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Researchers Uncover Clue To Baldness, Could Lead To Cure
2012-03-22 09:08:22

Male baldness, long considered the bane of men all over the world, may become a thing of the past after researchers found a biological clue that could raise the prospect of stopping and perhaps even reversing hair loss. The researchers, from University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine, have identified an abnormal amount of protein called Prostaglandin D2 (PGD2) in the bald scalp of men with male pattern baldness. Lab studies were conducted using mice and cultured human hair...

2012-03-15 11:58:22

Spanish scientists have confirmed that there is a clear relationship between androgenetic alopecia (common premature baldness) and benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH), a benign enlargement of the prostate that appears in aging men and is associated with certain hormones as dihydrotestosterone. This condition appears in 50% of men over 60 year old and causes voiding syndrome i.e. urinary frequency. In the light of the study published in the journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, men...

2012-03-02 17:00:00

The law firm of d´Oliveira & Associates, P.C. is currently informing men who have developed erectile dysfunction after using Propecia of their possible legal claims. (PRWEB) March 02, 2012 The law firm of d´Oliveira & Associates, P.C. is currently informing men who have developed erectile dysfunction after using Propecia of their possible legal claims. d´Oliveira & Associates is working with some of the leading attorneys in the United States who are representing...

2012-01-24 11:31:00

For men diagnosed with low-risk, localized prostate cancer, being treated with the drug dutasteride ("Avodart") delays disease progression and initiating active treatment, and also reduces anxiety, show the results of a three-year international clinical trial led by Dr. Neil Fleshner, Head of the Division of Urology, University Health Network (UHN). The findings are published online today in The Lancet. "The results prove that using active surveillance plus dutasteride is a viable, safe...

2011-11-11 08:00:00

HairLoss.com, the worldâs most comprehensive consumer website providing unbiased information about hair loss treatments and conditions, has released results from their world-wide survey on menâs and womenâs attitudes about their hair loss. The findings of the survey show that losing oneâs hair affects virtually every part of life, from social and work life, to dating and family life. Both men and women report that hair loss negatively...

2011-08-13 00:00:32

Propecia, Prosca found to cause long-term sexual, mental and physical side effects, Study warns Alton, IL (PRWEB) August 11, 2011 Simmons Browder Gianaris Angelides & Barnerd LLC is currently investigating claims that Propecia, a drug manufactured by Merck to treat baldness in men, can have debilitating sexual side effects. Propecia, and its parent drug Proscar, are the trademark versions of finasteride, a synthetic antiandrogen that limits the production of enzymes believed to...

2011-07-18 10:23:00

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Biotech pioneer Divine Skin Inc. (DSKX) announced a partnership with India's largest pharmaceutical company, Ranbaxy Laboratories, to sell the DS Laboratories line of topical hair-growth treatments through its massive distribution pipeline. With its strong presence in the top pharmaceutical markets, Ranbaxy offers Divine Skin an expanded global distribution network. With its innovative line of hair-growth products, Divine Skin offers...

2011-07-14 06:40:00

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New safety information has been released based on the FDA's review of two large clinical trials: "The Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial "(PCPT) and "Reduction by Dutasteride of Prostate Cancer Events" (REDUCE) trial. Both trials showed an increased incidence of high-grade prostate cancer with finasteride and dutasteride treatment. These medications are classified as 5-alpha reductase inhibitors (5-ARIs). Per the FDA, "drugs in the 5-ARI...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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