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be out for/after (one's) scalp

To seek vengeance in an especially hostile or belligerent manner. This phrase is often used hyperbolically, although it can refer to physical violence. I'd avoid the boss if I were you—he's thinks that blunder was your fault, so he's out for your scalp. I got robbed by some punk last night, and now my brother is after the kid's scalp.
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In other countries it is called a scalp scope - a microscope for the scalp.
Smoking reduces the amount of blood that flows to the scalp, causing a slump in hair growth.
More such initiatives are needed to help people understand the science behind their hair and scalp and the problems associated with them, emphasizes Dr Rehan, leading to proper care and treatment for the same.
Clear Scalp & Hair Beauty Therapy is formulated with Nutrium 10, a rich blend of vitamins and nutrients that deeply nourishes the scalp to work where it matters most and creates the right foundation for strong, beautiful hair.
The clinical and histopathological findings confirmed the diagnosis of erosive pustular dermatosis of the scalp.
Compared with melanomas originating at other body sites, scalp melanomas tend to occur in older patients, predominantly men, according to the investigators.
Head and Shoulders is at the forefront when it comes to understanding scalp and dandruff problems, continuously striving to help consumers combat dandruff and related issues such as itchy dry and/or tight scalp.
Dermatologically tested, it gently cleanses and soothes itchy, dry scalps and can also be used on sensitive, eczema-prone skin.
By using software there are a few ways of placing a scalp trade, you can either place a back and lay bet manually or you could use 'offsetting', which if set to one tick will automatically place the counter trade into the market as soon as your first bet is matched.
AWELLA SP Balance Scalp Energy Serum is an intensive treatment which can reduce hair loss by up to 50 per cent while improving the overall condition and strength of the hair.
It began with a lovely shoulder to hand massage, moving on to cleansing the scalp with an exfoliating scalp repair designed to encourage cell renewal.
cancer registries for 51,704 people with melanoma and found that those with lesions on their scalp and neck died at nearly twice the rate of those with melanoma on their arms and legs over five- and 10-year periods.
About 63 percent of people with scalp or neck melanomas survived for five years after diagnosis, compared to 92 percent of people with melanomas in other body areas.
LOS ANGELES -- Only 6% of patients with melanoma present with the disease on the scalp or neck, but these patients account for 10% of melanoma deaths, Anne M.