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.
Nov 15, 2012 ... ... exercising their fingers have quicker-growing nails than other people, because
the extra blood flow to the fingertips speeds fingernail growth.
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
Apr 6, 2015 ... You would not believe how much scientists know about toenail and fingernail
Several factors contribute to slow nail growth. These include the aging process,
hormonal changes in the body, health problems, chemotherapy, medications ...
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.