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November 28, 2015

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November 28, 2015

Best Practices for Ingrown Hair or 'Razor Bumps'

Jan. 28, 2015 — A skin expert offers practical advice and treatment options for dealing with ingrown hair, also known as "razor bumps." Women and men with coarse and/or curly hair are more prone to ... read more

Aug. 12, 2014 — Unique in appearance and structure, African-American hair is especially fragile and prone to injury and damage. More than half of African-American women will cite thinning hair or hair loss as their ... read more

Human 'Hairless' Gene Identified: One Form of Baldness Explained

Apr. 1, 2014 — It's not a hair-brained idea: A new research report explains why people with a rare balding condition called 'atrichia with papular lesions' lose their hair, and it identifies a ... read more

Lose the Paunch, Halt the Hair Loss?

Apr. 1, 2014 — A new discovery showing how hair growth activated fat tissue growth in the skin below the hair follicle could lead to the development of a cream to dissolve fat. The world first research confirmed ... read more

Jan. 28, 2014 — Researchers have come up with a method to convert adult cells into epithelial stem cells, the first time anyone has achieved this in either humans or mice. The epithelial stem cells, when implanted ... read more

Stem Cells Offer Clues to Reversing Receding Hairlines

Dec. 18, 2013 — Regenerative medicine may offer ways to banish baldness that don't involve toupees. A trio of papers has been published that describes some of the factors that determine when hair grows, when it ... read more

Activating Pathway Could Restart Hair Growth in Dormant Hair Follicles

Dec. 5, 2013 — A new study identifies a molecular pathway that can be activated to prompt hair growth of dormant hair follicles, or blocked to prevent growth of unwanted ... read more

'Gravity Theory' May Explain Male Pattern Baldness

Oct. 30, 2013 — The effects of gravity may explain the apparently paradoxical effects of testosterone in male pattern baldness, or androgenic alopecia, according to new ... read more

Oct. 21, 2013 — Researchers have devised a hair restoration method that can generate new human hair growth, rather than simply redistribute hair from one part of the scalp to another. The approach could ... read more

Insight Into Protective Mechanisms for Hearing Loss

Sep. 17, 2013 — Researchers from the Eaton-Peabody Laboratories of the Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Harvard Medical School have created a new mouse model in which by expressing a gene in the inner ear hair cells -- ... read more

Baldness Linked to Increased Risk of Coronary Heart Disease

Apr. 3, 2013 — Male pattern baldness is linked to an increased risk of coronary heart disease, but only if it's on the top/crown of the head, rather than at the front, a new analysis ... read more

Jan. 9, 2013 — Researchers have demonstrated for the first time that hair cells can be regenerated in an adult mammalian ear by using a drug to stimulate resident cells to become new hair cells, resulting in ... read more

Drug Used to Treat Glaucoma Actually Grows Human Hair

Oct. 26, 2012 — If you're balding and want your hair to grow back, then here is some good news. A new research shows how the FDA-approved glaucoma drug, bimatoprost, causes human hair to regrow. It's been ... read more

Depressive Symptoms and Suicidal Thoughts Found in Former Finasteride Users

Aug. 7, 2012 — Men who developed persistent sexual side effects while on finasteride (Propecia), a drug commonly used for male pattern hair loss, have a high prevalence of depressive symptoms and suicidal ... read more

Dermatologists' Top Tips for Maintaining Smooth, Shiny Hair

July 10, 2012 — Want more good hair days? Dermatologists say how you wash your hair and the products you use could go a long way in maintaining smooth, shiny ... read more

Apr. 18, 2012 — Scientists have demonstrated “functional hair regeneration from adult stem cells.” This is a substantial advance in the development of next-generation of “organ replacement regenerative ... read more

Mar. 21, 2012 — Researchers have identified an abnormal amount a protein called Prostaglandin D2 in the bald scalp of men with male pattern baldness, a discovery that may lead directly to new treatments for the most ... read more

Styling Practices Can Lead to Serious Hair and Scalp Diseases for African Americans

Mar. 19, 2012 — Styling practices can lead to serious hair and scalp diseases for some African Americans, say ... read more

Cellular Automaton Model Predicts How Hair Follicle Stem Cells Regenerate

Dec. 7, 2011 — Your hair -- or lack of hair -- is the result of a lifelong tug-of-war between activators that wake up, and inhibitors that calm, stem cells in every hair follicle on your ... read more

Sep. 1, 2011 — Researchers have discovered the source of signals that trigger hair growth, an insight that may lead to new treatments for ... read more

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