Tag Archives: loss

Survey: Almost half of African-American women have experienced hair loss

African-American women are prone to hair loss, and new data presented at the American Academy of Dermatology’s 74th Annual Meeting in Washington illustrates the scope of this problem, which often goes undiagnosed. Certain styling practices may increase the risk of hair loss in this population; women who are concerned about losing their hair should consider different styling practices and see ... Read More »

Survey: Almost half of African-American women have experienced hair loss

African-American women are prone to hair loss, and new data presented at the American Academy of Dermatology’s 74th Annual Meeting in Washington illustrates the scope of this problem, which often goes undiagnosed. Certain styling practices may increase the risk of hair loss in this population; women who are concerned about losing their hair should consider different styling practices and see ... Read More »

Scientists identify proteins crucial to loss of hearing

Proteins play key role in genes that help auditory hair cells grow Date: October 15, 2015 Source: University of Maryland School of Medicine Summary: Right now, there is no way to reverse hearing loss, largely because auditory hair cells, which sense sound and relay that information to the brain, do not regenerate. A new study, however, has found a key ... Read More »

Hair thinning by stem cell loss

Why people lose their locks in old age may be related to the aging of hair follicle stem cells, two new studies suggest. Though it is known that mammals that live for longer lifespans lose their hair, the mechanisms underlying this fate have been a mystery. Hair follicle stem cells (HFSCs), which generate the sacs or follicles that produce hair, ... Read More »

Gmail for Work gets improved digital loss protection features

Google has expanded the digital loss protection features in Gmail for Work, to help ensure that employees don’t share confidential information outside the company they work for. The service can now use optical character recognition on attachments, so administrators can ensure that employees aren’t sharing mounds of confidential data in images (whether intentionally or not). That adds to existing features ... Read More »

Credit Suisse posts loss, CEO says ‘buy banks’

Credit Suisse on Thursday posted a pre-tax loss for last year after a challenging fourth quarter in which it took substantial charges and warned it expected markets to remain volatile throughout the remainder of 2016. CEO Tidjane Thiam said only time – most likely a couple of quarters – would help to restore calm on the markets. “The slowdown in ... Read More »

Protect your Android phone from loss or theft

Cornelius is “curious about technologies used to block a stolen smartphone…I would like to know if those methods are foolproof.” Nothing is foolproof. But, by taking the correct precautions beforehand, you can reduce the likelihood of crooks accessing your data, and make it easier to find your phone’s location. You can even make the phone itself pretty much useless to ... Read More »