Tag Archives: Hair

Keep your body, skin and hair safe during swimming with these 4 easy-to-follow tips!

The chemicals used in the swimming pool water can harm your body, skin and hair. The summer heat, dry winds, harmful sun rays only make it worse. Keep your body, skin and hair safe during swimming with these 4 easy-to-follow tips!  |  Photo Credit: Getty Images New Delhi: The summer season is loved by many because it gives them the chance to ... Read More »

Experts Develop New Tool To Predict Eye, Hair And Skin Color

Researchers have developed a novel web tool that can accurately predict eye, hair and skin colour from even a small DNA sample, an advance that can be used when standard forensic profiling is not helpful. The “HIrisPlex-S DNA test” system is capable of generating all three pigment traits from human biological material together using a freely available web tool. The ... Read More »

Hair, sperm, libido: Delhi men are on the losing side

THE SEX FACTOR – Hair, sperm, libido: Delhi men are on the losing side At the end of 2016, there’s bad news for Delhi men -they are losing their hair, sperm and libido. A new survey conducted by a city-based healthcare startup found that 63% of Delhi men (between the ages of 30 and 40) have a sperm count of ... Read More »

Hair, sperm, libido: Delhi men are on the losing side

THE SEX FACTOR – Hair, sperm, libido: Delhi men are on the losing side At the end of 2016, there’s bad news for Delhi men -they are losing their hair, sperm and libido. A new survey conducted by a city-based healthcare startup found that 63% of Delhi men (between the ages of 30 and 40) have a sperm count of ... Read More »

Beware, before you groom your pubic hair!

Beware, before you groom your pubic hair! (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) At times, maintaining proper hygiene becomes a misguided attempt. Various methods to groom the pubic hair may harm the sensitive part around your genitals. Many researchers have also shown that shaving or grooming your pubes is bad for your health. A recent study has discovered that women, who groom their ... Read More »

Why do we have excess facial hair?

TNN | December 05, 2016 1/6Anatomy of unwanted hair 0 “If you are a woman, you have to be beautiful!” Isn’t it amazing how easily this phrase rolls off, without even considering how much it can offend others? Instead of a mere adjective, the word ‘beautiful’ has become a false dichotomy. Let’s face it, despite all the opinions; a woman ... Read More »

Hair forensics could yield false positives for cocaine use

Hair analysis has become standard practice for determining whether someone has abused illicit drugs. But some experts have questioned whether current methods to wash away external contaminants from samples might affect test results. Now one team confirms that for cocaine detection, a pretreatment step can cause the drug on the outside of a hair shaft to wash into it and ... Read More »

Survey: Almost half of African-American women have experienced hair loss

African-American women are prone to hair loss, and new data presented at the American Academy of Dermatology’s 74th Annual Meeting in Washington illustrates the scope of this problem, which often goes undiagnosed. Certain styling practices may increase the risk of hair loss in this population; women who are concerned about losing their hair should consider different styling practices and see ... Read More »

Men perceived as younger, more attractive after hair transplant for baldness

Does how much hair a man has matter in how he is perceived? The answer is yes, according to a new article published online by JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. A survey by Lisa E. Ishii, M.D., M.H.S., of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, and coauthors suggests men with androgenetic alopecia (pattern baldness) who underwent hair transplant were rated ... Read More »

Can shampoos with caffeine thicken men’s hair?

Can shampoos with caffeine thicken men‘s hair? Many men conflict with baldness and wonder about new remedies. a few shampoos and creams incorporatecaffeine and promise to assist keep hair thick and complete. How does the proof stack up?A 2014 examine determined that caffeine has a “mighty” impact in developing hair in laboratory conditions.however real–international tests of the efficacy of caffeine-containing ... Read More »