Archive for the ‘HAIR LOSS SCIENCE’ Category
Posted by Admin, on August 21st, 2009, under HAIR LOSS SCIENCE, RSS
Gray hair is a topic which attracts a lot of questions, especially from children. If you too are curious to know why does hair turn gray, read on to find out the answer. Although graying of hair is extremely common in middle-aged and elder people, some teenagers and youngsters also experience premature graying of hair. [...] - More on Why Does Hair Turn Gray?
Posted by Gary Heron, on August 20th, 2009, under HAIR LOSS SCIENCE, TRICHOTALK, RSS
Telogen effluvium This condition occurs when the growing phase of the hair is interrupted prematurely causing the hair follicles to enter the telogen (resting) phase of the hair cycle earlier than normal. Two to four months later, following the normal cyclic pattern, diffuse shedding of the hair begins. When this happens there are not enough [...] - More on So What Triggers TELOGEN EFFLUVIUM Hair Loss?
Posted by Paul, on August 19th, 2009, under HAIR LOSS SCIENCE, RSS
LA Health and Beauty Examiner Sarah Torribio Question: “I’ve heard that prenatal vitamins are a great way to get stronger hair and nails. Is this true? Also, is it safe to take them if I’m not having a baby, and don’t plan to become pregnant?” Answer: The old wives’ tale is that your nails and [...] - More on Prenatal vitamins for hair and nails: Helpful or harmful?
Posted by Admin, on August 18th, 2009, under HAIR LOSS SCIENCE, RSS
Irvine-based Allergan Inc. may have stumbled upon a biggie in its ongoing quest to find cosmetic uses for its drugs: growing hair. Allergan’s starting early work on research involving its bimatoprost drug to see if it can grow hair on the scalp, said Scott Whitcup, the drug maker’s executive vice president of research and development, [...] - More on Allergan Exploring Hair Growth Use for Drug.
Posted by Paul, on August 17th, 2009, under HAIR LOSS SCIENCE, RSS
It’s all in the genes! New research coming from Japan has positively identified a particular gene which is responsible for cyclical hair loss in lab mice and which could also be linked to genetic baldness patterns in men and women. The researchers showed that the mice who were specifically bred to lack a gene called [...] - More on More Hair Loss Genetic Research