Hair loss

Hair loss in men

Premature hair loss in men is commonly caused by male pattern balding but certain medication, illnesses and poor diet can also be to blame. Options for a receding hairline are generally limited to a hair transplant unless illness and diet have played a part. Learn more about hair loss in men and causes, symptoms and treatment here.

Bald at 30 lowers prostate risk

Men who go bald by age 30 may be less likely to develop prostate cancer, according to researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine, US.

Genetic clues to male-pattern baldness found

Researchers are reporting that they've linked a gene to a rare condition that makes people develop thin "peach fuzz" hair, potentially paving the way toward greater insight into male-pattern baldness.

Triggers for hair loss

It's common for both men and women to lose hair or experience thinning hair as they near middle age. But sometimes hair loss can occur at younger ages.

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