key hormones that protect your hair. Listed below are the main hormone imbalances associated with hair loss. Testosterone... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The new growth in hair loss research
With increasing evidence of its impact on mental health, scientists are pushing forward with breakthroughs on baldingHas there ever been more pressure to have a full and luscious head of hair? Whether it ’s dating app snaps, Instagram selfies, or even that corporate headshot on LinkedIn, maintaining a youthful appearance has become a critical feature of modern life.Writing in his autobiography, the tennis player Andre Agassi described his hair loss as a young man as like losing “little pieces of my identity”. With such anxieties magnified by the digital world, it’s little wonder that the impact of m...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 7, 2019 Category: Science Authors: David Cox Tags: Hair loss Medical research Science Health Society Source Type: news

Spain: Children grow body hair from alleged drug mix-up
Parents of babies and toddlers in Spain who have developed abnormal body hair plan to sue a pharmaceutical company that put a treatment for hair loss into packages meant for a medicine (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Spanish Parents Sue After Acid Reflux Medication Mix Up Leaves Babies With ‘Abnormal’ Body Hair Growth
(MADRID) — Parents of babies and toddlers in Spain who have developed abnormal body hair plan to sue a pharmaceutical company that put a treatment for hair loss into packages meant for addressing acid reflux and other conditions. Spanish health authorities have blamed the Minoxidil mix-up on Farma-Química Sur. They say the well-known topical treatment was put in packaging that was supposed to contain a syrup with omeprazole, which is used for stomach problems. Spain’s Health Ministry has said at least 20 children from the age of a few weeks to two years have been affected. The mother of a 10-month old bo...
Source: TIME: Health - August 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized onetime Spain Source Type: news

There ’s No Such Thing as a ‘Gay Gene,’ a New Study Argues
In 1993, researchers discovered a stretch of DNA on the X chromosome they believed to be linked to male homosexuality. In the years since, the concept of a “gay gene” has been a source of debate within both the scientific community and the general public, inspiring ever-larger follow-up studies over the years. A new study published in Science, thought to be the most comprehensive on the topic, adds important information to that back-and-forth. After studying the DNA of nearly half a million people with varying sexual experiences, the researchers found no evidence of a single “gay gene.” There was so...
Source: TIME: Health - August 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized embargoed study Genetics Source Type: news

Babies Display ‘Werewolf Syndrome’ After Getting Anti-Baldness Drug by Mistake
At least 17 children, including babies, began growing hair all over their bodies after a hair loss treatment was mislabeled as heartburn medicine. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Raphael Minder Tags: Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Baldness Hair Spain Children and Childhood Farmaquimica Sur Heartburn hypertrichosis Source Type: news

Why Are the Children Hairy All Over? Drug Mix-Up Leads to ‘Werewolf Syndrome’
At least 17 children, including babies, began growing hair all over their bodies after a hair loss treatment was mislabeled as heartburn medicine. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Raphael Minder Tags: Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Spain Children and Childhood Hair Farmaquimica Sur hypertrichosis Baldness Heartburn Source Type: news

Why Am I Losing My Hair?
We asked experts about the causes of hair loss, and how to stop it. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How can I stop hair loss? Dr Martin Scurr answers your health questions
ASK THE GP: My hair has been falling out since I had a pacemaker fitted three years ago. I was taking bisoprolol tablets, which I know can cause hair loss, but changing to a different medicine hasn't helped. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spicy Korean dish kimchi 'could be cure for baldness' after scientists say it may reverse hair loss
Research shows a kimchi drink sold in South Korea helps thicken existing hairs and in some cases new hairs grew within weeks. The dish consists of cabbage, onions, garlic, fish sauce and spices. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hair loss treatment: What is scalp micropigmentation and can it work for men and women?
HAIR loss is considered normal, with most people losing between 50 and 100 hair a day. But for some people, particularly as they age, hair loss can become a permanent problem. There are a range of different treatments available - one being scalp micropigmentation. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hair loss: This unusual 'fruit' could stop you going bald according to a study
HAIR LOSS is normal and occurs on a daily basis, but can also be temporary or permanent and a normal part of getting old. For those looking for a way to prevent hair loss, eating Japanese water chestnuts could the be answer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scalp avulsion injuries and replantation: is deep temporal artery an alternate option? - Kashyap N, Singhal M, Tiwari R, Chauhan S, Manas R.
Scalp avulsion injuries are usually attributed to entrapment of long hair or clothing in agricultural or industrial machinery or traffic accidents. Though rare, these injuries may be dangerous, and resulting cosmetic defect and alopecia lead to social stig... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Pioneering stem cell procedure that doesn't just prevent hair loss but reverses it
Chris Wild, 39, from Enfield, North London, is one of the first people in Britain undergo a £2,000 pioneering stem cell procedure that doesn't just prevent hair loss but reverses it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hair Loss Not Just a Male Problem
Hair loss is just as common in women, and it can occur due to factors such as genetics, and the hairstyles and hair products used by women. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hair Loss Not Just a Male Problem
FRIDAY, Aug. 2, 2019 -- The sad sight of a receding hairline is not limited to men, a dermatologist says. Hair loss is just as common in women, and it can occur due to factors such as genetics, and the hairstyles and hair products used by... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 2, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Hair Loss Not Just a Male Problem
Title: Hair Loss Not Just a Male ProblemCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/2/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/2/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - August 2, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Health Tip: Hair Transplants for Baldness
-- A hair transplant is a surgical procedure in which hairs are moved from an area of thick growth to bald areas of the scalp. Hair transplants can improve the appearance and self-confidence of those who are balding, says the Icahn School of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 30, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Hair Transplants for Baldness
Title: Health Tip: Hair Transplants for BaldnessCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/30/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/30/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - July 30, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

