Treatment

Treatment

Male pattern hair loss is a common problem, and yet, there is new research, evidence, or treatment every day. The past years saw an...
Drug Related Hair Loss

Drug Related Hair Loss

Certain prescription drugs can cause hair loss. Chemotherapy and radiation cancer treatment are two of the most known medical methods that cause hair loss....
Hair Shaft Defects

Hair Shaft Defects

Hair shaft defects are types of hair loss. In some case of physical damage to the hair shaft/hair fiber, hair loss can occur. The abnormalities...
Hair Loss in Children During and After Cancer Treatment

Hair Loss in Children During and After Cancer Treatment

Cancer affects people of all ages and all backgrounds. It can be a devastating illness for both the ones affected and their loved ones. If...
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Hair Science

Hair science is amazing. Our bodies are covered in hair, and yet we still do not know everything about hair. What we know so...
Savin Scale for Women’s Hair Loss (1992)

Savin Scale for Women’s Hair Loss (1992)

Dr. Savin from Yale University developed the scale (savin scale) for classifying women’s hair loss named after him in 1992. Dr. Savin and his colleague...
Hair Loss in Women

Hair Loss in Women

Hair loss in women, unlike the common misconception, is frequent. Most of us often think male hair loss, when we hear the words hair...
The Role of Oral Contraceptives

The Role of Oral Contraceptives

Oral contraceptives are certainly important in human history. They made an improvement in women’s lives. While some doctors prescribe contraceptives to treat certain types of...
Diagnosis of Male Pattern Baldness

Diagnosis of Male Pattern Baldness

Diagnosing male pattern baldness is often straightforward for your doctor. Doctors diagnose it based on the appearance of the hair and the scalp. Your hair...
A Brief History of Hair Transplantation

A Brief History of Hair Transplantation

Attempts of hair transplantation in medical history dates back to the end of the 19th century. Humans have tried to find a solution to...