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New approaches to treatment for alopecia

The Hair Growth Cycle At birth, each human being possesses between 2 and 5millions vellus hairs or terminal hair follicles and no additional follicles are naturally formed after birth in humans. Of these 1,000,000 are located on the head, and of this total 55,000 to 60,000 follicles are located on the scalp, producing 100,000 to 150,000 hairs. Each hair follicle usually contains 1 to 4 hairs. The hair growth (or life) cycle is asynchronous and consists of 3 phases:

Cancer and nutrition

Cancer or malignant neoplasm - Serious and deadly ailment of every living organism, which is characterized by pointless and rampant proliferation of one or more cells that escape the normal mode which ends with their own destruction and of the ions of the organism. Cancer is the second cause of death in modern humans. According to the World Organisation for International Cancer Research, approximately 30-40% of cancers can be prevented with the appropriate dietary practices. Since antiquity, Hippocrates had already expected this factor when delivering to his pupils the famous excommunication of "Let be the food your unique therapeutic means!".