Functional assessment of a novel COL4A5 splice region variant and immunostaining of plucked hair follicles as an alternative method of diagnosis in X-linked Alport syndrome
8 days ago - MD Linx
If Isaiah Thomas's Playoff Performance And Tears Made You “Uncomfortable,” That's Too Damn Bad
Two days after my brother passed away , I went to my senior prom. Granted, I was no longer excited about going, and I wasn't sure if it was a good idea for me to attend, but my...
11 days ago - MadameNoire
More gray hair linked to higher risk of heart disease
A new observational study finds a correlation between the amount of gray hair in adult men and their risk of coronary heart disease.
19 days ago - Medical News Today
Prostate, Hair Loss Drugs Not Tied to Suicide Risk
However, medications like Propecia, Proscar may be tied to depression, study finds
1 month ago - Web MD
Hair Loss Drugs Linked To Depression And Erectile Dysfunction
― Drugs that treat hair loss and prostate enlargement are tied to a small increased risk of depression and self-harm, according to a new study from Canada. The pills were not...
1 month ago - The Huffington Post
'Hair' apparent Toby Nankervis the Richmond Tigers' next big thing
Toby Nankervis will play his first senior game as a Tiger on Thursday night but after just a few pre-season games he is already a fan - and coach and player - favourite.
1 month ago - Sydney Morning Herald - 2 articles
Donald Trump's hair loss drug tied to anger, depression
Finasteride, a widely-used drug that reduces prostate glands and stimulates hair growth, increased risk of depression by 94 percent in the first 18 months, a study by Western...
1 month ago - Daily Mail - 2 articles
Hair loss drugs linked with erectile dysfunction
"Men who take this drug [finasteride] to combat baldness are 'five times more likely to suffer erectile dysfunction'," The Sun reports. While this may sound hair-raising, the...
1 month ago - NHS
Hair Loss and Prostate Drugs Could Raise The Risk of Persistent Erectile Dysfunction in Men
Hair loss and prostate drugs like finasteride and dutasteride could increase the risk of persistent erectile dysfunction in men, reveals a study.
1 month ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
Is red hair gene linked to increased risk of Parkinson's?
"Redheads are more likely to develop Parkinson's," claims the Mail Online after a study found the gene that makes people with red hair susceptible to skin cancer also increases...
1 month ago - NHS - 2 articles
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This Experimental Prostate Cancer Treatment Is Shrinking Tumors
Photograph by Levi Brown There may be new hope for men with this deadly disease One day several years ago, Samuel Denmeade, M.D., a professor of oncology and urology at Johns...
Docs May Miss Major Cause of Vision Loss in Seniors
1 in 4 cases of age-related macular degeneration initially goes unrecognized, research suggests
Parkinson's Disease Finds Potential Cure and Prevention
Cortisol, a steroid hormone, can prevent Parkinson's disease by inducing over-expression of parkin protein which inhibits death of dopaminergic neurons.
Can Getting a Vasectomy Raise Your Cancer Risk?
Photograph by Getty Images Here's what you need to know before you get snipped Done having kids? Then you may be considering a vasectomy-a surgical procedure that prevents the...
Could Gut be the Origin of Parkinson's Disease?
The vagal nerve that extends from the abdomen to the brainstem could also conduct Parkinson's disease via the same pathway.
We Know How To Curb Epidemics. Can Alzheimer's Be Next?
I travel a lot, which means I spend much of my time in airports waiting to catch a flight. I use most of that time to work or catch up on email, but sometimes, when it's really...
Parkinson's Disease May Originate in Gut, Study Says
Swedish scientists find link through vagus nerve removal Related MedlinePlus Pages: Parkinson's Disease
Three Cups of Italian-Style Coffee Reduces Prostate Cancer Risk
The higher concentration of bioactive substances in the coffee prepared the Italian way lowers the risk of prostate cancer by 53%.
Crosslinking, IOLs, and Femtosecond Laser Prominent at ASCRS
The annual meeting of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery will feature new types of intraocular lens, femtosecond laser, collagen cross-linking, and...
Few researchers consider hearing loss in healthcare communication: Study
Doctors believe that communication with their patients is important, but most studies of physician/elderly patient communication do not mention that hearing loss may affect...