Latest Hirsutism Stories

2010-06-01 18:00:00

LONDON, June 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Dr Dawn Harper, Mica Paris and Jason Gardiner Lead Launch of New Survey Report Showing Impact of Unwanted Facial Hair in Women - This Release is Intended for UK Consumer Media Only The We Can Face It campaign for women with unwanted facial hair (UFH) has been launched today at a celebrity-backed event held at the Sunbeam Studios in West London.

2010-02-18 08:00:00

--Other Culprits Run the Gamut from Menopause to Weight Loss Supplements and Steroids-- BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In a study due to be released next month, the world's leading hair transplant and hair loss expert Dr.

2010-02-02 09:53:56

Fat tissue in PCOS patients excretes an inadequate amount of a hormone that is important in protecting against insulin resistance, diabetes and inflammation.

2008-10-13 12:50:00

International researchers have uncovered genes that may increase by seven-fold the risk of early baldness amongst men.

2008-09-09 00:00:07

Infertility problems, caused by polycystic ovary syndrome may be helped by acupuncture, a U.S. researcher suggests.

2008-07-31 21:00:37

PALO ALTO, Calif. _ Watch out, Rogaine. Stanford University researchers have pinpointed a molecule that triggers hair follicle growth in mice, a treatment that one day could eventually mean some shaggy dos, or at least a few more strands, for humans who have experienced hair loss.

2008-07-29 15:00:28

U.S. scientists say high levels of insulin could be an early sign that girls whose mothers suffer from polycystic ovary syndrome might also be susceptible.

2008-02-25 15:06:28

A Columbia University Medical Center research team has discovered a new gene involved in determining hair texture in humans. The team's genetic analysis demonstrated that mutations in a gene, known as P2RY5, cause hereditary "woolly hair" — hair that is coarse, dry, tightly curled and sparse.

2007-11-18 06:00:09

By Guzelmeric, Kadir Alkan, Nevriye; Pirimoglu, Meltem; Unal, Orhan; Turan, Cem Abstract Background. Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are insulin-resistant and have increased risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and coronary heart disease (CHD).

2007-07-13 06:15:47

By Angioni, Stefano Portoghese, Elaine; Milano, Francesca; Melis, Gian Benedetto; Fulghesu, Anna Maria Abstract The incidence of hyperandrogenism during pregnancy is low, although the incidence of some of the ovarian diseases that can cause it is higher.

Word of the Day
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.