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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
 
Wigs Distributed To Cancer Patients In Chennai
DoctorNDTV
The Cherian Foundation and the Rotaract Club of Women's Christian College came together to manufacture natural hair wigs and distribute them to cancer survivors.
 
Want A Glowing Skin? Make These Fruits Your Best Friends
DoctorNDTV
Besides being low on calories, fruits are particularly beneficial for your skin and hair.
 
Babies can be affected by 'thirdhand' smoke
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 who sleep in another room.
 
Hair loss drugs and sexual dysfunction risk
Drugs frequently prescribed to treat hair loss or an enlarged prostate may contribute to sexual dysfunction in men. Use of dutasteride and finasteride have been linked to erectile dysfunction.
 
Hair loss signals prostate cancer risk
Men with prostate cancer may be twice more likely to have started showing signs of male pattern baldness at the age of 20 years than those without prostate cancer.
 

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Features
 
Rujuta Diwekar's Top 3 Tips To Prevent Hair Loss This Monsoon
DoctorNDTV
Most seasons bring hair fall with them but this monsoon, know how to prevent hair loss with a celebrity nutritionist's tips
5 Symptoms Of Stress You Didn't Know You Had
DoctorNDTV
Stress can make your life living hell, probably it is doing that already. Check these symptoms of stress which you might have.
Five Amazing Health Benefits Of Neem
DoctorNDTV
Read to find out five absolutely amazing health benefits of Neem which will make your life a lot easy.
Forget Medicines! Control Hair Loss With These 5 Foods
DoctorNDTV
Tired of counting your falling hair? Eating these foods can help boost circulation in your scalp and prevent your hair from breaking and. Here are our hair loss tips.
Are You Having Excessive Hair Loss? Know the Causes
DoctorNDTV
Hair loss is a part of your body's natural metabolic process but it becomes a matter of serious concern if you lose more than one 100 hair strands a day. Read on to find about the reasons for excessive hair loss

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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 ...
Answer By: Prof Suneet Sood - Friday, July 8, 2011
  what is Sebaceous cyst? i had it on the back and was operated 4 days back.
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 ...

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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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