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 […]

Know why these Mumbaikars shaved off their head

Cancer is often referred to as a very painful disease. As a Christmas Santa, two volunteers from a childhood cancer Centre shaved off their heads to make the children suffering from cancer feel good and smile

Know why these Mumbaikars shaved off their headChristmas is for spreading smiles and much awaited joy. To make these cancer survivor children happy, two volunteers from Access Life Assistance Foundation shaved-off their heads as a gesture to help other children feel that they aren’t alone. “We were equally surprised and glad to see our care-takers do this for our children. The smiles […]

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 […]

Amazing foods to keep your hair strong and healthy

Your hair is your crowning glory. Healthy, thick and shiny tresses improve your looks by many notches. Both men and women aspire to have lustrous and full hair. If you have nutritional deficiencies, hair may be brittle or can shed. But, a healthy balanced will provide you essential nutrients for healthy hair, says Manjari Chandra, Senior Consultant Nutritionist, Max Multi Speciality Centre, New Delhi

Amazing foods to keep your hair strong and healthyA healthy, balanced diet is the first line of defense for great hair. Just like your skin, the condition of your hair is an outward sign of inside health. The cells that make up each strand of hair require a regular supply of key nutrients. Eating a variety of healthy foods will give you the […]

Did you know of these 7 things your hair reflects about your health

Sudden changes, such as a lot of hair loss, are more likely linked to a treatable health problem than are gradual changes, such as thinning. Next time you look in the mirror, look out for these hair symptoms

Did you know of these 7 things your hair reflects about your healthThe health of your hair can reflect underlying medical conditions you didn’t know about. You probably think about your hair on a daily basis — whether you’re having a good or a bad hair day or maybe wondering whether you should try a new style from the pages of your favourite magazine. But you might […]

This Diwali, dazzle with these useful skin and hair care tips

The festival of Diwali is an occasion that is close to the heart to millions of Indians. People start preparing for the celebrations weeks in advance, but as the day approaches, one should bear in mind a few important points to enjoy the festivities at their best. Dr Sharmila Patil, Consultant Skin Specialist, Fortis Hospital, Mulund talks about the various steps one could take in order to keep their skin and hair in good condition during this festival season

This Diwali, dazzle with these useful skin and hair care tipsWhile you slave over getting your house, your clothes and your sweets ready, don’t forget to spenda little time making yourself look good. The anticipation of a wonderful festival will bring a glow from within, but you also need to work on the outside. Dr Sharmila Patil, Consultant Skin Specialist, Fortis Hospital, Mulund has put […]

Beat the heat: Address your skin and hair woes with these smart tips

October is here and before we even know the heat and humidity becomes a cause of most of our skin and hair woes. Be it back acne, sun tan or acne, our skin has the tendency to have multiple skin problems. Though it can be damaging to your skin and hair, with few tips from the doctors, you can protect your skin and hair

Beat the heat: Address your skin and hair woes with these smart tipsOctober heat is here to haunt us. October heat has now struck and it feels like summer is all over again. Owing to which, doctors advise to follow a good skin and hair care routine. “Cleansing and exfoliation should be done from time to time. Use anti-pollution serums at night for skin as the skin gets […]

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 […]

Protect your skin from Mumbai’s scorching heat

As the temperature is soaring in the city, the heat and humidity is becoming unbearable, and while you’ve trained your body to combat the scorching heat, the same is needed for your skin and hair too. Heat and humidity can aggravate annoying skin and hair problems like acne, dandruff and so on. Here, the city dermatologists give you tips to tackle them

Protect your skin from Mumbai’s scorching heatMumbai’s tryst with heat and humidity is worrisome. And In spite of your best efforts you may land up with skin problems that arise due to the warm weather and spending your days outdoor. According to the dermatologists, hair fall, dull skin, pigmentation, greasy face, acne and dandruff are the most common problems which can […]