Independent Review: Offer Scalp Cooling With Breast Cancer Chemo Independent Review: Offer Scalp Cooling With Breast Cancer Chemo
A review of data concludes that scalp cooling is safe and effective for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced alopecia, particularly for breast cancer patients receiving a taxane-based regimen.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Two women lose their HAIR after eating pumpkin soup
Just weeks after eating the root vegetables, the unnamed women, who are believed to be from France, experienced spontaneous alopecia, which affected their scalps and genitals. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The peril of pumpkin soup: Two women lose their HAIR after eating the dish and a side of squash!
Just weeks after eating the root vegetables, the unnamed women, who are believed to be from France, experienced spontaneous alopecia, which affected their scalps and genitals. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cooler Heads Prevail for Preventing Chemo Hair Loss
(MedPage Today) -- Low risk of scalp metastasis associated with scalp cooling (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 28, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Alopecia Areata
Title: Alopecia AreataCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 4/30/1999 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/28/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - March 28, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Signalling study sheds light on conditions from alopecia to cancer
(University of Dundee) Researchers from the University of Dundee and the Francis Crick Institute have made a significant discovery about a cellular pathway associated with developmental defects and a myriad of diseases ranging from alopecia to colorectal cancer.The research, jointly led by Dundee's Dr. Gopal Sapkota and Professor Sir Jim Smith of the Crick, examined the role of a protein called PAWS1 in the Wnt signalling pathway, which is of fundamental importance in shaping developing embryos and controlling cell fate in adults. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Capillus Leaves Lasting Impression at AAD ’s 76th Annual Meeting
Laser Therapy Delights Dermatologists Seeking Reputable, Non-Invasive Hair Loss Treatments for Patients(PRWeb March 22, 2018)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/03/prweb15353898.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - March 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency - five symptoms of condition including back pain and hair loss
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms could be caused by obesity or not eating enough fish or milk in your diet. These are the warning signs that you should consider taking supplements of the ‘sunshine’ vitamin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

I had a transplant after my hairstyle made me go bald
MC Paigey Cakey says she feels "empowered" after having a hair transplant because she had traction alopecia. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aclaris experimental hair loss treatment gets additional patent protection
A new drug candidate being developed by a Chester County biopharmaceutical company to treat hair loss disorders has received additional patent protection. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued the patent, which covers methods related to the use and administration of a certain janus kinase [JAK] inhibitor, to the trustees of Columbia University in New York City. Columbia has exclusively licensed the JAK inhibitor to Aclaris Therapeutics of Malv ern, Pa., in connection with the company's JAK… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 9, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can masturbation cause hair loss?
This is just one of many masturbation-related myths. Learn more about this and other myths, the benefits of masturbation, and what really causes hair loss. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

NanOlogy looks to transform chemotherapy with localized delivery platform
Paclitaxel revolutionized cancer treatment when it was first used as a chemotherapeutic in the 1990s. But although the product is a powerful cancer killer, patients taking systemic doses of paclitaxel have to endure side effects such as peripheral neuropathy and hair loss. Marc Iacobucci and his team at NanOlogy believe they could replace the need for large, systemic doses of paclitaxel with the company’s unique formulation technique. NanOlogy has developed a way to turn drugs such as paclitaxel and docetaxel into sub-micron particles of pure drug that can be delivered locally to tumors. Get the full story ...
Source: Mass Device - March 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Clinical Trials Drug-Device Combinations Oncology Pharmaceuticals nanology Source Type: news

Girl with alopecia reveals how bald patch rapidly spread
Laura Brown, now 19, from Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, explained how her hair began falling out when she was just 15 years old. She described how she first noticed a tiny section of bare scalp at school. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What to eat for thicker hair: These 10 foods will nourish your locks
(Natural News) Strong, shiny, healthy-looking hair is a sign of beauty. That’s why baldness or hair loss – known as alopecia areata – can be a distressing condition. Alopecia areata affects the scalp, which causes patches of hair loss. Alopecia areata affects both men and women. Like any other part of your body, hair needs... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Protein deficiency: Seven symptoms you’re not getting enough - including hair loss
Protein is one of the most important nutrients, helping build muscle, skin, enzymes and hormones, so unsurprisingly a protein deficiency can have a big impact on body function. There are seven symptoms to look out for that could indicate that you need to increase your protein intake. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Understanding baldness: Causes, types and potential home remedies
(Natural News) Baldness is not just simply losing hair. For men, it can cause distress. Those who try to cure their baldness are mocked for being vain, while those who are balding are made fun for being old and unattractive. Balding, for men, means losing their manliness. This can be likened to menopause which is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chemical found in McDonald's fries promotes hair growth in lab mice
Scientists in Japan say their research in mice could someday lead to a new method to treat hair loss -- and one of the ingredients they're using is also found in McDonald's fries. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The 10 foods to eat for thicker hair  
While hair loss and thinning may be distressing, simple dietary changes could be all it takes to prevent further fall outs, according to Neal's Yards Remedies' team of naturopaths and herbalists. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

