Men with male pattern baldness have higher levels of a molecule called prostaglandin D2 in the bald parts of their scalps than in parts still covered in hair, a new study shows.
What does PG stand for?
PG stands for Prostaglandin
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- Professionnel Gaz (French: Professional Gas)
- Profoundly Gifted
- Progressão Geométrica
- Project Group
- Project Gutenberg
- Projective Geometry
- Propylene Glycol
- Prospective Gain
- Prosperity Gospel (religion)
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Washington, Mar 22 ( ANI ): Researchers have discovered an abnormal amount of a protein called Prostaglandin D2 in the bald scalp of men with male pattern baldness.
FROM THE LANCET Use of a Foley catheter for labor induction in women with an unfavorable cervix at term resulted in a similar cesarean section rate to use of prostaglandin E2 gel for labor induction, but with fewer maternal and neonatal side effects, according to findings from an open-label randomized controlled trial involving more than 800 women.
Complete abortion took an average of 18 hours for women in the vaginal misoprostol group, 21 hours for those who received intra-amniotic prostaglandin and 31 hours for those who took oral misoprostol.
The half life of this drug is much longer than other prostaglandin drugs now used.
Thirty women received the gel--called prostaglandin [E.
Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) work to reduce pain and inflammation by inhibiting prostaglandins (see Running & FitNews, January 1999).
The present review covers the entire field of prostaglandin and related substances in plants and emphasizes the physiology of the compounds mentioned.