Medical News Today: Rheumatoid arthritis and hair loss: What is the link?
People with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may experience hair loss as a symptom of the disease or due to medication that they are taking. If medication is the cause, a person may be able to switch to an alternative drug to stop the hair loss. Learn more about the link between RA and hair loss here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatoid Arthritis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about Rogaine for beards and women
Rogaine may help slow hair loss and promote hair growth. However, using it for beards and in women is not necessarily safe or effective. Learn more about using Rogaine for beards and women here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery Source Type: news

DDT COA #000101: Patient-Reported Symptoms and Impacts of Alopecia Areata
Clinical Outcome Assessments (COA) Qualification Submissions Office of Drug Evaluation (ODE) III Division of Dermatology and Dental Products (DDDP) DDT COA Number DDT COA #000101 (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - June 26, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Using 3D-printing to stop hair loss
(Columbia University Irving Medical Center) Columbia researchers have created a way to grow human hair in a dish, which could open up hair restoration surgery to more people, including women, and improve the way pharmaceutical companies search for new hair growth drugs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hair loss expert reveals five fruits that could stop you from going BALD 
Dr Bashar Bizrah, founder of the Beyond Med Centre clinic in Kensington, claims apples could help prevent dandruff and says evidence is starting to show peaches can halt thinning hair. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study reveals the best and worst of alternative hair loss therapies
Scientists at the University of California, Irvine, looked at existing scientific evidence for more than 20 natural supplements which people claim could slow down hair loss. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can Wearing a Hat Contribute to Baldness?
Take off that hat. It will make you bald. It’s the sort of thing an opinionated grandparent might tell a grandchild wearing a hat indoors, but there are some who believe there’s wisdom in the admonishment. “I’ve had people ask me about this, and I can understand why they think it’s true,” says Dr. Hayley Goldbach, a dermatologist at UCLA Health. Some people start wearing a hat to hide hair loss, she says, which may lead observers to conclude it was the hat-wearing that triggered the baldness. That’s probably not the case. “I think the short answer is that [hat wearing] is pr...
Source: TIME: Health - June 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Aging beauty Lifestyle relationships Source Type: news

Chemo drugs are dangerous to families and healthcare workers as well as patients
(Natural News) Chemotherapy is so dangerous that it really should not be called medicine. In the short-term, it has debilitating side effects including stomach and muscle pain, mouth ulcers, headaches, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, nervous system disruptions, loss of appetite and hair loss. Then there are the long-term effects, which are even more serious, and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about eyebrow hair loss
This article looks at the causes and treatments for eyebrow hair loss. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

How to treat hair loss: Seven ways to prevent and treat balding
HAIR loss is more common than you might think. We can lose between 50 and 100 hairs a day without noticing. There are a number of ways to prevent hair loss. Here are seven ways. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Causes of Hair Loss
-- Daily loss of some hair is normal. But if you notice bald patches or thinning, you may be on the road to more serious hair loss, says the American Academy of Dermatology. The academy's list of common reasons for hair loss includes: Hair... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 5, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Causes of Hair Loss
Title: Health Tip: Causes of Hair LossCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/5/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/5/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - June 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is hair loss a side effect of Adderall?
Adderall is a combination drug for the short-term treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. Although it is generally a safe and effective drug, it can cause a range of side effects. Alopecia, or hair loss, is a potential but uncommon side effect of taking Adderall. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news

When hair loss and fast-growing nails could be signs of a serious condition doctors often miss 
Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), a severe and persistent condition affecting the limbs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Podcast: Immunosuppressive treatment for people with proliferative lupus nephritis
Systemic lupus erythematosus, or SLE, is an autoimmune disease that can affect any part of the body. About half the people with it develop lupus nephritis. In the June 2018 update of their Cochrane Review, David Tunnicliffe from the Centre for Kidney Research in the Children ’s Hospital at Westmead and the University of Sydney’s School of Public Health in Australia and colleagues brought together the studies that have tested a range of treatments." Lupus nephritis is a serious condition, leading to end-stage kidney disease in 15% of patients after 10 years. It mainly affects women of child-bearing age, and...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 30, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

UCLA licenses technology to combat hair loss to company founded by faculty members
UCLA researchers have discovered a new way to activate the stem cells in hair follicles that are responsible for hair growth.Research led by three UCLA faculty members —Heather Christofk, an associate professor of biological chemistry;William Lowry, a professor of molecular, cellular and developmental biology; andMichael Jung, a distinguished professor of chemistry and biochemistry — led to the discovery of compounds that, in research in mice, enabled hair follicle stem cells to promote lactate production and, consequently, hair growth.The compounds and the technology have been exclusively licensed by UCLA to P...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - May 29, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Men are damaging their ability to have children by going to the gym 'to look wonderful'
Professor Allan Pacey, from the University of Sheffield and former chairman of the British Fertility Society, said the effects of anabolic steroids and anti-baldness pills was 'ironic'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