REVEALED: Baldness cure hidden in McDonald's FRIES ‘can regrow hair without transplant'
A CURE for baldness has been discovered in McDonald's fries that can regrow hair in days using a “simple” technique which does not need a transplant, Japanese scientists have revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists say chemical in McDonalds chips cures BALDNESS
Scientists at  Yokohama National University in Japan used the chemical dimethlypolysiloxane. They successfully regrew hair on the scalps of mice, marking the first time it has ever been done. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Practical hair regeneration technology
(Yokohama National University) Researchers have developed a method for the mass preparation of cellular aggregates, also known as 'hair follicle germs (HFGs),' that may lead to a new treatment for hair loss. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 1, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Six symptoms to watch out for including hair loss, flu and sweating
VITAMIN D, commonly known as the ‘sunshine vitamin’, is considered to be one of the most important vitamins required for the functioning of a healthy body. So what are the symptoms of a vitamin D deficiency? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boston Doctors Try To Save Girl ’ s Vision Using New Cancer Treatment
BOSTON (CBS) – It’s a parent’s worst nightmare, hearing not only that your child has cancer but that she might also lose her eye. That’s exactly what happened to an Andover family and their 3-year-old daughter. But as Dr. Mallika Marshall reports, doctors at Boston Children’s Hospital are using a revolutionary technique to try to save her vision and her life. A little over a year ago Dania Snyder was a typical toddler until her parents noticed something unusual about her right eye. “You could see a little flash of a fleshy piece sort of through her pupil,” explains PJ, Dania’...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Syndicated Local Boston Children's Hospital Cancer Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: Baldness can destroy a man's life
Going bald is bound up with a loss of virility and masculinity in a way that the menopause is often linked to a loss of femininity for women. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What you should know about alopecia universalis
A look at alopecia universalis, a condition resulting in hair loss across the entire body. Included is detail on diagnosis and the relationship to stress. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Are There Health Downsides To Vegetarian Diets?
Although vegetarian eating does have a stellar health reputation, recent news has focused on what could be bad about vegetarian diets and more stringent vegan plans, including reports of hair loss and depression. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Traction alopecia: Symptoms and prevention
Traction alopecia is hair loss caused by tight hairstyles. Caught early, it is fully reversible and the hair can regrow. Learn more about treatment. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Donald Trump's hair loss drug tied to severe side effects
Finasteride, sold under the brand name Propecia, is a widely-used drug that reduces the size of prostate glands and stimulates hair growth. It is also linked to many other severe side effects. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Putting your hair in a ponytail could leave you bald
London-based Anabel Kingsley, daughter of hair guru Philip Kingsley, said using a bobble to keep it tidy and out the way can put too much traction on the hair which can lead to traction alopecia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Uterine-fibroid Risk Higher in Women With Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia Uterine-fibroid Risk Higher in Women With Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia
Black women with central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA) are at increased risk for developing uterine leiomyomas (ULs), according to a retrospective study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - January 9, 2018 Category: Pathology Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Source Type: news

Hair Loss, Fibroids May Have Links in Black Women
Title: Hair Loss, Fibroids May Have Links in Black WomenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/5/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/8/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - January 8, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Hair Loss, Fibroids May Have Links in Black Women
About 80 to 90 percent of black women (and 70 percent of white women) develop fibroids by the time they're 50. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hair Loss, Fibroids May Have Links in Black Women
FRIDAY, Jan. 5, 2018 -- Black women with a relatively common form of hair loss may also face a high risk for developing fibroids, a new study suggests. Fibroids are fibrous growths that develop in the lining of the womb. About 80 to 90 percent of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 5, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What you should know about alopecia totalis
A look at alopecia totalis, a condition resulting in the loss of all the hair on the scalp. Included is detail on causes and the recovery rate. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Alopecia Areata: Who Gets Screened for Thyroid Disease? Alopecia Areata: Who Gets Screened for Thyroid Disease?
Many children with alopecia areata get screened for thyroid disease. But do they all need to be?CHOP Expert Commentary (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Expert Interview Source Type: news

