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Synonyms for baldness



Synonyms for baldness

the condition of having no hair on the top of the head

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Once male or female pattern baldness kicks in, the tufts lose hairs and the scalp develops bald spots.
Folicure understands that baldness is a serious problem in men and is more than just skin deep, thus they know how frustrating and embarrassing it is for them to cope with it without any hope of getting any treatments or solutions.
This pattern of baldness runs in their family including Prince Philip, Prince Charles and Prince Edward.
It is believed that the technique could help to expand the use of hair transplantation to women with hair loss, who tend to have insufficient donor hair, as well as to men in early stages of baldness.
Male-pattern baldness is usually inherited and it also affects women.
The researchers from University of Tokyo trawled the Medline and the Cochrane Library databases for research published on male pattern baldness and coronary heart disease, and came up with 850 possible studies, published between 1950 and 2012.
Summary: Some men consider baldness to be a sign of manhood and as making them look handsome.
Baldness seems to confer a significantly increased risk of prostate cancer upon black men--particularly if they lose their hair before age 60 years.
Researchers from the University of Tokyo's Department of Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases analysed six studies on male pattern baldness and coronary heart disease conducted between 1993 and 2008 with nearly 40,000 participants in the United States and Europe.
They are not exactly sure why but experts believe heart attack risks such as age, smoking and high blood pressure also influence baldness.
They found that the link between CHD and baldness depends on the severity of the baldness.
Washington, Apr 4 ( ANI ): Male pattern baldness is linked to an increased risk of coronary heart disease, but only if it's on the top/crown of the head, a new study has revealed.
TELLTALE signs of being past your prime, such as baldness and creased earlobes, may provide an early warning of heart disease, say scientists.
In a new study, those who had three to four aging signs -- receding hairline at the temples, baldness at the head's crown, earlobe crease, or yellow fatty deposits around the eyelid (xanthelasmata) -- had a 57 percent increased risk for heart attack and a 39 percent increased risk for heart disease .
Japanese scientists grew the patch of hair to test a technique that could treat human baldness.