British men using a hair-loss drug off-label to grow FULL BEARDS
Minoxidil, marketed under the brand name Regaine in the UK, works by helping the blood flow to hair follicles - the part of the skin which grows a hair by packing old cells together. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman, 33, reveals how she lost 70 per cent of her hair after switching contraceptive pill
A 33-year-old woman from Brisbane has revealed how a simple switch of her contraceptive pill triggered the loss of 70 per cent of her hair. Kellie Scott lives with androgenic alopecia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is an itchy scalp linked with hair loss?
An itchy scalp links to hair loss in several different ways. In this article, we look at the causes of each of these issues, the links between them, and possible treatments and home remedies. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

The headset that claims to use 80 lasers to treat long locks that aren't suitable for a transplant
So can any DIY products help with female hair loss instead? Dr Sharon Wong, a consultant dermatologist who specialises in hair loss at London Bridge Hospital, reviews a selection. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Hair growth: 6 home remedies
Though common to experience some hair loss with age, home remedies and treatments can help. In this article, learn about a range of home remedies for hair growth. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Cancer sufferers' hair loss misery during chemo could be over
(University of Huddersfield) Scientists are developing a specially-formulated shampoo which, combined with scalp cooling innovations, could put an end to the misery for many cancer sufferers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Prescription drugs on demand? "Restaurant-menu medicine" raises concerns
Companies like Hims and Roman allow people to order prescription drugs for conditions like hair loss and erectile dysfunction without seeing a doctor face-to-face (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Direct-to-consumer meds prescribed online pose concerns
Direct-to-consumer medication companies like Hims and Roman allow people to order prescription drugs for conditions like hair loss and erectile dysfunction without seeing a doctor face-to-face. Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the risks of these types of services. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug sites upend doctor-patient relations: ‘It’s restaurant-menu medicine’
Web sites like Roman and Hers now make obtaining lifestyle drugs for sexual health, hair loss and anxiety nearly as easy as ordering dinner online. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 3, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Natasha Singer and Katie Thomas Source Type: news

A bald gene find ­ ing
(University of Helsinki) Hairlessness in dogs can be the result of deliberate breeding or, in certain breeds, a defect. A recent study completed at the University of Helsinki describes a gene variant in the SGK3 gene, which causes hairlessness in Scottish deerhounds. The gene defect results in puppies born with thin fur that lose all of their hair in a few weeks. SGK3 is also a candidate for association with non-hormonal baldness in humans. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Model with alopecia wants people to embrace differences
Caitlin Leigh says fashion is for everyone after becoming a model since her alopecia diagnosis. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Another JAK Inhibitor Shows Promise for Alopecia Areata Another JAK Inhibitor Shows Promise for Alopecia Areata
Early results show another JAK inhibitor is effective for the treatment of alopecia areata, and dermatologists are hoping that these drugs will provide a systemic solution to a devastating disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Women's Wellness: Can women prevent hair loss?
Question: I'm 60 years old, and I've noticed my hair starting to thin. What can I do to regain the fullness I used to have? Answer: Age-related hair loss is common in women. About 55 percent of women experience some hair loss by the age of 70. The most common cause is female-pattern baldness, an [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 7, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

These 2 medical devices have sparked controversy
Sandra Maddock, president, IMARC Research The history of clinical research is filled with unfortunate examples of drug and device trials that involved serious ethical violations, injured patients or even resulted in death. It’s a sobering reminder of the many risks medical devices can pose to patients and the importance of compliance in clinical trials. Although many of these events occurred decades ago, medical devices still have the potential to cause harm. These issues are documented in the FDA’s annual list of medical device recalls and (in some rare cases) even make headlines. Here are two exampl...
Source: Mass Device - March 5, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Blog IMARC Source Type: news

Dermatologists Can Help Ease Adverse Effects of Cancer Drugs Dermatologists Can Help Ease Adverse Effects of Cancer Drugs
Data support cooling therapies for the prevention of taxane-induced alopecia and skin and nail changes, a systematic review shows, and dermatologists are ready to help.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Janus Kinase Inhibitors Used To Treat Alopecia Areata
(MedPage Today) -- Two studies point to JAK inhibitors as viable treatment option for alopecia areata (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 4, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Financial burden in patients with alopecia areata
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - March 1, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Norman Orentreich, Force Behind Hair Transplants, Dies at 96
In the 1950s, Dr. Orentreich took hair from the back of the head and planted it in the scalp, and lo, it grew. He also helped establish the Clinique skin-care line. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NATASHA SINGER Tags: Orentreich, Norman Skin Hair Baldness Deaths (Obituaries) Source Type: news

