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Hair loss

The thinning of hair on the scalp and associated prevention and treatment.

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Complete blood count (CBC)

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A set values of the cellular (formed elements) of blood. These measurements are generally determined by specially designed machines that analyse the different components of blood in less than a ...

Cancer

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An abnormal growth of cells which tend to proliferate in an uncontrolled way and, in some cases, to metastasize (spread).

Calcium

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A mineral found mainly in the hard part of bones, where it is stored. Calcium is added to bones by cells called osteoblasts and is removed from bones by cells called osteoclasts. Calcium is essential ...

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)

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Also known as benign prostatic hypertrophy. It's the nonmalignant enlargement of the prostate gland.

Biotin

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A water-soluble B-complex vitamin involved in carbon dioxide transfer and therefore essential to the metabolism of carbohydrate and fat. A balanced diet usually contains enough biotin. Foods with ...

Blood count

Health care; Hair loss

The calculated number of white or red blood cells (WBCs or RBCs) in a cubic millimetre of blood.

Biopsy

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The removal of a sample of tissue for purposes of diagnosis. (Many definitions of "biopsy" stipulate that the sample of tissue is removed for examination under a microscope. This may or may not be ...

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