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Hair-Growth Drug Artificially Lowers Psa Levels in Prostate Cancer Screening

...hair-growth drug finasteride, taken by millions of balding men, artificially lowers the results of the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test,// the standard screening test for prostate cancer, a multicenter study has found. The study, involving 308 men ranging in age from 40 to 60 years old, is available onl...

Eyelash transplantation – for the beauty conscious folks!

...originally developed by the hair-loss industry for balding men. This procedure gives women long, sweeping eyelashes// earlier possible only by glued on extensions and use of mascara. These lashes continue to grow just like human hair."Longer, thicker lashes are a ubiquitous sign of beauty. Eyelash transpla...

The Bald Truth: Men Better to Cut Short Thinning Hair

...popular drugs like Rogaine or Propecia to keep the balding in check. "But you can't influence the gene. As soon as you stop taking these medications, the hair will start to fall out again," says Blume-Peytavi. These treatments can be pricey, costing up to 176 euros every three months in tablet form and 55...

Discovery of A New Genetic Pathway Could Lead To Treatment Of Skin Problems And Cancer

...s to sebaceous glands, causing the mice to exhibit balding and oily skin. Surprising to the researchers was that, independent of its normal role in blocking signalling from a group of genes called Smad, Smad7 shuts down signalling of another group of genes called Wnt, by binding to a Wnt signalling protein...

Scientists Seek New Ways To Grow Hair On Bald Pates

...ng, because they come from a part of the head that balding doesn't touch. Ordinary hair transplants show that follicles from these resistant regions stay resistant even when planted in bald regions, he said. But even if the transplanted cells do eventually succumb, "you've got years of hair on your scalp tha...

New Study Offers Hope For Balding Men

...on the body, says a new study that offers hope for balding men. Catherine C. Thompson and colleagues at Johns Hopkins University School// of Medicine in Maryland studied a gene known as Hairless, which encodes a protein that is essential for hair follicle regeneration. In humans and mice with mutations in...

Balding gene may come from mother

...ot ruling out the role of other genes in premature balding that may have not much to do with the gender of the parent and may be inherited from either one. They will be conducting more research to confirm their hypotheses....

Bald head bad health

...ing a heart attack and angina. Men with mild crown balding had a 23% greater risk, rising to 32% when balding became moderate. Bald men seem to have a greater number of androgen receptors in their scalps , an...

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