Handbook Of Hair In Health And Disease

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Author: Victor R. Preedy
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9086867286
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Handbook Of Hair In Health And Disease by Victor R. Preedy


Original Title: Handbook Of Hair In Health And Disease

Hair is a major component of the body's tissue system that contributes to the individual's make up and confers a large degree of personal identity. Apart from its visible façade, hair also has a functional role. It has an unique structure and complex molecular development. The very nature of hair makes it a suitable marker for the prognosis of disease. Hair can also be used to screen for toxins and changes in the diet. However, there are currently no suitable publications available that describe hair in a rational scientific context. This handbook provides an academic approach to hair in health and disease. Divided into five sections the Handbook of Hair in Health and Disease provides an insight into hair growth and loss, molecular and cellular biology of hair, dietary toxicity and pathological history, diseases and treatments of hair, as well as shampoos and conditioners. Unique features of each chapter in this volume include relevant and useful 'Key facts' which highlight interesting or important findings of the specific subjects and 'Summary points' that will give a clear overview of the subjects treated in each chapter. The Handbook of Hair in Health and Disease will be essential to a variety of users, such as trichologists, doctors and nurses and all those interested or working within the area of hair health. This includes nutritionists and dieticians, scientific beauticians, health workers and practitioners, college and university lecturers and undergraduate and graduate students.

Representations Of Hair In Victorian Literature And Culture

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Author: Galia Ofek
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351904183
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Representations Of Hair In Victorian Literature And Culture by Galia Ofek


Original Title: Representations Of Hair In Victorian Literature And Culture

Galia Ofek's wide-ranging study elucidates the historical, artistic, literary, and theoretical meanings of the Victorians' preoccupation with hair. Victorian writers and artists, Ofek argues, had a well-developed awareness of fetishism as an overinvestment of value in a specific body part and were fully cognizant of hair's symbolic resonance and its value as an object of commerce. In particular, they were increasingly alert to the symbolic significance of hairstyling. Among the writers and artists Ofek considers are Elizabeth Gaskell, George Eliot, Margaret Oliphant, Charles Darwin, Anthony Trollope, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Eliza Lynn Linton, Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Herbert Spencer, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Edward Burne-Jones, Charles Dickens, Thomas Hardy, and Aubrey Beardsley. By examining fiction, poetry, anthropological and scientific works, newspaper reviews and advertisements, correspondence, jewellery, paintings, and cartoons, Ofek shows how changing patterns of power relations between women and patriarchy are rendered anew when viewed through the lens of Victorian hair codes and imagery during the second half of the nineteenth century.

Conditioning Agents For Hair And Skin

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Author: Randy Schueller
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780824719210
Size: 10.60 MB
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Conditioning Agents For Hair And Skin by Randy Schueller


Original Title: Conditioning Agents For Hair And Skin

Discussing the history, benefits, formulations and future developments of hair and skin conditioning products, this work offers an overview of the subject and unique analysis of the elements of conditioning. It offers the novice chemist a solid foundation of technical knowledge and the seasoned scientist the latest state-of-the-art ingredients and testing procedures used in evaluation.

Drug Testing In Hair

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Author: Pascal Kintz
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780849381126
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Drug Testing In Hair by Pascal Kintz


Original Title: Drug Testing In Hair

Drug Testing in Hair is the first book on this timely and controversial topic. The book's purpose is to validate hair testing as an accepted form of evidence for use in courts and elsewhere, such as the military and the workplace. This volume presents the most recent experiments and clinical applications to provide missing information and insight into the unanswered questions of hair testing. Active researchers working in hair testing have contributed chapters to this book. New data, never before published, are incorporated into the text, so the reader receives cutting-edge information from experts in the field. This is must-have information on everything you need to know about drug testing in hair.

Hair

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Author: Kate Petty
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ISBN: 9781845073305
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Hair by Kate Petty


Original Title: Hair

Illustrated with beautiful photographs from India, Vietnam, Ghana and many more countries, this series is for use in the classroom or at home. It introduces different topics and their place within different cultures and countries. The series aims to draw parallels with children from many different cultures.

Atlas Of Human Hair

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Author: Robert R. Ogle, Jr.
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420048360
Size: 27.26 MB
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Atlas Of Human Hair by Robert R. Ogle, Jr.


Original Title: Atlas Of Human Hair

It fills a void in the resources available to researchers and practitioners in forensic hair examination by providing photographic archetypes for the microscopic characteristics of human hair and the variates of the characteristics seen in forensic examinations, including curl; color; pigment distribution and density; cortical fusi; and ovoid bodies. These illustrations provide a uniform basis for describing the characteristics and their variations for forensic professionals in differing geographical areas. The documentation of hair characteristics using the scoring system outlined in this atlas allows researchers to develop data regarding the frequency of characteristics within the hairs of one or more individuals and the assessment of whether certain hair characteristics are co-dependent.

Hair And Hair Care

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Author: Dale H. Johnson
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780824793654
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Hair And Hair Care by Dale H. Johnson


Original Title: Hair And Hair Care

Reviews the chemical and physical properties, care and treatment of hair, including product development. The book discusses ethnic hair, its appropriate management measures and products; emphasizes manufacturing and sales strategies for domestic and international product viability; surveys instrumental methods for product performance evaluation; presents sensory and market research techniques for optimum consumer satisfaction; and more.

Hair In Toxicology

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Author: Desmond John Tobin
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
ISBN: 0854045872
Size: 36.58 MB
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Hair In Toxicology by Desmond John Tobin


Original Title: Hair In Toxicology

Hair in Toxicology: An Important Biomonitor is the first book of its kind devoted exclusively to in-depth analysis of the hair shaft as an important tool for a diverse range of scientific investigations. This authoritative book combines contributions from experts in academic, governmental and industrial environments, to provide a unique, comprehensive look at: - Why hair can serve as an invaluable bio-resource in toxicology, with up-to-date reviews on hair growth, hair fibre formation and hair pigmentation - Information (including regulatory details) on the exposure of hair (and by extension the body) to drug and non-drug chemical and pollutants - Toxicological issues relevant to the use of hair products (including colourants, shampoos and depilatories) - The ability of hair to capture information on personal identity, chemical exposure, and environmental interactions - How hair can provide an understanding of human life from archaeological and historical perspectives - Future direction in the use of hair in toxicology Hair in Toxicology: An Important Biomonitor is ideal as a reference and guide to investigations in the biomedical, biochemical and pharmaceutical sciences at the graduate and post graduate level. Published Reviews: Below is an excerpt taken from a Book Review published in the Journal of Forensic Science . July 2006, Volume 51, No. 4: "Overall, the book is an excellent addition to the library of scientists interested in various areas of hair analysis. Most of the book flows well and is easy to read. There is an extensive index providing easy access to sections of interest, and it will be a useful reference tome for my bookshelf." Christine, Moore, Ph.D.

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