Russian woman who grew beard after son’s birth, finally able to lead normal life successful treatment

What if you had a condition which slowly isolated you from everyone that you loved? It would make your life so difficult that you couldn’t live without a mask to hide your face, making your self-esteem crash. This is what happened to a mother in Russia and it is the story of how she got help and redemption to overcome a rare condition called ‘hirsutism’

Russian woman who grew beard after son’s birth, finally able to lead normal life successful treatmentA mother who grew a beard after giving birth and refused to let her husband kiss her finally ditches the surgical mask she wore at all times, after treatment eliminated her stubble. She is finally able to go outside without a mask for the first time in years after successful treatment for hirsutism. Svetlana Savchenkova, […]

Men’s beards carry more germs than dog fur, find researchers

A new Swiss study has found that men with beards carry more germs than dogs

Men’s beards carry more germs than dog fur, find researchersStudy author professor Andreas Gutzeit told the BBC that the researchers found a significantly higher count of germs and bacteria in men’s beards than dogs’ fur. Researchers from the Hirslanden Clinic in Switzerland took swabs from the facial fuzz of 18 men and the necks of 30 dogs, across a range of breeds, and compared […]