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Close to Home: NIH Researcher and Alopecia Patient Seeks a Cure

Angela Christiano, Ph.D., is not a typical researcher. Dr. Christiano studies a hair loss disease called alopecia areata. She also has it. Alopecia areata makes people lose their hair, usually in small patches. While it is not painful, the condition can cause serious confidence and self-image issues. “With the support of NIH, this research and… Read More »

Medical News Today: Best home remedies for an itchy scalp

Dandruff, psoriasis, eczema, and head lice are common causes of an itchy scalp. Regardless of the cause, various home remedies can help relieve an itchy scalp, or scalp pruritus. People can use essential oils, colloidal oatmeal, and over-the-counter (OTC) products to relieve the itch. People with persistent scalp itch that does not respond to natural… Read More »