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What causes hair loss and are there any treatments?
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Hair loss or baldness is usually a hereditary condition caused by an excess of hormones calledandrogens. Baldness affects about 40 million men and 20 million women in the United States.Family history accounts for 95% of all cases....

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Is there anything I can do to prevent my child from getting it?
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While head lice can often spread rapidly in school populations, there are steps to take toprevent being infected - and also steps to take to get rid of lice. Head lice is a very common infection that occurs among children and teen...

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What acne products are recommended for teenagers?
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Acne control is an ongoing process. Before starting medication for acne, it is important to usepreventive measures in the management of acne, including twice-daily face washing with warmwater and a mild, non-moisturizing soap. In ...

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Are there any prescription treatments for head lice?
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There are prescription treatment options for head lice. One such remedy is called Elimite? ( permethrin ). Thisis a prescription product that can be used to treat head lice. This medicine is typically usedwhen over-the-counter pro...

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What is Rogaine?
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Rogaine? ( minoxidil ) is a medicated lotion used to treatbaldness or hair loss. It's available in 2% and 5% (lotion and foam) solutions that are appliedto the scalp. In 1988, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Rogaine...

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What is Mutamycin (mitomycin)?
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Mutamycin? (mitomycin) is a prescription chemotherapy medicationused for cancer treatment. Mutamycin? is indicated for the treatment of stomach and pancreas cancers andused off-label to treat cancers of the bladder , colorectal , ...

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Are there any over-the-counter treatments for head lice?
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There are indeed over-the-counter treatments for head lice. Luckily, these over-the-countermedications are very effective in treating head lice. Over-the-counter treatments are usuallythe first treatment choice. Nix?(permethrin) a...

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What acne products are recommended for teenagers?
Pharmacy - Pharmacist FAQ

Acne control is an ongoing process. Before starting medication for acne, it is important to usepreventive measures in the management of acne, including twice-daily face washing with warmwater and a mild, non-moisturizing soap. In ...

Source:  Walgreens

Are there any alternative therapies for psoriasis?
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There are some alternative therapies for psoriasis, but some of these treatments have beentested in very small numbers of people and their usefulness hasn't been proven. However, somealternative therapies can help relieve itching ...

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What is Mutamycin (mitomycin)?
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Mutamycin? (mitomycin) is a prescription chemotherapy medicationused for cancer treatment. Mutamycin? is indicated for the treatment of stomach and pancreas cancers andused off-label to treat cancers of the bladder , colorectal , ...

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What is Propecia?
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Propecia? ( finasteride ) isa prescription medicine used for the treatment of male pattern baldness - a hereditarycondition caused by an excess of hormones called androgens. Propecia? works by decreasing theproduction of these hor...

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What are the side effects of Novantrone?
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Novantrone? (mitoxantrone) is an antineoplastic drug used to treat multiple sclerosis (MS) as well ascertain cancers. MS causes nerve damage which can lead to weakness, numbness, and loss ofbodily control and function. Novantrone?...

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Are there any prescription treatments for head lice?
Pharmacy - Pharmacist FAQ

There are prescription treatment options for head lice. One such remedy is called Elimite? ( permethrin ). Thisis a prescription product that can be used to treat head lice. This medicine is typically usedwhen over-the-counter pro...

Source:  Walgreens

What are head lice?
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Head lice are tiny insects that infest the head and live on the scalp. Lice spread from personto person when you share hairbrushes, combs, hats, clothing, or bedding, or have directcontact. Unfortunately, there is no head lice pre...

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What are the risks of taking vitamin A?
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If you have liver disease and or drink a lot of alcohol, vitamin A could damage your liver. Smokers who drink alcohol and takebeta-carotene (a form of vitamin A) can have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease and lungcancer. Wha...

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What is Avonex?
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Avonex? (interferonbeta-1a) is a drug used to treat the relapsing-remitting form of multiple sclerosis (MS). MS isan autoimmune disease that causes nerve damage leading to numbness, weakness and loss of bodilycontrol and function....

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