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Hair loss at 20 signals greater prostate cancer risk

Posted by Gary Heron, on March 4th, 2011, under HAIR LOSS HEALTH NEWS, RSS

Men who start balding at 20 may be at a greater risk of developing prostate cancer than their non-balding brethren, according to a study published in the Annals of Oncology. Comparing nearly 700 men in their late 60s, with and without prostate cancer, the study states that those with the disease were twice as likely [...] - More on Hair loss at 20 signals greater prostate cancer risk

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Scientists accidentally discover possible cure for hair loss

Posted by Gary Heron, on February 21st, 2011, under HAIR LOSS HEALTH NEWS, RSS

  UCLA scientists may have found a possible solution to an age-old problem – hair loss. The researchers, along with the Veterans Administration that was investigating how stress affects gastrointestinal function may have found a chemical compound that induces hair growth by blocking a stress-related hormone associated with hair loss. “Our findings show that a [...] - More on Scientists accidentally discover possible cure for hair loss

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Device may limit chemotherapy side-effects

Posted by Gary Heron, on February 9th, 2011, under HAIR LOSS HEALTH NEWS, RSS

Scientists have developed a micro device that could be used to limit the side-effects of chemotherapy in cancer patients. Chemotherapy is used to treat cancerous tumours Edinburgh University has created the unit, which triggers reactions in cells, enabling cancer drugs to be activated at the site of a tumour. Scientists believe it could protect cancer [...] - More on Device may limit chemotherapy side-effects

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What to do about hair loss

Posted by Gary Heron, on January 31st, 2011, under HAIR LOSS HEALTH NEWS, RSS

Our experts answer your questions . This week: how to prevent hair loss Q My son, who is 32, has hair loss at the temples and now loss on his crown. He is self-conscious about this and I wonder if there is anything he could do to help prevent further loss. Jane Butler, email DR [...] - More on What to do about hair loss

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What to do about hair loss by Dr Miriam Stoppard

Posted by Gary Heron, on January 27th, 2011, under HAIR LOSS HEALTH NEWS, RSS

Dr Miriam Stoppard, Daily Mirror 27/01/2011 One in four men go a bit thin on top in their 20s. If you’re one of them, it can be an ­embarrassing issue. You may even be considering a treatment for male pattern baldness. They range from camouflage sprays and drugs to full unit extraction, which involves the [...] - More on What to do about hair loss by Dr Miriam Stoppard

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