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Pubic lice are small, six-legged creatures that infect the pubic hair area and lay eggs. These lice can also be found in armpit hair and eyebrows. Causes, incidence, and risk factors Pubic lice ...
In two new studies, early-stage breast cancer patients who had scalp-cooling treatments were significantly more likely to keep their hair.
With the help of a scalp-cooling device, 50% of women with breast cancer undergoing neoadjuvant or adjuvant chemotherapy were able to prevent hair loss, according to the results of the SCALP trial.
Two different scalp cooling devices for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced alopecia show distinct promise in helping preserve hair for many patients. Medscape Medical News
What are the symptoms of scalp psoriasis? Learn about the causes, risk factors, and triggers for scalp psoriasis and its connection to hair loss.
Scalp cooling can lessen some chemotherapy-induced hair loss – one of the most devastating hallmarks of cancer – in certain breast cancer patients, according to a new multicenter study from UC San...
(Reuters Health) - A scalp-cooling system helped prevent hair loss in women with breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy, researchers said today at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.
Scalp cooling can lessen some chemotherapy-induced hair loss in certain breast cancer patients, according to US researchers.
Two studies in the February 14 issue of JAMA examine hair loss among women with breast cancer who received scalp cooling before, during and after chemotherapy.
Human scalp hair is one of the most common trace materials found at violent crime scenes. Accordingly, scalp hair is critical evidential material in forensic investigations for identifying relations a...
Human scalp hair samples were collected and used to assess exposure to toxic elements and essential elements in the state of North Carolina, USA using accelerated microwave assisted acid digestion and...
This multi-site study discusses the content of metals and metalloids (MM) in scalp hair of children, living in different environmental contexts, with the purpose of verifying if hair level of some MM ...
Psychosomatic disorders of the scalp have some special characteristics due to the visibility, possible stigmatization, and amount/patterns of hair. Of practical relevance is trichotillomania, which is...
Acute hair matting (AHM) is a rare condition presenting as a compact mass with irregular twists and severely entangled hairs abruptly formed in the scalp. First reported as "plica neuropathica" by Le ...