Baldness cure? Stem cells from MICE used to create skin in a lab
A CURE for baldness has moved a step closer after skin was created in the lab, complete with hair follicles. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dangers of a New Year's detox include hair loss and acne
Leading dermatologist Dr Daniel Glass, from The Dermatology Clinic London, discusses the negative effects crash dieting and extreme exercise can have on your skin and hair. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hair loss treatment: Three everyday habits that could be causing you to lose your locks
HAIR LOSS is a common problem for women as well as men. How you style your hair, your diet and your shampoo could be exacerbating it. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study shows increased risk of uterine fibroids in African-American women with a common form of hair
(Johns Hopkins Medicine) In a study of medical records gathered on hundreds of thousands of African-American women, Johns Hopkins researchers say they have evidence that women with a common form of hair loss have an increased chance of developing uterine leiomyomas, or fibroids (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

From Iran To CEO Of A Biotech Startup, Bioniz, With No Revenue But A $400 Million Valuation
Nazli Azimi founded Bioniz Therapeutics, where she's developing new types of drugs to fight cancer and autoimmune diseases like celiac and alopecia. Her theory: attack so-called cytokines, the multiple proteins that block immune pathways. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Susan Adams, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

From Iran To CEO Of A Biotech Startup, Bioniz, With No Revenue But A $100 Million Valuation
Nazli Azimi founded Bioniz Therapeutics, where she's developing new types of drugs to fight cancer and autoimmune diseases like celiac and alopecia. Her theory: attack so-called cytokines, the multiple proteins that block immune pathways. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Susan Adams, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

Hair loss warning: THREE conditions that mean your balding could be something more SERIOUS
HAIR LOSS is a common problem and can be triggered by weight loss or stress. In rare cases, however, it could point to something more serious. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bringing Robotics into the Cath Lab to Protect Physicians
Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI, or angioplasty with stent) is a common procedure used to treat patients with obstructive coronary artery disease, with an estimated 600,000 procedures performed annually in the United States. PCI has a low risk of complications for patients, but that's not the case for clinicians. Patients receive a dose of radiation during a PCI procedure, which takes anywhere from 30 minutes to a few hours. Interventional cardiologists and cardiac catheterization laboratory personnel are exposed to ionizing radiation all day, every day. Protective measures, such as radiation safety caps,...
Source: MDDI - December 15, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Heather R. Johnson Tags: Medical Device Business Source Type: news

What does hair loss have to teach us about cancer metastasis?
(Medical University of South Carolina) Researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina have identified a signaling pathway regulating cell migration and metastasis. Unexpected hair loss in a preclinical model helped them to identify the pathway. When cells within the skin that maintain hair follicles migrate too often, hair follicle maintenance is disrupted. Researchers speculated that this pathway might also play a role in cancer cell migration. Indeed, they showed that disrupting this pathway in preclinical models increased metastasis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 15, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Bristol dad shaves his head for daughter with alopecia
Chelsea Sylvaria, 33, of Bristol, Rhode Island, explained on Facebook that her daughter Riley told her she doesn't love herself, and the moment inspired her husband Dave to shave his head. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Balding, premature graying tied to higher heart disease risk
Male-pattern baldness and premature greying are associated with a greater risk of heart disease before the age of 40 than obesity, according to a new study from India. Does this mean that doctors should be screening our hairline alongside traditional risk factors such as our weight and blood pressure? (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hair loss causes: These FIVE unlikely factors could be triggering YOUR balding
HAIR loss in women can happen for a number of reasons, including because of pregnancy. What is the treatment? Is there a cure for alopecia? Hollyoak ’s Jennifer Metcalfe reveals how she tackled postpartum hair loss. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could early balding signal heart trouble in men?
Preliminary research looks at men's hair loss patterns for possible clues to future heart health (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Helping Cancer Patients Through the Trauma of Hair Loss Helping Cancer Patients Through the Trauma of Hair Loss
Hair loss has a significant and often underappreciated effect on cancer patients'quality of life. Experts provide tips for managing this common treatment toxicity.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Heart disease risk increased fivefold for bald and graying men
Young men under 40 years old may be more than five times more likely to develop coronary artery disease if they have male pattern baldness and gray hair. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Heart Disease Source Type: news