Alopecia areata is a common hair loss condition that seems to be related to immune system dysfunction. It appears as well-defined circular bald patches on the scalp, and can affect men, women, and children.
Telogen Effluvium and Other Effluviums
Effluviums are a certain type of hair loss condition. They affect different phases of the hair growth cycle. This article describes the definition, the cause, and treatments.
Hair Loss Causes
Hair loss - the medical term is alopecia - is a number of diseases caused by several factors. This introduction opens WebMD's guide, Help for Hair Loss.
Hair Loss in Children With Cancer
Learn how to help your child deal with hair loss that often comes with cancer treatment.
Drug-Induced Hair Loss
A surprising number of drugs cite hair loss as a side effect. This article lists some of these medications, by medical condition.