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Mystery illness: nails grow out of hair follicles


August 10th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) A woman has been labelled a medical mystery after falling victim to an unidentified illness that causes nails to grow out of her hair follicles, the ... Read more...

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Discovery to help balding men regrow hair


June 26th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) The discovery that hair follicles in balding people are trapped in a "sleeping" state will help scientists develop a new treatment to combat thinning hairs. Trichologists ... Read more...

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Hope for baldness cure


April 30th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) New hopes of a cure for baldness have been sparked after Japanese researchers claimed to have successfully grown hair on hairless mice, The Independent reported Monday.Scientists ... Read more...

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Experiment explains how tiger stripes are formed


February 21st, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) Validating a theory famous code-breaker and mathematician Alan Turing put forth in 1950s, researchers at King's College london have provided the first experimental evidence to show ... Read more...

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Novel hydrogel regenerates burnt skin tissues


December 14th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 14 (IANS) Researchers have developed a hydrogel that regenerated healthy and scar-free tissue on skin damaged by severe burns.The procedure which promotes the formation of new blood vessels ... Read more...

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Coming soon: Cloned hair follicles to cure baldness!


May 1st, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 1(ANI): In two years, you may have a new treatment for your hair loss.In what might become the most effective permanent treatment for baldness, several research teams around the world ... Read more...

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Housewife works out recipe for regrowing hair


January 18th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) What did mother-of-three Mary Corrigan do when balding patches on her head devastated her? The 43-year-old housewife came up with a 'grow-your-hair-back diet' which did work -- within ... Read more...

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Bald Miss Delaware to take part in Miss America beauty pageant


January 6th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Miss Delaware, Kayla Martell, who suffers from alopecia areata, a disorder that causes hair loss, is all set to take part in the Miss America beauty pageant which ... Read more...

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Cold caps help cancer patients keep their hair


December 21st, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Doctors in the United States have found an ingenuous way to help keep the hair of cancer patients.Though the experiment has been carried on only four ... Read more...

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A stem cell cure for bald pates


December 20th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Scientists may be close to creating a cure for baldness, following a stem cell breakthrough.Researchers at the Berlin Technical University in Germany have grown the world's first artificial ... Read more...

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A cure for baldness ‘could be available in 5 years’


December 16th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 16 (ANI): For the first time, scientists in Germany have grown hair follicles from stem cells.The feat has brought scientists a step closer to creating a cure for baldness, reports ... Read more...

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New findings could lead to improved treatment of spinal cord injuries


November 16th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): University of Cambridge scientists have discovered the origin of a unique type of cell, which can support regeneration in the central nervous system.Their findings have raised the possibility ... Read more...

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‘Goatsucker’ chupacabras monster ‘is as much victim as villain’


October 22nd, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): For a long time, chupacabras - a hairless, fanged animal - has been labelled as a monster that attacked and drank the blood of livestock.But University of Michigan ... Read more...

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High-tech skin patch new way to cure acne


September 21st, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) A high-tech skin patch could be a new way to cure acne, the most common type of skin condition that afflicts adolescents. The patch produces an electric charge ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell Going Bald In Certain Portions Of Her Head


July 3rd, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Naomi Campbell is the prominent British supermodel, who has attained famousness due to her dazzling persona. Nonetheless, she has also received infamy on account ... Read more...

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Bald Miss Delaware Kayla Martell Inspired By Five Year Old


June 29th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Milford, June 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Milford native Kayla Martell is no regular beauty queen. Yet her autoimmune condition which has resulted in her receding hairline couldn't stop her from winning ... Read more...

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Newly Crowned ‘Miss Delaware’ is Bald, Bold, and Beautiful


June 28th, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Twenty-one year old Kayla Martell from Milford Delaware is a bright girl with a very bubbly personality and a terrific sense of self confidence, who has recently been ... Read more...

