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Excessive protein in scalp linked to male baldness


April 1st, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 1 (IANS) Excessive quantity of the protein Prostaglandin D2 (PGD2) in in men's scalps may be causing hair loss, a new study says. The finding potentially opens the ... Read more...

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Gaga using anti-baldness drug


July 25th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga is reportedly using anti-baldness drug in a bid to boost her hair growth, which started to fall after she dyed them often.The 25-year-old ... Read more...

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Reversing the bald fact - shots to restore hair growth


May 10th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) Baldness could be halted or even reversed, thanks to a platelet-rich plasma shot taken from the patient's own blood. The injections will also contain Acell, ... Read more...

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Scientists accidentally discover possible cure for hair loss


February 17th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): UCLA scientists may have found a possible solution to an age-old problem - hair loss.The researchers, along with the Veterans Administration that was investigating how stress affects gastrointestinal ... Read more...

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Madam CJ Walker Recognized On Black History Month


February 9th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The month of February is regarded as the black history month. This month pays an ode to all those black African Americans, who have helped in ... Read more...

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Tips to improve hair health and appearance


February 6th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): A dermatologist has offered tips on how you should take care of your hair.Dermatologist Zoe D. Draelos, MD, FAAD, consulting professor at Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, ... Read more...

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Chinese hair care company found using banned chemicals


February 2nd, 2011 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 2 (IANS) A hair care products company in east China has been fined for using banned chemicals in its products, China's food and drug watchdog said Tuesday.The Zhangguang 101 Co. ... Read more...

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Budget supermarket Aldi sells miracle cream at cut-price version


October 30th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30 (ANI): A new cream made from the world's rarest apples is being sold at budget supermarket Aldi at a price that is 28 times cheaper than the designer ... Read more...

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Banned chemical found in China cosmetics


September 23rd, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 23 (IANS) Hair care products made by a Chinese cosmetics company have been found to contain a banned chemical, exposure to which may cause chest pain, accelerated heart rate and ... Read more...

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Say Goodbye To Bad Hair Day


August 21st, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Who doesn't complain about a bad hair day? Having a bad hair day can make you downright cranky, the crowing glory of a woman misbehaves, it ... Read more...

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“I Don’t Wax My Chest”: Sonu Niigaam


July 17th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): This is the age of the metrosexual man. The likes of Salman Khan, Shah Rukh have led the way for the new younger lot. Apparently, a ... Read more...

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Brit girl, 7, has a granny’s body


June 6th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 6 (ANI): A seven-year old Brit girl has the face and body of an old woman as she suffers from a rare genetic disorder called Hutchinson Gilford Progeria Syndrome.The condition, ... Read more...

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Nobel winner links mental illness to immune system defect


May 28th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS) A Nobel Prize-winning geneticist has discovered the first ever link between immune system cells and psychiatric disorder, which potentially opens the way to new psychiatric treatments. "We're showing there ... 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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Scientists identify new gene in hair loss


April 15th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 15 (ANI): A new gene involved in hair growth has been identified by a team of investigators from Columbia, Rockefeller and Stanford Universities.The finding has been reported in a paper ... Read more...

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Chaz Bono loves being a man


October 30th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Chaz Bono now seems quite comfortable in his skin as his medical transition from being a female to male has spurred physical changes that he has always been ... Read more...

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‘Transformers 3′ will release a year earlier in 2011, announces Michael Bay


October 3rd, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 3 (ANI): Filmmaker Michael Bay has revealed that 'Transformers 3' will hit movie theatres in 2011, a year earlier than planned.In a post on his website, the director has written ... Read more...

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Drug-free cannabis plant comes closer to reality


September 16th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): Scientists have come closer to engineering drug-free cannabis plant after identifying genes that produce psychoactive substance in marijuana.University of Minnesota researchers have identified genes producing tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the ... Read more...

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How plant tissues know which end is their growing tip


August 30th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 30 (ANI): A team of scientists has silenced nine genes in a multicellular organism, which allowed them to discover molecular secrets of how certain plant tissues know which end ... Read more...

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Hirsutism in women ’sign of underlying medical condition’ (re-issue)


April 19th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 19 (ANI): Excessive hairiness in women is likely to be a sign of an underlying medical condition, warn British doctors.The docs said that five to 15 percent of women have ... Read more...

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Hirsute women have no reason to feel helpless


April 17th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17 (ANI): Excessive hairiness can be more than just a cosmetic problem, but women shouldn't feel helpless because of it.British doctors have warned that hirsutism is likely to be a ... Read more...

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Coming soon, a deodorant to reduce underarm hair growth


December 8th, 2008 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): Cosmetic giant, Unilever, is set to launch a deodorant which will not only leave you with a lasting fragrance, but would also potentially reduce the growth of ... Read more...

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Fathers can pass on hair loss genes to sons


October 13th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): A team of scientists from Bonn and Dusseldorf Universities has identified hair loss genetic variants that can be passed from a father to his son.The same ... Read more...

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Cameron Diaz’s boyfriend quit drugs to save his hair


September 30th, 2008 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Actress Cameron Diaz's boyfriend Paul Sculfor, who is a model, says he quit drugs because it started affecting his hair.Mirror.co.uk reports Sculfor, 37, saying: "My hair started falling ... Read more...

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Mini drug-producing biofactories built in yeast


August 17th, 2008 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 17 (ANI): California Institute of Technology scientists in the U.S. say that mini biofactories in yeast may be useful for churning out large quantities of drugs, including antiplaque toothpaste ... Read more...

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Researchers convert yeast into vital drug producing factories


August 16th, 2008 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 16 (IANS) Researchers have successfully converted yeast into a mini factory for churning out vital drugs, including anti-plaque toothpaste additives, antibiotics, nicotine, and even morphine. Christina D. Smolke, assistant professor ... Read more...

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Regrowing hair in bald people may soon be reality


August 4th, 2008 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 4 (ANI): Heres some good news for those who fear turning bald with every strand of hair they lose US scientists have successfully pinpointed a molecule that triggers ... Read more...

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Hair cloning may help cure premature baldness


June 2nd, 2008 - 12:47 pm ICT by admin
London, June 2 (ANI): For people worried about their premature hair loss, scientists have pioneered a technique that would help provide a cure - hair cloning.The new technique, known as follicular ... Read more...

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Common treatments for patchy hair loss not effective: Review


April 16th, 2008 - 5:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 16 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Tasmania in Australia have suggested that there is no reliable, safe, effective, long-term treatment for those who are afflicted by the condition ... Read more...

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Gene behind hair loss identified


February 25th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 25 (ANI): People anxious over their hair loss might not need to worry anymore, for a gene that prevents regeneration of hair has been identified - opening a broad path ... Read more...

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Hair loss culprit found - it’s a gene


February 25th, 2008 - 11:47 am ICT by admin
London, Feb 25 (IANS) Here is good news for those thinning at the top - a gene that prevents regeneration of hair has been identified. People losing their hair can now hope ... Read more...

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