Biological and medical application of SR from the storage rings of VEPP-3 and ``Siberia-2''. The origin of specific changes of small-angle X-ray diffraction pattern of hair and their correlation with the elemental content
X-ray diffraction and fluorescent investigations of human hair were carried out using SR of VEPP-3. The small-angle techniques were used for ecological monitoring and medical diagnostics of pathological states of human organisms with the usage of non-invasive methods for express analysis of biological objects, including human and animal tissues: nails, wool and hair samples. Possibility using of hair fibre diffraction to test for pathological conditions is the subject of this paper. X-ray diffraction data allowed us to suppose the two-component structural model of the hair tissue.