She first noticed it back in June — about three months after her earliest COVID-19 symptoms set in. "I started seeing a lot of hair coming off in my hairbrush," says Courtney Dunlop, a long-time beauty editor and cofounder of Good Clean Wine in Springfield, Missouri. "Then it was like a dam had broken: I
This story is part of Survivor's Guide, a series on navigating the impact of breast cancer through beauty and self-care. Losing your hair is just one side effect of chemotherapy, but it's the most visible. In fact, "hair loss in breast cancer patients and survivors is considered one of the top side effects that affect
We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Type 2 diabetes would seem benign were it not for the threat of rising blood sugar levels – the main sugar found in blood. It is an important source of energy and provides
Hair loss can be a gradual process. Don’t fret. One vegetable juice has been shown to promote hair growth. What is it? In the Journal Of Dermatology, researchers investigated whether a topical application of one specific juice would increase hair growth compared to tap water. There were two groups: one consisted of 23 patients, 16
You’ve seen the evidence on your pillow. You’ve found it on your clothes and in the shower. And although you may feel nervous, embarrassed or even scared, it’s important to know that the problem you’re dealing with is one that most women will face at some point in their lives. We’re talking about hair loss.
When you think about going bald, you’re probably thinking about male pattern baldness, a permanent and basically irreversible form of hair loss. Male pattern baldness tends to start with a receding hairline and thinning on the crown, which usually becomes more pronounced over time. But if you don’t have male pattern baldness, and you start
Over the last 50 years climate change has not been the key driver of the human displacement or conflict in East Africa, rather it is politics and poverty, according to new research by UCL. Human displacement refers to the total number of forcibly displaced people, and includes internally displaced people — the largest group represented
A team of scientists, led by academics from King’s College London and Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, have discovered 124 genes that play a major role in determining human hair colour variation. The discovery sheds new light on our understanding of the genetic complexity underpinning variations in human pigmentation, and could advance our knowledge