Alopecia

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A balanced diet is the key to good hair  -  23 Nov 2009
Daily News & AnalysisHair loss due to patches of hair falling out is called Alopecia Areata. Another fairly common clinical problem is where a bald patch suddenly appears. ...

From hair loss to hope, one Arlington High School student tells his story  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Arlington AdvocateBen has an autoimmune skin disease called alopecia areata, which, according to the National Alopecia Areata Foundation, NAAF, affects 2 percent of people at ...

Wig shop gives customers reason to smile again  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Dayton Daily NewsGaver's business provides wig services to cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, as well as burn survivors and those affected by alopecia, or baldness. ...

Attitudes of dermatologists in the southeastern United States regarding ...  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
7thSpace Interactive (press release)Little evidence exists to guide treatment of alopecia areata (AA). The current practices in treatment of children compared to adults and of progressive ...

Male Hair Loss Prevention - How To Treat Hair Loss In Men  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Best SyndicationOne of the main causes of hair loss in men is alopecia areata. This condition usually starts with a smooth baldness, but regrows in six months without ...

Erosive Pustular Dermatosis of the Scalp Following Treatment With Topical ...  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Archives of Dermatology2 It manifests as extensive pustular lesions, erosions, and crusting of the scalp in elderly individuals and leads to scarring alopecia. ...

Genetic Hair Loss Test Launched In Germany In Agreement Between Svenson Haar ...  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
Business Wire (press release)...“HairDX is a very valuable tool to determine early stages of Androgenetic Alopecia. Noninvasive treatment possibilities are greatly enhanced by early action ...

Can hair really turn white from fright?  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
msnbc.comAlopecia areata is an autoimmune condition that attacks hair follicles, causing pigmented hair such as black, brown, red, or blonde to fall out, ...

Hair loss inspires sacrifice  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
The Border Watch...up in front of the whole school at lunch time on Thursday to take her hair from waist length to just below her ears to support the Alopecia Foundation. ...

England go for a 'Brazilian'  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
The Spoof (satire)...national water shortage suffered in Mexico after the 1986 World Cup when England player Glenn Hoddle suffered a freak bout of alopecia in the showers. ...

Question the Answers: Yoni Wolf of Why? answers B-Sides' questions  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
Riverfront TimesIt feels more grandiose and orchestrated than Alopecia. Was that intentional? I would disagree with you; I think this is the least orchestrated, in a way, ...

Loss of hair can hit women, too  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
The News JournalHair loss, or alopecia, is not just a problem for men. Indeed, 40 percent of women experience some degree of hair loss by the time they reach age 40, ...

Get snowed in with Why?'s Eskimo Snow  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
UM ManeaterIn albums Elephant Eyelash and Alopecia, Wolf focused on rapping, but that formula certainly changed this year with Eskimo Snow. Recorded at the same time ...

Genetic Hair Loss Test Reaches Brazil Through HairDX Distribution Agreement ...  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Earthtimes (press release)...an accurate and understandable genetic analysis of a man's or woman's likelihood of developing Androgenetic Alopecia, the most common type of hair loss. ...

Face-To-Face in West Portal  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
Examiner.comKelli's clients have conditions known as alopecia totalis and alopecia areata that may be the result of genetics, hormone imbalances, cancer treatments or ...

'Israel using Palestinians as guinea pigs'  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Tehran Times...inmates an injection which resulted in complete loss of their hair on the head and body -- a medical condition referred to as alopecia universalis. ...

Yoni Wolf of Why?: The Heeb Interview  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
Heeb MagazineWith Eskimo Snow, the snark of previous records like Alopecia and Elephant Eyelash are put on hold, allowing Wolf some serious introspection. ...

Health Matters : What is Lichen Planopilaris ?  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)In fact, up to 40% of scarring alopecia cases that an expert will see are due to lichen planopilaris. Lichen planopilaris presents itself primarily in ...

WHY? - Eskimo Snow [Album]  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
Altsounds.comLast year's “Alopecia? was sometimes cutting but always graceful; occasionally aggressive but mostly charming. Wolf is a poet who could be said to flirt ...

Tight Turbans Can Cause Premature Baldness  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Medical News Today (press release)Men as young as 20-years-old are turning to surgery after suffering traction alopecia, caused by turbans pulling on the hair. According to Sikh religious ...

Beefeater bullies made me bald  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
The SunMoira, the Tower of London's first female yeoman warder, is thought to have developed stress-related alopecia after nasty notes were left in her locker and ...

Hairmax Lasercomb offers Effective Treatment for Men with Hereditary Hair Loss  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
Best SyndicationThe HairMax LaserComb is a home-use laser phototherapy device presently indicated for the treatment of certain classes of Androgenetic Alopecia (pattern ...

NeoPharm Presents the Phase I Data for Patients with Metastatic Solid Tumors  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
WELT ONLINEAdditionally, toxicities experienced by at least three patients included fatigue, alopecia, rash and diarrhea. Most of the non-hematological toxicities ...

Hair way to heaven as transplant operations rocket  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
Private Healthcare UKAn epidemic of alopecia is said to be sweeping across the country, damaging hair follicles so that hair falls out and cannot grow back, ...

Weekly New Thing: Chicago on a Segway, Reflecting on Agora  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
OnMilwaukee.com...his constant yearning for his father's approval; wearing a fake eyebrow on his cheek from hugging a father figure who has alopecia and... his mode of ...

Exelixis Reports Encouraging Phase 1 Data for the PI3K Inhibitor XL147 ...  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
WELT ONLINE...anemia (47%), thrombocytopenia (47%), nausea (33%), diarrhea, peripheral neuropathy and rash (each 27%) and alopecia, anorexia and vomiting (each 20%). ...

