Handbook of Hair in Health and Disease by Taneeta Ganguly, Pratima Karnik (auth.), Professor Victor R.

By Taneeta Ganguly, Pratima Karnik (auth.), Professor Victor R. Preedy PhD DSc FRSPH FIBiol FRCPath (eds.)

Hair is an enormous component to the body's tissue approach that contributes to the individual's make up and confers a wide measure of private identification. except its seen facade, hair additionally has a practical position. It has an specified constitution and complicated molecular improvement. The very nature of hair makes it an appropriate marker for the diagnosis of affliction. Hair is usually used to display for pollutants and adjustments within the nutrition. in spite of the fact that, there are presently no appropriate guides to be had that describe hair in a rational clinical context. This guide offers an educational method of hair in healthiness and illness. Divided into 5 sections the instruction manual of Hair in overall healthiness and disorder offers an perception into hair development and loss, molecular and mobile biology of hair, nutritional toxicity and pathological historical past, illnesses and coverings of hair, in addition to shampoos and conditioners. distinctive positive aspects of every bankruptcy during this quantity contain correct and priceless 'Key evidence' which spotlight fascinating or very important findings of the explicit matters and 'Summary issues' that would provide a transparent evaluation of the topics handled in every one bankruptcy. The instruction manual of Hair in wellbeing and fitness and ailment might be necessary to numerous clients, comparable to trichologists, medical professionals and nurses and all these or operating in the region of hair well-being. This comprises nutritionists and dieticians, medical beauticians, medical experts and practitioners, collage and college academics and undergraduate and graduate scholars

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1857. Handbuch der gerichtlichen Medizin für Aerzte und Juristen. C. A. Schwetschke & Sohn, Braunschweig, Germany. , 1936. Atlas der menschlichen und tierischen Haare. Verlag Dr. Paul Schöps, Leipzig, Germany. Makova, K. , 2005. Worldwide polymorphism at the MC1R locus and normal pigmentation variation in humans. Peptides 26, 1901-1908. R. , 1998. Atlas of human hair microscopic characteristics. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, USA. E. ), 1991. Haar und Haarkrankheiten. Gustav Fischer, Stuttgart, Germany.

42 Handbook of hair in health and disease 2. The color of human hair Hair tests conducted on people who bleached parts of their hair after consuming heroin showed considerable variation in the drug concentrations between bleached and unbleached hair. The concentration of 6-acetyl-morphine in chemically bleached hair was up to 60% lower than the concentration found in unbleached hair. Hair color and the amount of melanin present should thus be taken into consideration when interpreting such test results.

Hair features Senile changes Number and density of hair Growth rate of hair shaft slightly reduction in hair density or no reduction on the scalp growth rate: postmenopausal females < younger females average growth rate of hair in the scalp, pubis, axilla and thigh peaks at the 60s growth rate of body hair: peak at 40s for beard and 50s for chest and axillary hair unpigmented hair > pigmented hair number of thick hair decreases and thin hair increases diameter: postmenopausal female < younger female hair converted into terminal hair at ears, eyebrow, nose, nasal vestibules, upper lip and chin increased percentage of telogen hair shortened anagen phase Diameter of hair follicles Percentage of telogen hair Handbook of hair in health and disease 53 Chao-Chun Yang, Antonia Todorova and Wenchieh Chen 2008).

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