Cause of hair turning white 'overnight' found

World / Science & Health Jan 23, 2020

Cause of hair turning white 'overnight' found

Marie Antoinette's hair turned white overnight, according to folklore, before she was executed by guillotine in 1793 during the French Revolution. The ill-fated queen embodied an extreme example of the phenomenon of stress-induced graying of the hair. The biological mechanism behind such graying had long ...

Depression and PTSD surge in protest-hit Hong Kong

Asia Pacific Jan 10, 2020

Depression and PTSD surge in protest-hit Hong Kong

Nearly 1 in 3 adults in Hong Kong reported symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder during months of often violent social unrest in the city, according to a study published in The Lancet medical journal Friday. And around 1 in 10 had symptoms of probable depression, ...