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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In cases of male or female pattern baldness, hair transplants and scalp surgery can be considered.
Though male pattern baldness is treatable, because it is genetically predetermined, it cannot be prevented.
All study participants were asked to report any personal history of prostate cancer and their fathers' histories of the same, and to describe their balding pattern at ages 20, 30, and 40 along with their fathers', using four images adapted from the Hamilton-Norwood scale of male pattern baldness.
The demon wicket-taker may be among Britain's 50 most eligible bachelors according to Asian Woman and Bride magazine, but he also has male pattern baldness running in his family.
We were a nasty breed and had no problem blaming Bill and Hillary Clinton for everything from the exploding federal deficit to male pattern baldness.
A THERE are two main drugs used to treat male pattern baldness.
And just how does Propecia turn male pattern baldness into a secret steroid blocker that's supposed to be even more dangerous than the hair- raising act of riding a sled down a hill on your back?
Don Rickles' Challenge--one person cut their hair to mimic the style of someone suffering from severe male pattern baldness
For ladies, it may block some of the female hormones, so they may experience symptoms such as male pattern baldness.
Bush has argued that invading Iraq will solve just about every problem in the Middle East except male pattern baldness.
The fact that the male pattern baldness drug Propecia [per thousand] started out as a prostate drug tells us, No.