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The bald truth: Altered cell divisions cause hair thinning

Hair grows from stem cells residing in hair follicles. During aging, the capability of hair follicles to grow hair is successively lost, leading to hair thinning and ultimately hair loss. In a new study, researchers from Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) and the University of Tokyo identified a novel mechanism by which hair follicles… Read More »

Can low salt diet cause constipation

Some of these causes of constipation can be handled at home with an over-the-counter product or changes in your medicine cabinet, but serious constipation warrants a prompt doctor’s visit. To alleviate dehydration, the body removes moisture and sodium from digestive fluids and stools, turning them dry, hard, and difficult to move without pain. But I… Read More »