Is Having More Hair Good For Your Heart? Baldness has always been an indicator of little things, namely age. But a new study is showing that typical male pattern baldness can mean a lot more; heart disease. Many publications including CBS and USA Today have picked up on this news story, but the link between hair loss and heart health is not quite as lofty as all that news coverage might make you think.
“Imagine the psychological toll on a person experiencing hair loss. As genetic hair loss often occurs in the young who are just developing their social skills, and unfortunately, very dependent on physical appearance, this can result in irreparable harm to the development of the person as a whole. Health is not only physical but also a mental state,” says consultant dermatologist and hair transplant surgeon Dr Ruban Nathan.
Think women who wear headscarves don't worry about their hair underneath? Think again. This week, Leila Hatoum reported from Dubai's fashion malls for WSJ on the style trend that's taking womens' hair to new heights.