androgenetic alopecia

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androgenetic alopecia

[‚an·drə·jə¦ned·ik ‚al·ə′pē·shə]
(medicine)
The most common cause of hair loss, characterized by gradual progression, with miniaturization of genetically programmed hair follicles.
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Scope of Androgenic Alopecia - Pipeline Review, H2 2014 report covers:
This case control study evaluated the impact of early onset androgenic alopecia on the incidence of prostate cancer.
Male pattern baldness, also known as androgenic alopecia, affects around half of all men in their lifetime.
In this case, the condition is called androgenic alopecia, and among women is seen as a general thinning of the hair all over the head.
The typical visual signs of PCOS are overweight/obesity and androgenic skin and hair changes-namely acne, hirustism, and androgenic alopecia.
It also reviews key players involved in the therapeutic development for Androgenic Alopecia.
Initial focus is on the topical treatment of acne, androgenic alopecia (or AGA) and genital warts.
The most common form of hair loss is androgenic alopecia, which is genetic.
Androgenic alopecia, also known as male pattern baldness, is a common disorder affecting almost 50 per cent of men.
Presently minoxidil (useful in both male and female pattern baldness) (Goodman 1996) and finasteride (useful in male pattern baldness) (Libecco 2004) are two USFDA approved synthetic drugs finding concomitant use for treatment of androgenic alopecia although their side effects have abbreviated their usage.
The typical visual signs of PCOS are overweight/obesity and androgenic skin and hair changes--namely acne, hirsutism, and androgenic alopecia.
Some women at low doses have serious acne, hair growth, and androgenic alopecia, while others are immune to these side effects.