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Nail (anatomy) - Wikipedia


The growing part of the nail is under the skin at the nail's proximal end under the epidermis, which is the only living part of a nail.

Can You Make Your Fingernails Grow Faster? - WebMD


Nov 15, 2012 ... ... exercising their fingers have quicker-growing nails than other people, because the extra blood flow to the fingertips speeds fingernail growth.

This professor measured his fingernail growth for 35 years. The ...


Apr 13, 2015 ... Have you ever wondered how fast your fingernails grow? And whether they all grow at the same rate? Or perhaps you've noticed that your ...

What Makes Nails Grow Long, Strong & Fast? | LIVESTRONG.COM


Jan 27, 2014 ... A number of factors affect healthy nail growth. While an adult's fingernails grow an average 1/10 inch per month, children's fingernails grow...

How nails grow | American Academy of Dermatology


The matrix: Each nail begins growing out of a little pocket under your skin. This is the root of the nail, and it's called the matrix. The matrix constantly makes new ...

Slide show: 7 fingernail problems not to ignore - Mayo Clinic


Dec 16, 2014 ... For example, ice pick-like depressions in the nails (nail pitting) are common in people who have psoriasis — a condition characterized by scaly ...

Why Do Fingernails Grow So Much Faster Than Toenails?


Apr 6, 2015 ... You would not believe how much scientists know about toenail and fingernail growth.

Home Remedies for Nail Growth | Top 10 Home Remedies


Several factors contribute to slow nail growth. These include the aging process, hormonal changes in the body, health problems, chemotherapy, medications ...

Fingernail Growth Rate - John C Lahr


How fast is that? I've made two "lines" in my thumbnail with a metal nail file. I'll measure the movement of these lines to find the rate of growth.