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Holy Grail Of Dermatologists On The Verge Of Discovery

...hoary saying that there is no cure for jealousy or baldness may be a thing of the past . Scientists from the University of Pennsylvania have reported in the journal Nature, that it may indeed be possible to grow new hair follicles. The findings, which stemmed from a study examining wound healing in animal m...

World Largest Hair Congress Convene in Vancouver

...s, aging and hair growth. People looking for a new baldness treatment can take comfort in the researchers' com...nditions are responsible for the growing number of baldness along with genetic from either side of the family. Scientists are also researching whether implant...

Scientists Find Clue for the Prevalence of Bladder Cancer More in Men

...y new targets to stop conditions like male-pattern baldness and diseases like prostate cancer. Nearly a decade ago, Chang showed that molecules other than male hormones like testosterone are able to activate the androgen receptor. That finding isn't simply gathering dust in textbooks; it likely explains why...

Coffee Could Help Cure Baldness

Drinking coffee could help cure baldness as caffeine blocks the effects of a chemical known...), a chemical that contributes to baldness. Most baldness is caused when hair follicles are exposed to too much DHT, the researchers said. "Hair follicles t...

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

...sible for prostate growth also causes male-pattern baldness (called androgenic alopecia), Dr. Roehrborn said. Both BPH and male-pattern hair loss have to do with the male hormone testosterone, which is being converted to dihydrotestosterone (DHT) by an enzyme named 5-alpha reductase. DHT activates the genes r...

Steroid Use Linked to Crimes

...cial hair growth, menstrual problems, male-pattern baldness and a deeper voice. In adolescents growth can be stunted. Steroid abusers also show depression, extreme mood swings, delusions, impulsiveness, paranoid jealousy, extreme irritability, and impaired judgment. The people in the Swedish study were of...

Now a Robot to Treat Baldness

...ercytex has developed a robot that will help treat baldness by growing new hair follicle cells//. The company...reatment on 20 more men. The most common form of baldness is triggered by the male hormone dihydrotestosterone, which causes follicles to shrink and hair to t...

The Bald Truth: Men Better to Cut Short Thinning Hair

...mann. Even those levels of hair loss do not mean baldness is imminent. If it only lasts for two or three days, Blume-Peytavi says not to worry. "But if the hair loss continues for more than eight weeks, you should go to the doctor - not wait until the hair has grown noticeably thinner." Sometimes the prob...

Baldness is ‘gene’ deep!

The reasons for baldness and why some people are hairier than others may have been discovered, according to British scientists.// The molecular mechanisms that determine which embryonic skin cells will form into hair follicles, deciding the body's hair pattern has been dis...

Scientists Seek New Ways To Grow Hair On Bald Pates

...tern baldness. (Women can also get hormone-induced baldness like this, but it's not clear if it's really the s...to get the condition but not sufficient to produce baldness on its own, said Stephen Harrap of the University of Melbourne in Australia. In all, it might take ...

Bald head bad health

...oronary heart disease and hair loss. The type of baldness also seemed to have an impact on the likelihood to develop heart disease.// Those with frontal baldness had a 9% increased chance of getting heart disease. Compared to men with no hair loss, men whose cro...

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