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Words related to alopecia

loss of hair (especially on the head) or loss of wool or feathers

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While there are support charities available to help sufferers cope with the distressing condition, there is no funding body in the UK looking for a cure, although Jayne points out that some links have been found between alopecia and autoimmune diseases, such as coeliac disease, type 1 diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis.
The idea came to child rights activist Manal Al Awadhi when she was touched by the plight of Zainab, a nine-year-old Bahraini girl who had gone bald from alopecia.
Safavi KH, Muller SA, Suman VJ, Moshell AN, Melton LJ 3rd: Incidence of alopecia areata in Olmsted County, Minnesota, 1975 through 1989.
And Emma, 34, says the likes of Olympic cycling gold medalist Joanna Roswell, who has alopecia, are the sort of role models who help spread the word in a positive fashion.
Traction alopecia occurs when the extensions pull on the natural hair causing it to break, and usually affects the hairline just above the forehead or the sides, where the hair is weaker.
She is joined in her fight by Cameron's uncle, James Godfrey, who will perform a Michael Jackson tribute act at the Wrexham Memorial Hall on April 28, in aid of Alopecia UK.
Last week, we had shared both preclinical and clinical data from our osteoarthritis program, and this week we are excited to share clinical results from our alopecia program.
Complete report on Alopecia Pipeline Review spread across 113 pages, analyzing 22 companies and supported with 43 tables and 16 figures is now available at http://www.
She got her first alopecia bald spot, about twice the size of a 50p, on her head so I took her to the doctor's and they diagnosed alopecia areata," says Candida.
My good friend's daughter was diagnosed with Alopecia and they set up the website to create awareness and support children with similar problems.
The 18-year-old, who got four "yeses" last night, lost all her hair to alopecia.
Who would have guessed the shy little girl whose heart was breaking whilst losing all her hair through alopecia would be so successful?