Via nytimes.com- DENISE GRADY
Scientists have found a new way to grow hair, one that they say may lead to better treatments for baldness.
So far, the technique has been tested only in mice, but it has managed to grow hairs on human skin grafted onto the animals. If the research pans out, the scientists say, it could produce a treatment for hair loss that would be more effective and useful to more people than current remedies like drugs or hair transplants.
Present methods are not much help to women, but a treatment based on the new technique could be, … Read the rest
Medical experts widely recommended a combined program of diet and fitness to fight obesity. But when it comes to the type of exercise most effective a reducing weight and body mass — strength training, endurance exercise or a combination of both — opinions vary widely on which exercise regimen is best. Now, a new clinical study by a team of Spanish researchers working as part of the Nutrition and Physical Activity Programs for Obesity Treatment project suggests that the type of exercise may be less important than previously thought.
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Via www.wsj.com – LAURA JOHANNES
The Root from the Mountains of Peru Is Believed to Have Widespread Health Benefits and Can Enhance Libido
The Claim: A radish-like root from the mountains of Peru has widespread health benefits and can enhance libido in both men and women, according to exporters of the root.
The Verdict: A recent study found maca can help treat depression in older women, and a growing body of research shows it may be helpful in taming menopause symptoms, improving sports performance and enhancing sexuality. Most of the studies, however, are small. Larger, more rigorous trials are needed … Read the rest
By PC. Luis Quiroz Ravines
Does Stress Cause Hair Loss? We will try to respond to this question and other related topics. In 1936, Hans Selye used the term ‘stress’ for the first time and defined it as “the nonspecific response of the body to any demand for change” and really all we ask if we can cope with the pressures of life. And who has not suffered or stressed? And stress-free life would probably useless and empty and without motivation. The problem is when pressures crushed us, sometimes beyond our strength and our mental and physical health is affected … Read the rest
Via www.bbc.com y James Gallagher
Men going thin on top may be more likely to have heart problems than their friends with a full head of hair, according to researchers in Japan.
Their study of nearly 37,000 people, published in the online journal BMJ Open, said balding men were 32% more likely to have coronary heart disease.
However, the researchers said the risks were less than for smoking or obesity.
The British Heart Foundation said men should focus on their waistline, not their hairline.
A shifting hairline is a fact of life for many men. Half have thinning hair … Read the rest
This mask regenerates the structure of the hair roots and stops the hair fall, and to make it you will need only one food…
The problem of hair loss and weak hair roots is not uncommon, and the products that exist in the market rarely help. But, as for everything else, for this problem the best solution is offered by nature!
Russian doctor Tatjana Aleksandrovich Konovalov discovered the recipe for a simple mask for strengthening hair roots.
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This mask regenerates the structure of the hair roots and … Read the rest
If 2012 is the year you plan to shed those extra kilos, then it’s time to take a look at the 10 golden rules for weight loss – 10 rules that mark the foundation of how you can lose weight the healthy way.
We’re not talking about crash diets or over-exercising, but we are talking about clever planning and understanding your body and mind. Let’s begin!
1: Be proactive about diet selection.
Nothing fades faster than a weight loss crash diet. Day one will see you fantasizing about fatty foods, and day two will have you queuing up … Read the rest
SUNDAY, Aug. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A drug used to treat a rare type of bone marrow cancer restores hair in patients with an autoimmune disease that causes hair loss, a new study found.
Columbia University Medical Center researchers found that the drug ruxolitinib (brand name: Jakafi) restored hair growth in a small number of patients with alopecia areata, a disease in which immune cells destroy hair follicles.
Alopecia areata can occur at any age and affects men and women. Patients typically lose patches of hair on the scalp, but may also lose facial and body hair. … Read the rest
TIP! If you would like to avoid excessive hair loss, it’s imperative that you keep stress levels under control. Hair loss results from stress, among other causes.
By and large, people have always been problem solvers. Once a problem pops up, there is already someone crafting a solution. In this article is advice and some solutions that you might not have heard about yet.
TIP! Care for your body if you’ve been diagnosed with some type of illness. If you do not take care of your body by taking prescribed medication, or do the things advised by a doctor, your … Read the rest