2016年9月24日 星期六

alopecia, baldness, follicle, a fact of life,





Researchers have found a drug that regrows hair in alopecia, and may work against male pattern baldness too.


Drug Used To Treat Blood, Marrow Disorders Can Also Treat Alopecia, Study Finds
Now, researchers have found a drug that regrows hair in alopecia, and may…

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Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC)
In experiments with mouse and human hair follicles, scientists found that drugs that inhibit the JAK family of enzymes promote rapid and robust hair growth when applied to the skin.



Study finds inhibiting a family of enzymes inside hair follicles that are…
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The Search for a Baldness Cure
Several research teams are working to figure out ways to spur existing hair follicles back into action, or to make new, active follicles.

Living and Studying Alopecia
By CLAUDIA DREIFUS

A bout with alopecia 15 years ago led Dr. Christiano to study the hair loss disease.





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Slain this week was Kazuya Ito, 31, an aid worker belonging to the Peshawar-kai NGO, which provides assistance to farmers in Afghanistan.
Fighting between government and multinational forces on one hand and armed Islamic insurgents on the other is a fact of life these days. According to news reports, the security situation has worsened recently and crimes targeted at foreign nationals are on the rise.

Where Old Gadgets Go
To Breathe New Life Some Web Sites Offer
Cash for Your Items,
Might Also Recycle
August 13, 2008; Page D8 It's a fact of life and one of the reasons I have a job: digital electronics will eventually break or get replaced. But it's hard to know just what to do with the gadgets that get left behind. Some people stuff them in junk drawers. Others want to donate or recycle their old electronics, but worry about compromising private data. And plenty of people want some monetary compensation.

a fact of life
something unpleasant which cannot be avoided:
Going bald is just a fact of life.



bald (WITHOUT HAIR)
adjective
with little or no hair on the head:
At twenty he was already going bald.

balding
adjective
Eammon was plump and balding (= becoming bald) but somehow very attractive to women.

baldybaldie
noun [C] HUMOROUS
an unkind name for someone who has lost or is losing the hair on their head:
"Hey, baldy!"

baldness
noun [U]

follicle 

Pronunciation: /ˈfɒlɪk(ə)l/ 
NOUN

1Anatomy A small secretory cavitysac, or gland, in particular:
1.1(also hair follicle)The sheath of cells and connective tissue which surrounds the root of a hair.
2Botany A dry fruit that is derived from a single carpel and opens on one side only to release its seeds.
[名詞]
  1. 1〔解剖〕
  2. (1)小胞;濾胞ろほう.
  3. (2)卵胞;グラーフ濾胞[卵胞](Graafian follicle).
  4. (3)歯嚢しのう.
  5. (4)毛包(hair follicle).
  6. 2〔植物〕 袋果たいか:乾燥した種子が1個の心皮[莢さや]に入った果実.
[名]1 《植物》袋果(たいか).2 《解剖学》小胞, 濾胞(ろほう);卵胞;毛胞;毛穴.
follicle-stimulating hormone
《生化学》卵胞刺激ホルモン(略:FSH).

alopecia[al・o・pe・ci・a] 

  • 発音記号[æ`ləpíːʃiə]  the partial or complete absence of hair from areas of the body where it normally grows; baldness.
[名][U]《病理学》脱毛症, 禿髪(とくはつ)症, はげ(baldness).
al・o・pe・cic〔lsik〕
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