Norman Orentreich, 96, Force Behind Hair Transplants, Dies
In the 1950s, Dr. Orentreich took hair from the back of the head and planted it in the scalp, and lo, it grew. He also helped establish the Clinique skin-care line. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NATASHA SINGER Tags: Orentreich, Norman Skin Hair Baldness Deaths (Obituaries) Source Type: news

Health Tip: Understanding Alopecia Areata
-- Alopecia areata is a form of hair loss that's triggered by your immune system mistakenly viewing hair follicles as threats to your health. This can trigger patchy hair loss on the head, complete hair loss on the head or the loss of body hair, the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 14, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Understanding Alopecia Areata
Title: Health Tip: Understanding Alopecia AreataCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/14/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - February 14, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: Don ’t Worry, Baby
(MedPage Today) -- A mom brought her 14-month-old daughter to the pediatrician after noticing a linear lesion that was developing on her face. She was sure it had not been present at birth, so she was a little concerned about what it might be even though it didn't seem to cause her daughter any discomfort. It was a slightly yellow verrucous scaly plaque that seemed to cause hair loss where it met her hairline. Can you diagnose the patient? (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - February 11, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Best supplements for hair loss: Thinning hair? You may be lacking two important minerals
BEST SUPPLEMENTS: Hair loss is rarely a sign of something serious, but it can be emotionally distressing. If you have noticed you are losing more hair than normal or your hair is thinning, you could be lacking two essential minerals. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hair Styles That Can Lead to Hair Loss
FRIDAY, Feb. 1, 2019 -- Hairstyles are a defining feature for many people, but some'dos can also damage hair follicles. A Johns Hopkins review of 19 studies has found that many hairstyles can lead to a condition known as traction alopecia. That's... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 1, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Hair Styles That Can Lead to Hair Loss
Title: Hair Styles That Can Lead to Hair LossCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/1/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/1/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - February 1, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

ASOS model's career was almost ruined when alopecia made him lose 70% of his hair
Jonah Adefay, 24, of Stockport, was initially unfazed when he suddenly developed a 'coin-sized' hairless patch on the side of his head in June 2016. But it soon spread all over his scalp. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ASK THE GP: Dr Martin Scurr answers your health questions   
The Daily Mail's resident doctor answers your personal concerns in his weekly Good Health column. Today, he advises on a mild form of alopecia areata. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘A thank you to the hospital carers helping me battle cancer’
Four months ago I was diagnosed with breast cancer. Since then, I’ve had biopsies, a mastectomy, lymph node removals, countless scans and blood tests, an imminent death scare and two rounds of chemotherapy. Today, I’ll be having my third round and by rights I should be feeling terrified. Chemo’s pretty toxic – my oncologist told me semi-jokingly that the aim is to get as close to killing me as possible. But I don’t feel scared – I’m feeling calm and secure. This is because, thanks to the NHS team at south London’s St George’s hospital, a trip to the chemo ward feels as ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 14, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article Magazine cancer NHS Source Type: news

Health Tip: Foster Healthy Hair Habits for Kids
-- Children should be taught how to wash their hair without damaging it, the American Academy of Dermatology says. Improper washing can damage the hair and even lead to hair loss, the academy adds. It offers these suggestions for proper hair... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 9, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Capturing chemotherapy drugs before they can cause side effects
(American Chemical Society) Although chemotherapy can kill cancer cells very effectively, healthy cells also suffer. If doctors could remove excess chemotherapy drugs from a patient's bloodstream after the medicines have done their job, they might reduce side effects such as hair loss and nausea. Now, researchers have developed a 3D-printed device that absorbs excess chemo drugs before they spread throughout the body. They report their results in ACS Central Science. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 9, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Pfizer initiates phase 2b/3 clinical trial for PF-06651600, an oral JAK3 inhibitor, for the treatment of patients with moderate to severe alopecia areata
Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced the initiation of a Phase 2b/3 clinical trial for its oral JAK3 inhibitor, PF-06651600, for the treatment of patients with moderate to severe alopecia areata, a chronic autoimmune skin disease that causes hair loss on the scalp, face, or body, and currently has no approved therapies. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - January 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Pfizer Business and Industry Source Type: news

WATCH: New drug could hold promise for alopecia
The medication is helping patients like Jason Lipkin, a dad and attorney, in an early stage clinical trial at New York's Mount Sinai Hospital. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

New drug for alopecia shows promise: What you need to know
At its most severe, alopecia can cause total loss of body hair. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news