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Substance Discovered That Induces Hair Follicle Formation In The Mature Skin Cells Of Mice

...day. The good news is that thanks to new research, baldness may be fading away. Researchers from the Howard H.... This is exciting because current treatments for baldness only work if there are living follicles left, or if the patient undergoes hair transplant surgery. O...

Does direct to consumer drug advertising medicalise normal human conditions?

...r finasteride (Propecia), visits to US doctors for baldness increased by 79% compared with 1997 levels, to 850,000. Even when the focus in on prevention of serious disease, many advertising campaigns cast too wide a net, adds the author In late 1999, Americans on average saw nine prescription drug advertiseme...

Women with PCOS and their siblings with hormone problems have same gene defect

...ty, excess hair on the face and body, male-pattern baldness and severe, chronic acne. Many women with PCOS are insulin-resistant, a condition that raises the level of insulin circulating in the body and is a precursor to type 2 diabetes. In fact, women with PCOS have seven times the risk of other women for d...

Northwestern receives $5 million to study polycystic ovary syndrome

...ty, excess hair on the face and body, male-pattern baldness and severe, chronic acne. Many women with PCOS are insulin-resistant, a condition that raises the level of insulin circulating in the body and is a precursor to type 2 diabetes. In fact, women with PCOS have seven times the risk of other women for d...

Shakespeare's writings indicate he may have had syphilis

...his social withdrawal in later years, and even his baldness might all be due to a mild degree of mercury vapor poisoning. However, it doesn't seem likely that Shakespeare's death at 52 years of age was due to an STD. In fact, the alternative Elizabethan practice of using very hot baths to treat syphilitic peo...

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