Lopped locks will make wig for seriously ill child  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
The Herald...to be made into the best possible quality wigs for those suffering cancer treatment which makes hair fall out as a result, and also those with alopecia. ...

Gail Porter heads to Liverpool for Bananafish celebrity fashion show  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
Liverpool EchoThe 38-year-old developed alopecia and lost almost all of her hair overnight in 2005. She continued her TV career while refusing to wear wigs or hairpieces. ...

HairDX (RxR) Genetic Test Helps Doctors Assess The Risk For Benign Prostatic ...  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
NewsBlazeIn addition to predicting Finasteride response for the treatment of common hair loss (Androgenetic Alopecia), the test helps doctors assess if a patient has ...

Dr. Mukesh Batra, Founder & CMD, Dr. Batras' Positive Health Clinic Pvt. Ltd  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
India Infoline.comHomeopathy for men - Homeopathic treatment is often indicated for specific conditions like premature baldness, alopecia areata, impotency, renal calculi or ...

See what your local clubs are up to.  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Buckingham TodayShe explained that she could make any style, any colour, straight or wavy, whole wigs or pieces, for sufferers of alopecia, those undergoing chemotherapy ...

/CORRECTION -- Teva UK Ltd/  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
SYS-CON Media (press release)Common: Cough, sore throat, constipation, anorexia, diarrhoea, mucositis, alopecia, skin rash, fatigue, generalised weakness, thrombocytopenia, hepatomegaly ...

REG-Biocompatibles Intl.: Statement re Positive Data in Combination Therapy Trial  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
Reuters...diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, rash, alopecia, hand-foot syndrome (palmar plantar erythrodysaesthesia syndrome), erythema, pruritus, fatigue, pain (mouth, ...

Roslyn Hardy Holcomb: Hair Don'ts Hold Us Back  -  ‎Oct 30, 2009‎
NewsweekWhat could be more damaging to a little girl's self-esteem than the notion that her hair is so “bad? it must be “styled? into traction alopecia? ...

The City: Lady Chatterly's Brothers  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
GawkerThe buff and bronzed Freddie, however, was wearing an open tuxedo shirt and jacket, looking like he had just been thrown out of the End Alopecia Now benefit ...

'Doxo' Going to Like This One: Ziopharm's Phase II Wins Big  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
BioWorld Online...and only fairly benign side effects surfaced in both arms of the study: neutropenia and fatigue, hypokalemia, nausea, anemia, leucopenia and alopecia. ...

Stylemakers Salon in Fort Worth hosting wig donation drive for American Cancer ...  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Pegasus News...hair thinning solutions and custom and ready-to-wear wigs for those facing cancer, alopecia, trichotillomania, thyroid disorders, and general hair loss. ...

Sophomore forward donates to Locks of Love  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Indiana Daily StudentHill has Alopecia Universalis, an autoimmune disease that prohibits the body from growing hair. She lives in a small town of slightly more than 5000 people. ...

Bayer and Onyx Announce Nexavar Data Presentations at 60th American ...  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
ReutersMost common adverse events >/= 20% related to Nexavar for both HCC and RCC were fatigue, weight loss, rash/desquamation, hand-foot skin reaction, alopecia, ...

Why Does Hair Turn Gray?  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
MSN Health & FitnessAlopecia areata. A disorder in which patches of hair may be suddenly lost, especially the colored (non-gray) hairs. This may lead to "overnight" graying ...

Local and nationally known intradermal technician for permanent cosmetic and ...  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Plain DealerI also help alopecia patients, those with an autoimmune disease where the hair doesn't grow on their body at all. Trichotillomania patents pull their hair ...

Fundraiser to help buy children wigs  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Dayton Daily NewsThe foundation raises money to pay for the human-hair wigs for children who have host hair due to cancer, alopecia, burns or even had their head shaved by a ...

Synta Pharmaceuticals Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q)  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
GuruFocus.com1.8%), alopecia (1.9% vs. 2.8%), peripheral neuropathy (1.9% vs. 1.2%), vomiting (1.9% vs. 1.5%), and infusion related reaction (1.9% vs. 2.2%). ...

Ziopharm Shows Positive Results (NASDAQ:ZIOP)  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
FavStocks (blog)The most frequently reported side effects in both types of the study include neutropenia and fatigue, hypokalemia, nausea, anemia, leucopenia, and alopecia. ...

Independent Study Utilizing Cyclic Levulan PDT Finds 95 Percent Reduction in ...  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
SYS-CON Media (press release)...multiple clinical trials concurrently, including current studies looking at new treatments for psoriasis, CTCL, atopic dermatitis and alopecia areata. ...

Science and Technology Center bares latest hair transplant technique  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Philippine StarThe AHRC does not recommend BHT as primary treatment for baldness such as androgenic alopecia but can offer it as supplemental resource to add density in ...

Dermatologists Offer Advice From Head To Toe On What To Expect When You're Aging  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
SYS-CON Media (press release)The most common form of hair loss that affects both men and women is androgenetic alopecia (often referred to as male-pattern hair loss or female-pattern ...

Twins found wanting in search for vital X Factor  -  ‎Nov 14, 2009‎
Irish IndependentThe tempestuous diva Alopecia Manchester flounced out of the contest in a huff and brought her band, The Granny Killers, with her. ...

Concert Review: Why? at the Jackpot  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Pitch Weekly...s previous album, Alopecia, was more heavily represented than the album the band is touring in support of. Though I'd have liked to hear more tracks from ...

Beard Month celebrates facial hair  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
U Weekly..."Well, I'm boycotting it on the genetic level," said Will Burress, who has a hair-loss condition called alopecia.



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