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2013-12-13 23:28:15

Leading Hair Restoration Company Encourages Toys for Tots Donations Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 The countdown to Christmas has begun and with the holiday cheer in the air, Hair Club® (http://www.hairclub.com) wants to call attention to those less fortunate. Hair Club is continually committed to lifting spirits whether it’s by restoring looks and confidence through hair restoration or by giving back to those in need. Hair Club feels strongly about empowering and...

Mutation Increases Melanoma Risk In Redheads
2013-08-23 04:22:04

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A person’s hair color and skin tone is determined by their skin pigment. This pigment is influenced by the melanocortin-1 (MC1R) gene receptor. For the world’s redheads – one to two percent of the population – their coloration is accounted for by a mutation in MC1R. A team of researchers led by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) has revealed that the same MC1R mutation...

2013-05-02 23:25:11

Sensitive to ammonia in haircolor? Orlando hair salon True Envy offers ammonia-free, zero odor, permanent haircolor that provides complete gray coverage and brilliant color. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Great news for men and women who are sensitive to ammonia used in permanent haircolor; Orlando hair salon True Envy Salon of Orlando offers Redken´s ground breaking Chromatics permanent hair color line. The entire Chromatics hair color line is 100% ammonia-free and delivers...

World's Largest Sperm Bank Turning Down Redheaded Donors
2011-09-19 14:23:40

The world's largest sperm bank, Cryos, said recently that it is now turning down redheaded donors because supply is currently greater than demand, according to a report by the UK's Telegraph. Cryos' director Ole Schou said that because supply has become so great in recent years, it has been able to become more picky about its donors. "There are too many redheads in relation to demand," he told Danish newspaper Ekstrabladet. "I do not think you chose a redhead, unless the partner - for...

2011-08-03 00:00:03

The beauty industries leading hair color experts at It&ly Hairfashion address the most common problems consumers face today for their after hair color maintenance along with professional and natural solutions. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 02, 2011 As a professional hair care and hair color company used on Hollywood's most popular TV and movie sets, IT&LY HAIRFASHION N.A., Inc. (http://www.italyhairfashion.com), along with Master Colorist and celebrity hairstylist Pasquale Caselle...

2011-01-05 06:10:00

A new study published Tuesday reveals that an increasing number of appearance traits, including hair color, are extractable from DNA.  The findings will likely provide powerful benefits to forensic scientists and law enforcement officials. The research showed that on the basis of DNA information, it is possible to determine with an accuracy of more than 90 percent whether a person has red hair or black hair, and with an accuracy of more than 80 percent whether a person's hair color is...

2010-12-11 00:19:48

Red for danger: The effects of red hair in surgical practice A study in the BMJ's Christmas issue published on bmj.com today confirms that there is no need for doctors to fear red heads. The research concludes that, contrary to popular belief, people with red hair do not bleed any more than other patients. The authors, led by surgeon Jonathan Barry from Morriston Hospital in Swansea, say that "red haired patients are traditionally regarded with a degree of trepidation by surgeons and...

2009-08-01 12:15:00

Studies have suggested that redheads may be more sensitive to pain and may require more anesthetics. This month's Journal of the American Dental Association published new research findings that the expectation of painful experiences at the hand of a dentist might incite greater trepidation for redheads. They proved to be twice as likely to avoid the dentist as those with dark hair. "Redheads are sensitive to pain," said co-author Dr. Daniel Sessler, an Outcomes Research Department chair at...

2009-04-22 09:33:41

 New genetic research suggests that the traditional risk factors for melanoma may not be as helpful in predicting risk in all people as previously thought, according to data presented at the American Association for Cancer Research 100th Annual Meeting 2009."Traditionally, a clinician might look at a person with dark hair who did not sunburn easily and classify them as lower risk for melanoma, but that may not be true for all people in the population," said Peter Kanetsky, Ph.D., M.P.H.,...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.