Hair loss will affect just your scalp or your entire body. It could be due to heredity, certain medications or an underlying medical condition. Men, women and children could possible experience hair loss. Baldness typically refers to excessive hair loss from your scalp. Hair loss will appear in many different ways, depending on the problem that's causing it. It could come on suddenly or gradually and affect just your scalp or your whole body. Hair loss is temporary or permanent at times. The signs and symptoms of hair loss are gradual thinning on top of head, circular or patchy bald spots, sudden loosening of hair and full-body hair loss. Some conditions and medical treatments, such as chemotherapy for cancer, will result in the loss of hair all over your body. The hair usually grows back after treatment ends. The causes of hair loss are due to hormonal imbalance, which causes temporary hair loss. Temporary hair loss could be due to pregnancy, childbirth, discontinuation of birth control pills or the onset of menopause. Some medical conditions like thyroid problems, alopecia areata, scalp infections and other skin disorders
Peer review refers to the work done during the screening of submitted manuscripts and funding applications. This process encourages authors to meet the accepted standards of their discipline and reduces the dissemination of irrelevant findings, unwarranted claims, unacceptable interpretations, and personal views. Publications that have not undergone peer review are likely to be regarded with suspicion by academic scholars and professionals.
Last date updated on June, 2014