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  • Title: Canadian Hair Research Foundation
    Descriptive info: .. SITE LAST MODIFIED DECEMBER 2006..

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  • Title: C.H.R.F. - Hair Loss Brochures
    Descriptive info: To answer the most common questions about hair loss, the Canadian Hair Research Foundation has developed a series of five brochures.. The titles are Hair Loss, Hair Loss in Men, Hair Loss in Women, Myths and Facts and Treatment Options.. Download the brochures you want or call (604) 875-4747 to obtain your free colour copies.. To view and print these brochures you need.. Adobe Acrobat Reader.. It is free and easy to install.. Click here and follow the instructions to download.. Telephone: (604) 875-4747..

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  • Title: C.H.R.F. - Who we are
    Descriptive info: Mission Statement.. The Canadian Hair Research Foundation responds to the growing need for centralized, credible, evidence-based information on hair diseases and hair loss.. The Canadian Hair Research Foundation is a research-focused organization dedicated to sustaining continuous education and medical research into hair and hair-related conditions in order to better inform interested individuals and provide improved care for all those with hair disorders.. The Canadian Hair Research Foundation.. 835 West 10th Avenue.. Vancouver, BC.. V5Z 4E8.. GOALS.. -.. BOARD OF DIRECTORS.. SPONSORS.. SITE MAP.. LEARNING CENTRE.. HAIR LOSS BROCHURES..

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  • Title: C.H.R.F. - History
    Descriptive info: Early History.. Throughout the ages, hair has been linked to social and sexual attractiveness and has had.. a strong impact on self-esteem and confidence.. Studies of the visual arts and literature show.. that anxieties related to hair loss are deeply rooted in human experience.. For thousands of years, many have sought solutions to treat common hair loss,.. some of them bordering on the exotic:.. The Egyptians used a mixture of dog paws, donkey hooves, dates and  ...   deer marrow.. American folklore holds that bald farmers can regain lost hair.. by having cattle lick their heads.. Horse saliva, dog urine and spider webs are all options.. that have been tried over the years.. Contemporary History.. As a result of medical research:.. 1940s.. Relationships observed between testosterone and hair;.. first hair transplantation performed on patients.. 1980s.. Hair culturing techniques developed; stem cells discovered.. 1990s.. One hair-loss gene isolated.. HISTORY.. RESEARCH EDUCATION.. HAIR DISORDERS.. WHO WE ARE..

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  • Title: C.H.R.F. - Hair Disorders
    Descriptive info: This section is intended to serve as a resource for health care professionals.. While we encourage anyone to view the material presented here, we remind visitors that we are unable to respond to individual requests for medical advice.. If you are suffering from any skin or  ...   Androgenetic Alopecia.. - Male and female pattern hair loss.. Telogen Effluvium.. - Resting hair fallout.. Alopecia Areata.. - Patchy hair loss.. Trichotillomania.. - Obsessive hair pulling.. Traction Alopecia.. - Hair loss from traction.. Tinea Capitis.. - Ringworm of the scalp.. Hair Shaft Abnormalities.. Scarring Alopecia.. Summaries..

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  • Title: Fondation Canadienne de la recherche capilaire
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  • Title: C.H.R.F. - Site Map
    Descriptive info: CANADIANS BELIEVE HAIR LOSS MAKES IT HARDER TO GET A JOB.. Survey results indicate hair loss affects employment, body-image, self esteem and finding a sexual partner.. MONTREAL, Quebec -- November 1, 2000.. -- Canadian men who are losing their hair say that it was harder for them to find their current job than for men who are not losing their hair.. The same trend emerged among females.. In contrast, the more hair a person has, the easier it was to find a job, according to a national telephone survey of 1,502 men and women aged 18 and over conducted for the Canadian Hair Research Foundation (CHRF).. The survey confirms what we see in our clinics.. Career advancement, and livelihood can be affected by hair loss, indicated Dr.. Jerry Shapiro, President of the CHRF and Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology at the University of British Columbia.. A recent German study.. 1.. also shows that hair loss has a quantifiable impact on job opportunities.. The study found that when applying for jobs, 41% of men with full heads of hair were selected for job interviews while only 27% of balding men were selected.. Clearly, hair loss can have an impact on employment, he stressed.. Survey highlights.. Most Canadians (81%) believe physical appearance can affect career advancement and 1 in 8 respondents think that hair loss is a barrier to getting a job;.. Most women (60%) prefer men with hair and the younger the respondents (age 18 to 34), the stronger the preference (70%);.. 1 in 4 Canadians believe it is harder for a man who is losing his hair to find a sexual partner; 40% of younger Canadians (age 18 to 24) share this belief;.. Among Canadians losing their hair, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men say they are concerned by their hair loss; younger men (age 18 to 24) expressed the most concern (41%);.. Those seeking help tend to consult a physician, or a hairstylist;.. Still, 1 in 4 Canadians experiencing hair loss have no idea who to turn to for help;.. When asked to name products used to treat their hair loss, only 8% identified products scientifically proven to be effective.. Overall, the survey indicates people with hair loss rate themselves as less happy in life and are more self-critical.. They see themselves as looking older than their age and as less physically attractive.. They also admit to feeling less at ease in social situations, having lower self-esteem and less confidence.. They experience greater discomfort when  ...   men and women said it is harder for a man with hair loss to find a sexual partner.. Canadians obsessed with hair.. Men who are losing their hair are more obsessed by it than women.. When asked what they would like most to change about the way they look, 21% of men experiencing hair loss wish for more hair, compared to only 9% for women.. Among all Canadians, the desire for more hair is second only to the national obsession with weight.. Treatments for hair loss.. One third of women and one fourth of men who are losing their hair say they are concerned by it.. Young men between the ages of 18 and 34 expressed the most concern -- approximately 400,000 young Canadian men are currently worried about their hair loss.. When respondents were asked which products they were using to treat their hair loss, only 8% named products that have been scientifically shown to be effective.. That is not a very reassuring situation, noted Dr.. Canadians continue to spend too much money on modern-day quackery and dubious treatments when we now have scientifically proven effective therapies.. An important part of the Canadian Hair Research Foundation's mission is to provide objective information to help overcome ignorance about hair loss and its treatments.. To this end, the Foundation has set up a toll free telephone information line and a Web site.. Since its establishment last year, more than 4,000 requests for free informational pamphlets have been received from Canadians concerned about hair loss.. We are encouraged by the Canadian public's response to the Foundation and we look to widen our information outreach programs because, as this survey demonstrates, there is a need for reliable, trustworthy information on this condition, concluded Dr.. Launched in 1999, the CHRF is a not-for-profit organization raising funds to finance basic research aimed at increasing understanding of the physiology of hair and to inform and educate Canadians concerned by hair-related conditions.. To make a tax-deductible donation or to receive copies of free information pamphlets, Canadians are invited to call the CHRF at (604) 875-4111 Local 66644 or to visit the CHRF Web site at.. www.. hairinfo.. org.. Tischer B.. Influence of hair loss on employment decisions.. EMNID Institute; abstract presented at American Academy of Dermatology meeting, San Francisco, March 2000.. Franzoi SL, Anderson J, Frommelt S.. Individual differences in men's perceptions of and reactions to thinning hair.. J Soc Psychol 1990;130:209-18.. Cash TF.. The psychological effects of androgenetic alopecia in men.. J Am Acad Dermatol 1992;26:926-3..

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  • Title: C.H.R.F. - Site Map
    Descriptive info: Home Page.. Objectives.. Who We Are.. Goals.. Short-Term Goals.. Long-Term Goals.. Why is the Canadian Hair Research Foundation Important?.. Board of directors.. Sponsors.. Learning Centre.. History.. Research and Education.. The Need for On-Going Research.. Psychological Impact.. Focus of Future Research.. Education.. Hair Disorders.. Questions your doctor may ask you..  ...   Effluvium - Resting hair fallout.. Alopecia Areata - Patchy hair loss.. Trichotillomania - Obsessive hair pulling.. Traction Alopecia - Hair loss from traction.. Tinea Capitis - Ringworm of the scalp.. Summaries.. Common Hair Loss Disorders.. Treatment of Common Hair Loss Disorders.. Options for Managing Hair Loss.. Hair Loss Brochures.. Français..

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  • Title: C.H.R.F. - Goals
    Descriptive info: Provide an accessible resource for the public, physicians, pharmacists, hairstylists or anyone seeking more information on hair diseases.. Develop and distribute educational information materials on hair disorders.. Sponsor research fellowships in the study of hair.. Establish a hair research fund dedicated to research projects on hair and hair diseases.. Maintain a National Advisory Board to review  ...   research teams.. The Foundation is an independent organization that does not promote.. any one product or service.. The Foundation is led by pre-eminent dermatologists committed.. to the advancement of research into the causes.. and treatments of hair disorders.. The Foundation provides the public with the evidence-based information.. they need to distinguish between proven and dubious therapies..

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  • Title: C.H.R.F. - Board of Directors
    Descriptive info: Members of the Board of Directors are accredited and reputable Canadian.. dermatologists with extensive experience in dealing with hair-related diseases.. Board of Directors.. Dr.. Jerry Shapiro, MD, FRCPC,.. President, Canadian Hair Research Foundation.. Clinical Professor, Department of Dermatology and Skin Science, University of British Columbia.. Director, UBC Hair Clinic.. John P.. Arlette, MD, FRCPC,.. Associate Clinical Professor, University of Calgary, Division of Dermatology.. Chantal Bolduc, MD, FRCPC,.. Clinical Lecturer, Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM).. Martin Gilbert, MD, FRCPC.. Centre Hospitalier Université du Quebéc, Pavillon Enfant-Jésus.. Charlene  ...   Landells, MD, FRCPC.. Clinical Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University.. Harvey Lui, MD, FRCPC,.. Professor Head, Department of Dermatology and Skin Science, University of British Columbia.. Charles Lynde, MD, FRCPC.. ,.. Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto.. David McLean, MD, FRCPC,.. Professor, Department of Dermatology and Skin Science, University of British Columbia.. Walter Unger, MD, FRCPC,.. Associate Professor, University of Toronto.. Laurence M.. Warshawski, MD, FRCPC,.. Assistant Clinical Professor, University of British Columbia.. Catherine Zip, MD, FRCPC.. Assistant Clinical Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary..

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  • Title: C.H.R.F. - Sponsors
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