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Baldness
Written By: DoctorNDTV Team
  Baldness or alopecia results when hair loss occurs at an abnormally high rate, replacement occurs at an abnormally slow rate or ...
Boils
Written By: DoctorNDTV Team
  Boils are painful, pus-filled bumps that form under the skin when bacteria infect one or more of the hair follicles.
Dandruff
Written By: DoctorNDTV Team
  Dandruff is an overproduction and build-up of dead skin cells. It occurs as snowy dust-like flakes. Dandruff can also be defined ...
Hair Loss
Written By: DoctorNDTV Team
  Many conditions, diseases, and improper hair care result in excessive hair loss. People who notice their hair shedding in large ...
Hirsutism
Written By: DoctorNDTV Team
  Hirsutism is the term for excess body or facial hair in women. It can be described as a male pattern of hair growth or ...

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News
 
Babies can be affected by 'thirdhand' smoke
BMC Public Health, April 2011
Levels of nicotine in the hair of infants who sleep in the same room with parents who smoke are three times higher than in babies ...
 
Hair loss drugs and sexual dysfunction risk
The journal of sexual medicine,March 2011
Drugs frequently prescribed to treat hair loss or an enlarged prostate may contribute to sexual dysfunction in men. Use of ...
 
Hair loss signals prostate cancer risk
Annals of Oncology,February 2011
Men with prostate cancer may be twice more likely to have started showing signs of male pattern baldness at the age of 20 years ...
 
Baldness drug linked to sexual problems
Archives of Dermatology, October 2010
The widely used baldness drug finasteride indeed boosts hair growth in men, but some cause sexual problems in some.
 
Health awareness parade for CWG begins
Asian-International News
The Chairman of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CGOC), Suresh Kalmadi, flagged off the 10th Perfect Health Parade to ...
 

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Features
 
Celebrity Skincare Secrets to Make Your Skin Summer Ready
Celebrity skincare secrets to help you look like your favourite Bollywood diva and survive this summer in a breeze.
13 Main Reasons For Hair Fall
The medical term for hair loss is alopecia. Pattern baldness (androgenetic alopecia), the most common type of alopecia, affects ...

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Questions & Answers
 
How can I get a bright smile?
Answer By: DoctorNDTV Team - Wednesday, November 21, 2012
  I want a bright, sparkling smile that makes me look younger and revitalized? What will help me?
Is hypothyroidism curable?
Answer By: Prof Dinesh Dhanwal - Sunday, July 10, 2011
  I am a 24 years old woman weighing 58 kg diagnosed with hypothyroidism with TSH level 7.6. I am prescribed Levothyroxin ...
Why am I suffering from itching and skin rashes?
Answer By: Dr Lawrence Youlten - Thursday, June 30, 2011
  I am a 28 years old male suffering from skin itching, rashes and redness for the last one year. Although the symptoms are ...
What are skin care recommendations for a kidney transplant patient?
Answer By: Dr Raj Kiran Medapalli - Sunday, June 26, 2011
  I am a 24 years old female and my both kidneys failed seven years back. After that I was on dialysis for one and half years after ...
Is it safe to use steroids for gaining weight?
Answer By: Dr Chandra M Gulhati - Thursday, June 23, 2011
  I am a 27 year old male, 5 feet 11 inches tall and weigh 56 kg. I am physically not as strong as other normal boys of my ...

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Experts
 
Dr Ambrish Mithal
Endocrinology, Thursday, April 6, 2017
Chairman, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes,Medanta - The Medicity,Gurugram
Prof Anoop Misra
Medicine, Thursday, April 6, 2017
Chairman,Fortis-CDOC Center of Excellence for Diabetes, Metabolic Diseases and Endocrinology, New Delhi, Director, National Diabetes, Obesity and Cholesterol Foundation, and Diabetes Foundation (India)
Dr AS Soin
GI Surgery, Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Chairman, Medanta Institute of Liver Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine, Medanta - The Medicity, Gurgaon
Dr Ashok N. Johari
Orthopaedics, Thursday, April 6, 2017
President, Indian Orthopaedic Association President, Paediatric Orthopaedic Society of India President, Indian Academy of Cerebral Palsy Editor in chief: Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics (B) Chairman, The Child Foundation
Dr Bejon Misra
Consumer Rights, Thursday, April 6, 2017
Chairman, Consumer Coordination Council & CEO,Consumer VOICE,New Delhi

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Experts Interviews
 
What do you think are the problems with the Indian health care industry?
Prof Indraneel Mittra, Professor Indraneel MittraDr Ernest Borges Chair in Translational Research and Professor Emeritus,Department of Surgical OncologyTata Memorial Centre Tata Memorial Hospital and Advanced Centre for Treatment,Research & Education in Cancer (ACTREC),Mumbai
 
