Alopecia Areata and Suicide Ideation

ABSTRACT Alopecia areata represents an autoimmune process against an unidentified autoantigen in the follicle of the hair, which affects all ages, from young children (a few months old) to elderly patients. Alopecia areata has an important impact on the quality of life, leading to a predisposition towards anxiety and depression, especially if the patients are Read More …

Horse Shampoo for Human Hair?

ABSTRACT Introduction: Lately, a new idea has caught the attention of young people of both genders, being debated in consultation rooms, during classes, and especially on social media: is using horse shampoo for human hair wrong or not? Material and methods: A simple questionnaire about horse shampoo and its use in humans was addressed to 85 students. Results: Read More …

The Militarization of Science, and Subsequent Criminalization of Scientists

ABSTRACT Science is becoming more challenging, not only for scientists, but also for editors and publishers. Faced with limited funding within an expanding economic crisis, competition between scientists is increasing. The struggle for professional survival is leading some to revert to dishonest tactics to get ahead of the pack and cheating or fraud may be Read More …