Medical research

Cancer sufferers' hair loss misery during chemo could be over

Scientists at the University of Huddersfield aim to minimise, or eliminate completely, the hair loss that is one of the most distressing side-effects of cancer treatment. They aim to achieve this by combining scalp cooling ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Q&A: Over-the-counter remedies usually can control teen acne

Q: My teenage daughter's hair has become oily over the past couple of months, and it's causing a lot of small pimples in her hairline and on her forehead. What could cause this change in her hair—it was always on the dry ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Secukinumab effective for moderate / severe scalp psoriasis

(HealthDay)—Secukinumab is safe and effective as a treatment for patients with extensive moderate-to-severe scalp psoriasis, according to a study published in the October issue of the Journal of the American Academy of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Rare skin manifestations can indicate secondary syphilis

(HealthDay)—A rare case of secondary syphilis which primarily presented with multiple nodules on the scalp has been detailed in a case report published online July 17 in the Journal of Dermatology.


Thulium fiber laser rejuvenates male scalp with photodamage

(HealthDay)—For men with extensive photodamage of the scalp, one session of fractionated 1,927 nm thulium fiber laser can achieve rejuvenation, according to a study published online Jan. 24 in Lasers in Surgery and Medicine.

Medical research

Bacteria the yin and yang of dandruff, says study

Dandruff is not caused by a fungus, as many believe, but by an imbalance between two competing bacteria that naturally colonise the human scalp, according to a study released Thursday.

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