Hair loss does not make one physically ill but is said to have emotional and psychological consequences. One of the most common causes of hair loss is alopecia areata, an autoimmune disease, which results in well-defined circular bald patches on the scalp. A more extreme variant of alopecia areata is known as alopecia universalis wherein there is a total loss of all body hair.
With a very strong $28.4 million in opening revenue, "The Purge: Anarchy" posted one of the more surprising first weekends of the year, though it was "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" that again topped the box office, hauling in $36 million. "Transformers: Age of Extinction" also continued to perform well around the globe.
While "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" is in great position to potentially land back atop the box office charts, there are a few new titles that could have a significant impact in theaters this weekend. Leading the way should be "Planes: Fire & Rescue," an animated sequel from distributor Disney that is in an excellent spot to take over with family audiences for the rest of the summer.
Though not one of the very top openings of the year, a $73 million opening weekend for "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" points to significant growth for the franchise and sets it up for a very nice box office run from now through the end of the summer. Meanwhile, "Transformers: Age of Extinction" became the quickest 2014 release to hit $200 million domestically.
Coming off of a successful franchise reboot in 2011, "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" heads into theaters this weekend with just about everything going for it, which should lead to some very good numbers as it takes aim at action audiences. It should also be yet another big weekend for "Transformers: Age of Extinction," which is still putting up enormous numbers outside of the U.S.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that family held businesses can object to the provision of insurance coverage for contraception under the Affordable Care Act, on religious grounds. The ruling is seen as a sort of setback for a contentious part of President Barack Obama's health care reform law. The...