Posts tagged “Hair growth”

Hair Loss in Men Linked to Breast Cancer

August 10th, 2011
Hair Loss in Men Linked to Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is normally associated with women, but a percentage of men every year are also diagnosed with the disease. Intriguingly, recent research has suggested a link between treatments for hair loss and male breast cancer. The drug in question is Finasteride, which is used to treat male pattern baldness. The research was carried out […]

Can supplements really halt hair loss?

November 8th, 2010
Can supplements really halt hair loss?

Hair loss can be an upsetting and stressful experience for both men and women, and many people will feel that there is nothing they can do to prevent it or to encourage lost hair to grow back. There are medications and supplements on the market, some of which make miraculous claims about their abilities to […]

Child banned from pre-school over long hair

November 2nd, 2010
Child banned from pre-school over long hair

The mother of a four-year-old boy was told he could not attend a Catholic pre-kindergarten class in New Jersey, because of his long hair. Renee Szablewski had decided to let her son Jack grow his hair long, so that when it was cut off it could be donated to cancer sufferers needing wigs. Jack’s grandfather […]

Hope on the Horizon for Hair Loss

October 1st, 2010
Hope on the Horizon for Hair Loss

Nicole Rogers, a leading specialist in hair transplants and a clinical professor from Tulane University in New Orleans, has praised hair cloning for being a future “holy grail” for hair loss, but also adds that it is still a long way off from being approved by the Food and Drug Administration. The procedure takes a […]

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