5 Tips for Growing Healthy, Beautiful Hair

Hair makes us beautiful.

There are few conditions that evoke anxiety in my patients (men and women) more than hair loss. Hair is an important part of our appearance. We are biologically programmed to view it as a marker for a person’s suitability as a mate; this is probably because it’s an obvious indicator of a person’s youth and health. Continue reading “5 Tips for Growing Healthy, Beautiful Hair”

Do Peptides in Skin Care Products Work?

Many skincare products use peptides to treat wrinkles. But what are peptides? And do they actually make you look younger? Continue reading “Do Peptides in Skin Care Products Work?”

Some Sunscreens Kill Coral

Coral reefs are one of nature’s most spectacularly beautiful sights. At home in shallow tropical waters, these living organisms are well known to divers and David Attenborough fans. They are fragile, and even small disruptions in their environment can have catastrophic consequences. Now it appears that sunscreens might be one of those disruptions. Continue reading “Some Sunscreens Kill Coral”

Green Tea Extract Treats Genital Warts

Genital warts are common and difficult to treat. They are caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV), the same family of viruses that causes warts on hands and feet, and even the proverbial warts on old women’s chins. These different types of warts are caused by different strains of the same virus. Continue reading “Green Tea Extract Treats Genital Warts”