How a baldness drug can ruin a man's love life: Finasteride can have devastating side-effects
Ryan Clark, from North Tyneside, is one of many men who've been devastated by the unwelcome side-effects of finasteride - and urges others to be wary. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women 'must be warned' of breast implant illness
One woman says she experienced severe pain, tiredness, hair loss and allergies because of the condition. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women 'should be warned' of breast implant illness
One woman says she experienced severe pain, tiredness, hair loss and allergies because of the condition. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What can cause a tingling sensation on the scalp?
A tingling sensation on the scalp, called paresthesia, can arise for many reasons, including nerve issues, anxiety, infections, hair loss, and skin irritation. Not all types of paresthesia are unpleasant. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Spotlight on Saw Palmetto
Saw palmetto (Serenoa repens) is a small palm tree native to the southeastern United States. Currently, saw palmetto is used as a dietary supplement for urinary symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), as well as for chronic pelvic pain, decreased sex drive, migraine, hair loss, and other conditions.According to a 2017 systematic review of 22 studies, saw palmetto was one of the most frequently used herbal supplement. (Source: NCCAM Featured Content)
Source: NCCAM Featured Content - July 16, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: NCCIH Source Type: news

'I'm glad I have alopecia'
Young Reporter Kacey shares her journey of living with alopecia since the age of six. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Meet Rosie: She Inspires Other Kids With Hair Loss
Rosie Quinn was 2 when she started losing her hair. Now at age 8, she’s embraced being bald, and she helps other kids who’ve lost hair due to medical conditions. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Former Walgreens medical chief lands at digital wellness company
Hims Inc. is bolstering up its C-suite, scooping up former Walgreens executive Patrick Carroll as its first chief medical officer. The San Francisco-based health company, known broadly as Hims/Hers, sports two brands: Hims, a direct-to-consumer wellness website for men, and its newer sister option, Hers, which focuses on women's telehealth. Hims launched in 2017, offering a variety of medical-grade hair loss, penis pills, hyg iene and other general wellness care; Hers hosts care products like skin… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 10, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Hannah Norman Source Type: news

S.F. digital wellness company snags ex-Walgreens medical chief
Hims Inc. is bolstering up its C-suite, scooping up former Walgreens executive Patrick Carroll as its first chief medical officer. The San Francisco-based health company, known broadly as Hims/Hers, sports two brands: Hims, a direct-to-consumer wellness website for men, and its newer sister option, Hers, which focuses on women's telehealth. Hims launched in 2017, offering a variety of medical-grade hair loss, penis pills, hyg iene and other general wellness care; Hers hosts care products like skin… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Hannah Norman Source Type: news

S.F. digital wellness company snags ex-Walgreens medical chief
Hims Inc. is bolstering up its C-suite, scooping up former Walgreens executive Patrick Carroll as its first chief medical officer. The San Francisco-based health company, known broadly as Hims/Hers, sports two brands: Hims, a direct-to-consumer wellness website for men, and its newer sister option, Hers, which focuses on women's telehealth. Hims launched in 2017, offering a variety of medical-grade hair loss, penis pills, hyg iene and other general wellness care; Hers hosts care products like skin… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 9, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Hannah Norman Source Type: news

How One Entrepreneur Is Creating A Global Online Community For People With Alopecia
Nichola McAvoy has created a global mobile app and website for people with alopecia to use to connect and make friends. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nicholas Fearn, Contributor Source Type: news

Can Stem Cells Be the Cure for Baldness?
Title: Can Stem Cells Be the Cure for Baldness?Category: Health NewsCreated: 7/1/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/2/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - July 2, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news