Do you think Indian health websites are useful?
Prof Indraneel Mittra, Professor Indraneel MittraDr Ernest Borges Chair in Translational Research and Professor Emeritus,Department of Surgical OncologyTata Memorial Centre Tata Memorial Hospital and Advanced Centre for Treatment,Research & Education in Cancer (ACTREC),Mumbai
 
What do you think about DoctorNDTV?
Prof Indraneel Mittra, Professor Indraneel MittraDr Ernest Borges Chair in Translational Research and Professor Emeritus,Department of Surgical OncologyTata Memorial Centre Tata Memorial Hospital and Advanced Centre for Treatment,Research & Education in Cancer (ACTREC),Mumbai
 
Is it true that breast cancer in women is usually detected late? Why?
Prof Indraneel Mittra, Professor Indraneel MittraDr Ernest Borges Chair in Translational Research and Professor Emeritus,Department of Surgical OncologyTata Memorial Centre Tata Memorial Hospital and Advanced Centre for Treatment,Research & Education in Cancer (ACTREC),Mumbai
 
How do you think you can improve upon this?
Prof Indraneel Mittra, Professor Indraneel MittraDr Ernest Borges Chair in Translational Research and Professor Emeritus,Department of Surgical OncologyTata Memorial Centre Tata Memorial Hospital and Advanced Centre for Treatment,Research & Education in Cancer (ACTREC),Mumbai
 

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Health Tips
 
Drink enough water
Living Healthy, Friday, July 30, 2010
 
Drink enough water to help flush toxins out of your system. It is a natural way to keep your metabolism humming and promote ...
Hair loss blues
, Wednesday, May 27, 2009
 
Do not get stressed if you feel bad about your hair loss.
How can I prevent ingrowing toenails?
Skin, Tuesday, December 7, 2010
 
Cut your toenails straight across and close to the end of the skin and file the sharp corners. Wear shoes that do not pinch your ...
If your baby has dandruff
Children, Tuesday, February 15, 2011
 
If your baby has dandruff particularly when it is caked on the scalp (cradle cap) - wash hair, brush and comb daily with shampoo ...
Taking care of a child while driving
Children, Tuesday, May 26, 2009
 
The rear seat is the safest for your child. Use an appropriate baby chair with restraining belts.

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Words
 
A - alopaecia
Saturday, May 2, 2009
 
absence or loss of hair, baldness. ...
A - albinism
Saturday, May 2, 2009
 
an inherited group of disorders resulting from the absence or decreased production of melanin, the colouring pigment in the skin, ...
C - cilium
Saturday, May 2, 2009
 
short, minute, hairlike vibrating structure on the surface of some cells that helps in movement.
D - depilatory
Saturday, May 2, 2009
 
an agent that causes the falling out of hair.
E - eccrine
Saturday, May 2, 2009
 
denoting the flow of sweat from skin glands unconnected to hair follicles

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Books
 
Hair
Publish by: Rupa & Co., Author: Beryl Franklin, Year: 1993 , Pages: 118 ,Cost:
 
Its all you ever wanted to know about 'hair' - how to keep it healthy and methods to remove it when unwanted.
Skin & Hair Care
Publish by: Byword Books Private Limited, Author: DoctorNDTV, Year: 2009 , Pages: 192 ,Cost: Rs. 250
 
The skin is the largest visible organ of the body and thus vulnerable to the vagaries of nature. People are usually more ...

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Experiences
 
hairfall
Sent by: Lalit, Tuesday, October 19, 2010
 
I am 28 years old unmarried male. i am losing my hair drastically for the last 4 months... i also use coconut oil thrice in a ...
Hair loss
Sent by: sandeep, Monday, July 5, 2010
 
I am suffering from excessive hair fall duering this monsoon. I am just 19 years old and am really worried. What will happen if I ...
Vitamin D for protection from H1N1
Sent by: Dr Ashok Kapse, Tuesday, October 6, 2009
 
Dear sir I want to communicate very vital information about H1N1 flu. According to recent medical research low levels of ...
Hair Transplant
Sent by: Sooraj, Friday, September 25, 2009
 
Hi All, Does any one have idea of hair transplant in chennai? I am a 23 years old. I am experiencing Baldness very rapidly for ...
Menopause
Sent by: Dolly, Thursday, September 10, 2009
 
MENOPAUSE Menopause is a period which comes in every woman’s life. Menopause is normal part of aging, simply means end of ...

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