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Newly crowned Miss Delaware Kayla Martell is bald


June 28th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Delaware, Jun 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The newly crowned Miss Delaware – Kayla Martell is bald and beautiful. However she isn’t bald, because she wants to make a style statement, but rather she ... Read more...

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Gene that regulates hair growth identified


April 19th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Scientists have identified a gene that leads to increased hair growth, says a new study. The research was led by Leif Carlsson and his team at Umeå ... Read more...

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Hair extensions could leave you with bald spots


January 26th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 26 (ANI): Women who make regular use of hair extensions risk developing bald spots, experts have warned.Hair restoration surgeon Dr Bessam Farjo revealed girls as young as 20 were ... Read more...

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The Northern Territory politician whose face has developed gaping holes


December 31st, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 31 (ANI): A Northern Territory politician is said to have been left in shock after the sudden appearance of two huge holes on his face.According to the Northern Territory News, ... Read more...

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Link between protein transport, spinal cord development established


December 25th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 25 (ANI): American scientists have broken new ground by discovering a new link between protein transport and spinal cord development in mice.Researchers from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine ... Read more...

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Smokers with common autoimmune disorder at increased skin damage risk


November 3rd, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 3 (ANI): Researchers have come up with another reason to stay away from cigarettes after linking smoking to skin problems in people with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).Experts at the ... Read more...

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Grey hair may give protection against cancer


June 22nd, 2009 - 11:11 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): Experiments on mice suggest that having grey hair may tender protection against cancer.Emi Nishimura, of Tokyo Medical and Dental University in Japan, points out that melanocytes are ... Read more...

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Stress makes your hair gray


June 16th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Tired of those annoying graying hair that tend to show up as we age? Latest research says it is not ageing but stress that causes those pesky graying ... Read more...

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Baldness cure may lie in stem cells


June 14th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 14 (ANI): It's time for people with receding hairline to cheer up - Australian scientists are trying to cure baldness by using stem cells to grow a potentially endless supply ... Read more...

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Stress turns hair gray


June 12th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): You must have heard many times from people that stress causes gray hairs. Now, new research suggests it's true.According to a new report in the June 12 issue ... Read more...

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Wisdom has nothing to do with going grey


February 24th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 24 (ANI): Contrary to the age-old belief that grey hair is a sign of wisdom, a team of European scientists have shown that going grey is caused by a ... Read more...

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New drug by Botox makers could make mascara history


December 30th, 2008 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): The much-loved mascara could soon go into oblivion, thanks to a new drug from the creators of Botox that can enhance dull or thinning lashes.Created by Allergan, ... Read more...

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Stress-related white hair may soon be reversible to original colour


November 14th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 14 (ANI): Researchers from Manchester University and Lubeck University, in Germany, have created a drug that restores white hair to its natural colour.The new drug provides hope to people ... Read more...

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Nano particles breach human skin, posing unknown hazards


October 1st, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) Nanoparticles so tiny that a single strand of hair can accommodate 5,000 of them can breach the human skin with impunity.A team led by Lisa DeLouise at the ... Read more...

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Choosing the wrong bike may cost men their sex life!


July 9th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Zeroing on a cycle in a bid to stay fit or to avoid spiralling motoring costs may cost you your sex life, says a new research led ... Read more...

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Blokes who lift weights risk going bald


June 7th, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 7 (ANI): Religiously trying to pump up your muscles to stay lean and maximize your attractiveness? Well, in that case, all your efforts for a pleasing personality can go ... Read more...

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Robot gives hair transplant more natural look than clinicians


May 16th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by admin
London, May 16 (ANI): A California-based company has developed a robot that performs hair transplants in such a manner that it looks more natural than those performed by humans.Restoration Robotics, ... Read more...

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Blokes who lift weights risk going bald


April 26th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 26 (ANI): Religiously trying to pump up your muscles to stay lean and maximize your attractiveness? Well, in that case, all your efforts for a pleasing personality can go ... Read more...

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