Navigation Links
Coffee Could Help Cure Baldness

Drinking coffee could help cure baldness as caffeine blocks the effects of a chemical known to damage hair, say researchers//.

Tobias Fischer of the University of Jena in Germany took scalp biopsies from 14 men in the early stages of hair loss. He extracted hair follicles and placed them in test tubes with solutions containing different levels of caffeine.

The samples were left in the laboratory for up to eight days to monitor growth, reported the online edition of Daily Mail. At the end of the experiment, it was found that caffeine had boosted the length of the hairs by 33-40 percent.

Other test tubes containing hair follicles mixed with testosterone showed that they grew at a much slower rate.

The scientists believe caffeine affects hair cells in such a way that they are able to resist the damaging effects of dihydrotestosterone (DHT), a chemical that contributes to baldness.

Most baldness is caused when hair follicles are exposed to too much DHT, the researchers said.

"Hair follicles treated with caffeine showed a highly significant growth rate at 24 hours, and still showed further significant growth at eight days," said Fischer.

Source-IANS
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Coffee enhances memory
2. Coffee may help prevent cavities
3. The Effects Of Coffee
4. Staying Awake With Coffee
5. Consumption Of Coffee Found To Reduce Diabetes Risk
6. Avoid Coffee Before Undergoing PET/ CT scans
7. Drinking Coffee Might Have Another Benefit ...
8. More About The Coffee Bean Than Just A Heavenly Taste and Smell
9. Colas, Not Coffee, Linked To Hypertension In Women
10. Coffee In Pregnancy May Be Risky: Study
11. Coffee Reduces Risk of Breast Cancer in BRCA1 Mutation Carriers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:1/19/2017)... ... January 19, 2017 , ... Each year, ... Symposium, a conference where hundreds of surgeons from over fifteen different countries come ... from cosmetic breast augmentation to breast reconstruction for breast cancer patients, ...
(Date:1/18/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Delaware farmer Rick Dickerson attended the 2017 Soybean Leadership ... farms about a thousand acres of soybeans, corn and wheat, and raises peas, sweet ... other vegetables for the fresh market. He also operates a roadside stand and raises ...
(Date:1/18/2017)... SHANGHAI, China – , ... ... public health organization NSF International has certified the first drinking ... 53: Drinking Water Treatment Units – Health Effects, an American ... that MicroCeramics’ NanoNose Pitcher Filter System filters the water to ...
(Date:1/18/2017)... ... January 18, 2017 , ... PrideStaff, ... Vice President of Franchise Development, Paula Turner Pizarro, was recently featured on Fox ... features the insights of top business leaders from across the globe, provides viewers ...
(Date:1/18/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... January 18, 2017 , ... Dr. Farhan ... family, cosmetic and implants dentistry. His modern dental practice has two convenient office locations ... a 2017 Top Rated Dentist for the Alexandria area. This award confirms ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/18/2017)... In China , we say Health is ... China,s Healthy Strategy originates. 2016 is ... and Social Development of the People,s Republic of ... council of the People,s Republic of China ... plan, identifying medical devices as one of the main breakthrough ...
(Date:1/18/2017)... 2017 Ximbio, a non-profit online one-stop-shop ... has opened its first North American headquarters in Kendall Square, ... ... Ximbio following its launch in October 2014 as a business ... commercialization arm of the foundation Cancer Research UK. ...
(Date:1/18/2017)... Drug Administration CSL CureVac Daiichi Sankyo ... Administration FORT Fresenius Pharmaceuticals Gamma Vaccines ... GlaxoWellcome Global Influenza Programme Grippol ... Systems Indian Association of Paediatrics Janssen Pharmaceuticals ... Krka Pharmaceuticals Medicago Medicare MedImmune ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: