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Androgenetic alopecia - Biotech, Pharma and Life Science Channel

01:49 EDT 20th April 2014 | BioPortfolio

PubMed Articles [81 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Diagnosis and challenges of polycystic ovary syndrome in adolescence.

Although the diagnostic criteria for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have become less stringent over the years, determination of the minimum diagnostic features in adolescents is still an area of con...

Can an "Aesthetic" Intervention (Braided Hair Coil) Cause Hair Loss After an Aesthetic Operation?

Postoperative pressure alopecia (PPA), defined as hair loss caused by prolonged pressure on the patient's scalp during surgery, is an uncommon condition after aesthetic surgery. Originally, it was des...

Finasteride associated melasma in a caucasian male.

Melasma is an acquired hypermelanosis that typically affects sun-exposed areas on the face and presents as symmetric brownish macules and patches. It is most commonly reported in women and thought to...

Gender differences in alopecia areata.

Alopecia areata (AA) is a common, non-scarring, autoimmune hair-loss disorder with a complex genetic and environmental etiology. A higher incidence rate of AA in the female population is well describe...

Rapid progression of uveitis and alopecia syphilitica in AIDS.

Mucocutaneous manifestations in a UK national cohort of juvenile-onset systemic lupus erythematosus patients.

Objective. To determine whether mucocutaneous manifestations are associated with major organ involvement in a UK national cohort of juvenile-onset SLE (JSLE) patients.Methods. JSLE patients (n = 241)...

Human epithelial hair follicle stem cells and their progeny: Current state of knowledge, the widening gap in translational research and future challenges.

Epithelial hair follicle stem cells (eHFSCs) are required to generate, maintain and renew the continuously cycling hair follicle (HF), supply cells that produce the keratinized hair shaft and aid in t...

Impact of chemotherapy-induced alopecia distress on body image, psychosocial well-being, and depression in breast cancer patients.

This study aims to evaluate the impact of chemotherapy-induced alopecia (CIA) distress on body image, psychosocial well-being, and depression among breast cancer patients.

Clinical and radiographic features of Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome: A case report.

Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome (HGPS) is a rare dysmorphic syndrome characterized by several features of premature aging with clinical involvement of the skin, bones, and cardiovascular system....

Promotive effect of topical ketoconazole, minoxidil, and minoxidil with tretinoin on hair growth in male mice.

Recently topical use of 2% Ketoconazole solution has been reported to have a therapeutic effect on androgenic alopecia. Minoxidil is a vasodilatory medication used primarily as antihypertensive drug....

News Articles [39 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Provillus Hair Growth Treatment Offers Better Packages with New Orders

Men and women who want to regain the full layer of hair that they have lost may now avail of Provillus Hair Growth Treatment in its best offer yet. Additional bottles will be included in certain order...

Color Me Today Debuts New Cosmetic Hair Loss Treatment in US

With recently developed hair replacement technology, Color Me Today is set to deliver a faster, safer and longer-lasting solution for hair loss. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 After running he...

Study: Acyclovir Can Cause Hair Loss; polyDNA Recommends Gene-Eden-VIR, a Natural Herpes Remedy, with no Side Effects

Use of the antiviral drug Acyclovir can cause Alopecia in some cases (alopecia is a loss of hair from the head or body), according to a study published in January 2014 in the Middle East African Journ...

Bye Bye Bald And Belly Bulge! New Discovery Could One Day Lead To Fat-Dissolving Cream

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One of the challenges of growing older, especially for men, is the loss of hair and the growth of the midsection. Hair loss alone is a 3.5 billio...

Bye Bye Baldness And Belly Bulge! New Discovery Could One Day Lead To Fat-Dissolving Cream

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One of the challenges of growing older, especially for men, is the loss of hair and the growth of the midsection. Hair loss alone is a 3.5 billio...

Hair Club Shows Support for Children with Incurable Hair Loss

North America’s largest hair restoration provider sponsors and attends Children’s Alopecia Project gala. Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Hair Club (http://www.hairclub.com), North Amer...

Clinic for Hair-Replacement Alternative Adds Medical Director; Demand Grows for Emerging Practice

Dr. Chris Balgobin joins Good Look Ink to oversee research, development and patient experience for permanent, non-surgical procedure Good Look Ink (GLI), the clinical p...

New Study: Provillus Can Stop Hair Loss in Men and Women as Young as 21 Years Old, Now Available with 2 Extra Bottle Offer for Limited Time

Research shows that male pattern baldness may be evident among men aged 35 years old, sometimes even younger. Combat it with a product that specifically works even against inherited factors such as ma...

NAAF Is There to Help Children Discriminated Because of Alopecia Areata

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., March 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Alopecia Areata Foundation (NAAF) works with children with alopecia areata and their families who encounter problems with their sch...

Apira Science, Inc. Successfully Completes Clinical Trial for the Treatment of Androgenetic Alopecia in Females

The iGrow Hair Growth System delivers outstanding clinical trial results as a safe and effective in-home hair-loss treatment for women Apira Science, Inc. today announc...

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Companies [1 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Apira Science, Inc.

Apira Science, Inc. has pioneered low level light therapy (LLLT) for over a decade. Its iGrow Hair Growth Platform draws on its expertise and innovations in the application of LLL...

Clinical Trials [33 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Ultraviolet (UVA and UVB) Light Therapy in the Treatment of Inflammatory Skin Conditions

The purpose of this investigation is to study the effectiveness of longer wavelength UVA1 (340-400nm) or shorter wavelength ultraviolet B [UVB] (290-320nm) irradiation in the treatment of...

Treatment of the Recessive Nonbullous Congenital Ichthyosis by the Epigallocatechine Cutaneous

Lamellar ichthyosis (IL) is a rare autosomal recessive genodermatosis with a defect of keratinization of the skin which results in a severe generalized cutaneous xerosis with dark brown bi...

Dose-Ranging Efficacy Study of Topical NEOSH101 to Treat Male Pattern Hair Loss

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of three doses of topical NEOSH101 applied once-daily (qd) for 16 weeks in men with thinning hair in the top and center of...

Aldara for the Treatment of Extensive Alopecia Areata

We propose to examine the efficacy and tolerability of Aldara Cream 5% for the treatment of extensive alopecia areata. Aldara is a immune-response modifier. The drug induces the producti...

Response of Topical Capsaicin in Alopecia Areata

It has been postulated that Alopecia Areata (AA) is, at least in part, a neurologically mediated disease. Research supporting this theory includes the finding that nerves surrounding the...

Characteristics of T Cells From Alopecia Areata Scalp Skin Before and After Treatment With Aldara 5%

It is thought that alopecia areata occurs as the result of an inappropriate response of the body's own immune system to certain substances in or around the hair follicle. We will be exami...

Alefacept in Patients With Severe Scalp Alopecia Areata

The purpose of this study is to examine prospectively the safety and efficacy of alefacept in the treatment of subjects with severe alopecia areata of the scalp. Common features between p...

A Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness and Safety of 5 Percent Minoxidil Foam in the Treatment of Male Pattern Hair Loss

The primary purpose of the study is to evaluate the efficacy of a topical 5% minoxidil formulation in males for the treatment of pattern hair loss. The secondary purpose is to evaluate th...

Prevention of Persistent Alopecia Following Docetaxel by Means of Scalp Cooling

Persistent alopecia following adjuvant docetaxel for breast cancer is a side-effect that has been recently described. Docetaxel is toxic to skin and skin annexes and can produce nail toxic...

A Study To Assess The Efficacy And Safety Of Dutasteride 0.5mg Once Daily For 6 Months In The Treatment Of Male Subjects With Androgenetic Alopecia

The aim of this Phase III study is to compare the efficacy, safety and tolerability of dutasteride (0.5mg) with placebo for 6 months, in Korean male subjects with androgenetic alopecia in...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Absence of hair from areas where it is normally present.

A microscopically inflammatory, usually reversible, patchy hair loss occurring in sharply defined areas and usually involving the beard or scalp. (Dorland, 27th ed)

Precursor of an alkylating nitrogen mustard antineoplastic and immunosuppressive agent that must be activated in the LIVER to form the active aldophosphamide. It has been used in the treatment of LYMPHOMA and LEUKEMIA. Its side effect, ALOPECIA, has been used for defleecing sheep. Cyclophosphamide may also cause sterility, birth defects, mutations, and cancer.

Benign childhood alopecia that improves spontaneously with aging. It is characterized by anagen hairs (misshapen hair bulbs and absent inner and outer root sheaths), thin, and sparse hairs that pulls out easily.

A syndrome characterized by bilateral granulomatous UVEITIS with IRITIS and secondary GLAUCOMA, premature ALOPECIA, symmetrical VITILIGO, poliosis circumscripta (a strand of depigmented hair), HEARING DISORDERS, and meningeal signs (neck stiffness and headache). Examination of the cerebrospinal fluid reveals a pattern consistent with MENINGITIS, ASEPTIC. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p748; Surv Ophthalmol 1995 Jan;39(4):265-292)

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