Posts tagged “alopecia”

Herpes Medication Can Cause Hair Loss

July 24th, 2014
Herpes Medication Can Cause Hair Loss

Leading scientists believe that patients who are being treated for herpes should be warned about a potential side effect – loss of hair. The herpes virus (of which there are many forms) is relatively common. For instance, cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus. While the cold sore can be treated easily, the […]

Not For Profit Hair Loss Charity Set Up In The UK

August 31st, 2012
Not For Profit Hair Loss Charity Set Up In The UK

A long time sufferer of alopecia from Redcar in Yorkshire has created a not for profit charity to help other people suffering from hair loss. Hair Loss Support aims to offer advice, help and support for anyone who is worried or simply fed up with losing their hair. The creator, Emma suffered herself with hair […]

Coping with Alopecia

February 10th, 2012
Coping with Alopecia

While baldness in men is accepted as part and parcel of getting older, the same is not the case with women in the main. However, baldness does occur in women as a result of alopecia. It’s also something many women find hard to come to terms with. Yet, one lady from Cardiff has now decided […]

Largest Hair Loss Conference Attracts 400 Delegates

July 25th, 2011
Largest Hair Loss Conference Attracts 400 Delegates

More than 400 trichologists, dermatologists and other hair loss experts gathered recently for a conference in Jerusalem, Israel. This is the largest gathering ever for this type of congress. Thirty countries were involved in the 15th Annual Meeting of the European Hair Research Society (EHRS) to discuss all things connected with hair loss, its causes […]

Hair Loss Cure a Step Closer?

April 26th, 2011
Hair Loss Cure a Step Closer?

Scientists researching the reasons behind hair loss may be a step closer to finding a cure. While baldness is known to have a genetic connection, hair loss such as alopecia in both sexes has a variety of causes including stress and anxiety. However there may be another specific reason. A dermatologist from the University of […]

Expert Trichologist invited on TV Programme

April 20th, 2011
Expert Trichologist invited on TV Programme

An expert Trichologist from Evesham in Worcestershire was recently invited onto a Channel 5 TV programme along with Gail Porter. The latter is a constant sufferer from Alopecia. Sally-Ann Tarver who was on the Vanessa Show to talk about the problem of alopecia said afterwards: “I found the experience slightly nerve racking but great fun. […]

New Hair Loss Company Opens A Branch In Scotland

April 12th, 2011
New Hair Loss Company Opens A Branch In Scotland

A new company which specialises in helping women suffering from hair loss has opened a branch in Scotland. The Greater Manchester-based business has found sales of its products and services have rocketed in the four years it was established. It is expected that turnover will double this year; at the end of August last year, […]

New Device Could Cut Hair Loss During Chemotherapy

March 14th, 2011
New Device Could Cut Hair Loss During Chemotherapy

Scientists at Edinburgh University are working on a new device which they believe could cut the number of people suffering from hair loss during chemotherapy. They also think it could reduce other side effects including sickness and a weakened immune system. The device uses palladium particles to set off reactions within cells; the palladium is […]

Does Psychology Lie Behind Alopecia

March 10th, 2011
Does Psychology Lie Behind Alopecia

A little while ago, well known Television presenter Gail Porter announced that she had lost much of her hair again from alopecia. At the time she strangely sported a Mohican style haircut resulting from hair loss. She tweeted: “I’m thinking that shaving is the best option. Can’t bear the thought of another morning with a […]

Losing hair an inspiration to start a new business

March 4th, 2011
Losing hair an inspiration to start a new business

An American entrepreneur Carrie Bell lost her hair after being diagnosed with Grave’s Disease. As a result she decided to cover her head, but found that what was available was at best rather poor, at worst non-existent. Carrie, a Golf lover decided to see whether she could offer other women suffering from hair loss the […]

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