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Seemingly unfazed at being ousted from the Asian Athletics Association, scam-tainted Suresh Kalmadi on Monday said losing the presidential re-election bid to Qatar’s Dahlan Jumaan Al-Hamad has actually given him a chance to work at the “grassroots” level.
“I have no issues today and I congratulate Mr Al-Hamad for being elected as President. I am rather relieved that I will be able to work at the grassroots level in athletics,” Mr. Kalmadi said after losing the vote during the ongoing AAA Congress in Pune.

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Excessive protein in scalp linked to male baldness

Sunday - Apr 01, 2012, 05:45pm (GMT+5.5)
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Washington - Excessive quantity of the protein Prostaglandin D2 (PGD2) in in men's scalps may be causing hair loss, a new study says.

The finding potentially opens the way to a new line of treatment for male baldness. The protein, and its offshoot 15-dPGJ2, slows down hair growth in human and animal models.

The PGD2-related inhibition was tied to the receptor: GPR44, which could be a promising target for halting baldness in both men and women, the journal Science Translational Medicine reports.

According to a Pennsylvania statement, George Cotsarelis, professor of dermatology and study co-author from the University of Pennsylvania, said: "Although a different prostaglandin was known to

increase hair growth, our findings were unexpected, as prostaglandins haven't been thought about in relation to hair loss."





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