People who have onychomycosis may spread the fungus to others unknowingly, due to behaviors such as strolling barefoot – – a common practice among survey respondents. Indeed a vast majority walk barefoot pretty frequently around their house, and over 51 % walk barefoot when going for a shower at a club, gym or other public places.. 35 million Us citizens have fungal nail infections underneath their toenails An estimated 35 million Us citizens have an active, live infection known as onychomycosis underneath their toenails, but 90 % of them don’t even recognize the name of the an infection, according to a new study conducted by Roper Open public Affairs.Similarly, minoxidil was marketed as an oral high blood pressure medication originally, but was later on found to grow locks in patients. Now, it is a popular OTC fix for baldness. Continue Reading >> Vanishing Fingerprints On rare occasions, sufferers taking the cancer drug capecitabine have dropped their fingerprints as a sub-side aftereffect of hand-foot syndrome. In one case, a 62-year-old male individual with metastatic nasopharyngeal carcinoma was detained in US customs in December 2008 when immigration officers at the airport terminal were not able to detect his fingerprints.