Hair And Scalp Problems News

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7/5/2017
FDA Widens Access to 'Cooling Cap' to Stop Hair Loss in Cancer Patients

Treatment now OK'd for patients receiving chemotherapy for solid tumors

5/25/2017
Haywire Immune Cells May Help Cause Baldness

Cells that fight inflammation also play role in hair growth, mice study finds

5/8/2017
Scientists Uncover Root of Graying, Thinning Hair

Findings in mice might lead to treatments that stop baldness and gray hair

4/11/2017
The Grayer His Hair, the Higher His Heart Risk?

Study finds link between silvery locks and hardening of the arteries

4/10/2017
Grey Hair and Heart Disease

The amount of grey hair a man has may indicated his risk of heart disease, study finds.

3/2/2017
With Nips, Tucks and Fat Transplants, Americans are Reshaping Their Bodies

Cosmetic procedures are on the rise and patients aren't shy about what they're tweaking, study finds

3/2/2017
2/14/2017
Geneticists Get to the Roots of Hair Loss in Men

Researchers spot close to 300 genetic regions linked to baldness, which could provide targets for treatment

1/10/2017
Health Tip: Coping With Hair Loss

Seek your doctor's help

12/23/2016
'Uncombable' Hair? Maybe Genes Are to Blame

Condition is rare, tends to ease with age and causes no harm, researchers say

12/9/2016
'Cold Caps' May Halt Hair Loss in Breast Cancer Patients: Study

Devices reduce blood flow to hair follicles during chemotherapy treatments

11/16/2016
9/21/2016
Daily Baths Not a Must for Kids

Most under the age of 11 are fine with two to three washings a week, dermatologist says

8/25/2016
Survey Says: Hair Transplants Make Men Look Younger

Study supports notion that balding men appear older, less attractive

8/24/2016
8/17/2016
New Moms' Hair Loss Usually Temporary, Expert Says

Blame falling estrogen levels, and use these expert tips to conceal post-partum shedding

6/22/2016
Hair Removal for a Beach-Ready Body? Do It Safely

Dermatologist explains healthiest way to remove excess hair with at-home waxing

6/7/2016
4/29/2016
Today's Hair Style Could Cause Tomorrow's Hair Loss

Black women who prefer scalp-pulling hairdos seem especially at risk, study indicates

4/28/2016
Could a Cellular Tweak Someday 'Switch Off' Gray Hair?

Scientists spot a molecular signal controlling skin and hair color

3/4/2016
Black Women's Hair Styling Choices Can Cause Hair Loss

Survey finds the problem is undiagnosed, and may also have a genetic root

3/1/2016
Scientists Report Finding 'Gray Hair' Gene

They also identify a gene that influences curliness

2/2/2016
Health Tip: Use Less Heat on Your Hair

Suggestions to spare your locks

12/29/2015
Is the 'No-Shampoo' Trend a Healthy One?

Experts say experimenting with longer times between washing is a personal choice

12/29/2015
Health Tip: When New Moms Lose Their Hair

Suggestions to cope with this postpartum reaction

12/9/2015
Cooling Cap to Reduce Chemo-Linked Hair Loss OK'd

Designed for women diagnosed with breast cancer

10/23/2015
Drugs Used in Cancer, Arthritis May Help Fight Hair Loss

Mouse study shows promise, but it's too early to know if medications could treat baldness in people

10/21/2015
Rare Condition Can 'Masculinize' Women

Case report details how ovarian hyperthecosis leads to balding, excess body hair

10/13/2015
Health Tip: The Mane Event

Some tips to get a healthy, shiny head of hair

4/27/2015
Doctors Say Head Lice Should Not Bar Kids From School

American Academy of Pediatrics also gives advice on best medicines to treat infestation

3/6/2015
1/23/2015
12/8/2014
Health Tip: Losing Your Hair?

Cause may not be in your genes

9/15/2014
Male Pattern Baldness Tied to Prostate Cancer, Study Suggests

Testosterone might be the link between the two, but more research needed to prove a connection

9/2/2014
Health Tip: Want Healthier Hair?

These washing and conditioning tips may help

8/18/2014
Early Research With Drug Restores Hair in Patients With Alopecia

Immune disorder causes disfiguring hair loss, researchers say

6/20/2014
Hairless Man Now Hairy, Thanks to Arthritis Drug

Finding points to possible treatment for condition called alopecia universalis

5/26/2014
Health Tip: Easing Baby's Cradle Cap

Wash baby's scalp frequently

3/14/2014
Head Lice Growing Resistant to Standard Meds

It's probably time to turn to newer treatments, study suggests

10/21/2013
Researchers Report Progress With Growing Hair

But experts note the findings are preliminary, don't amount to cure for baldness yet

7/25/2013
Hair-Straightening Product May Endanger Stylists, Clients

Study found too-high levels of formaldehyde in Brazilian Blowout solution

7/20/2013
Don't Let Hair Care Lead to Hair Damage

Dermatologist explains safe use of styling products, drying methods

6/25/2013
Health Tip: Dealing With Dandruff

Use a special shampoo

2/16/2013
Expert Tips to Get Rid of Head Lice

Nits and lice usually found in the hair behind the ears and the nape of the neck, dermatologist says

1/26/2013
Simple Tips for Smoother Shaving

How to avoid skin irritation, acne aggravation

12/17/2012
Hair Concerns May Discourage Exercise for Some Black Women

Survey found issues ranged from desire to maintain hairdos to scalp and breakage problems

5/3/2012
'Blond Genes' May Vary Around the World

Scientists say DNA for fair hair in South Pacific differs from that in Europe

3/22/2012
Hair Care Can Pose Health Risks for Black Women

Popular products and styles can stress the scalp, leading to hair loss and skin conditions, expert says

2/22/2012
Men's Legs May Be New Source for Hair Transplants

Hairlines require finer strands and for some patients legs offer a good supply, report shows

2/9/2012
More Patients Seek Plastic Surgery Advice From Facebook, Twitter

Surveyed surgeons said Botox, nose and eyelid modifications among most common requests