The answer behind hair loss might just be in your hands

Humans have hair in some places but not in others. The tops of our heads are generally replete with hair, while the soles of our feet are not. This is certainly not news, but exactly why we have hair on our legs and arms but not on the palms of our hands is still a puzzle

The answer behind hair loss might just be in your hands  A recent study investigates why some parts of the human body remain hairless while others become hairy. The findings may offer clues to male- and female-pattern baldness. Hair loss affects a considerable proportion of society, particularly men, and it can cause significant distress for some people. Male- and female-pattern baldness, which are common hereditary […]

How baldness affects men emotionally and mentally

Dr Viral Desai, a celebrity cosmetic surgeon, DHI India, and CPLSS, shares how baldness affects men emotionally as well as mentally

How baldness affects men emotionally and mentallyA statement by Hillary Clinton, “Hair is important for everyone, whether rich or poor…” Not everyone, given a choice, would want to lose hair. The emotional aspects of living with hair loss can be challenging. Certainly, hair loss affects people’s look. A receding hairline results in the person looking older than they really are. It […]

Here are effective treatments which can help you deal with hair loss

Dr Mohan Thomas, a senior cosmetic surgeon, Cosmetic Surgery Institute shares about the techniques and development of techniques for hair restoration

Here are effective treatments which can help you deal with hair lossNowadays, one of the biggest concerns for most people and predominantly in men is hair loss. Hair is an important determinant of physical attractiveness and means of expressing one’s feeling and individuality. Although female pattern hair loss is also common, however, not many women consider taking treatment as they think that oiling will improve hair. […]

Can onion juice help restore hair growth?

Onions contain antioxidants, such as flavonoids. Antioxidants are believed to protect the body from free radicals. Free radicals are thought to contribute to the aging process. For example, free radicals may destroy the hair follicles and lead to thinning and loss of the hair

Can onion juice help restore hair growth?Hair loss is very common and may involve bald patches, complete baldness or gradual thinning. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, about 80 million men and women in the United States have some degree of hair loss. Fast facts on onion juice for hair loss: Onions contain certain minerals, which may be good for […]

7 health benefits of garlic

The body-strengthening effects of garlic are thought to be due to its active ingredient allicin. This is what gives garlic its distinctive taste and smell. Whether you take your garlic powdered, salted, or minced or in supplement form, you can reap the surprising benefits of this multipurpose herb for optimal health

7 health benefits of garlicGarlic does more than just invigorate your palate and ward off vampires; it’s also a smelly super food health aid. The spice is a highly nutritious vegetable with very few calories, containing trace amounts of other nutrients that contribute to its universal status of a powerful, beneficial healer. The natural medicinal ingredient, both as a […]

Early baldness interlinked with higher heart disease risk in men

The research, to be presented at the CSI's 69th annual conference in Kolkata, studied 790 men under 40 who had coronary artery disease and 1,270 healthy men of a similar age, who acted as a control group.

Early baldness interlinked with higher heart disease risk in menMale pattern baldness and premature greying are more of a risk factor for heart disease than obesity in men under 40, new research suggests. A study of more than 2,000 young men in India showed more who had coronary artery disease were prematurely bald or grey than men with a full head of hair. The […]

Scientists come close to finding a cure for baldness

Stem cell therapy has been suggested as a possible future treatment for hair loss for years. The research published in Cell Reports found a single skin ‘bud’ developed in culture can give rise to both the epidermis and dermis

Scientists come close to finding a cure for baldnessA cure for baldness has moved a step closer to reality after researchers created ‘hairy skin’ in the lab for the first time. Using stem cells from mice, scientists grew both the upper and lower layers of skin, which developed hair follicles as they would in a mouse’s body. The lab-grown skin tissue more closely […]

Seven ways to get thicker hair

Thin or thinning hair is a widespread condition. Men often experience hair loss from male pattern baldness, but both women and men may experience thin hair in their lifetime

Seven ways to get thicker hairWhile there is no way to change the texture of the hair follicles, there are many things people can do to make hair appear thicker and to reduce breakage and hair loss. Thinning hair could be caused by: natural aging genetics poor nutrition overuse of commercial hair products reactions or allergies to chemicals or substances illness […]

Here’s why adolescent men are going bald

Men are inching towards baldness as early as in their 20s due to various reasons like stress, poor nutrition and hormonal changes and so on. According to experts, in the young age, around 20 to 30 per cent of men in Mumbai are experiencing hair fall

Here’s why adolescent men are going baldAlthough, you may have thick hair during your teens, going bald at 20 is possible. It may cause you to panic as many young men do, and lead you to think of ways to remedy the situation. Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Chitra Naik, dermatologist, BYL Nair hospital said, “Earlier, women experienced hair fall problem, […]

Mumbai doctors’ hair growth formula bags US patent 

Dr Shome and Dr Rinky Kapoor invented QR 678 in 2008, which will now be a commercial pharmaceutical product

Mumbai doctors’ hair growth formula bags US patent Two city doctors have received a US patent for their revolutionary formula for hair growth – QR 678. This formula, which was invented in 2008 by Dr Shome and Dr Rinky Kapoor, will now be a commercial pharmaceutical product. “It is rare for individual doctors to get a US patent and we are extremely happy. […]