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New Hair Loss Treatment Could Mean the End of Baldness

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October 21, 2013
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A new technique to grow hair follicle cells in the lab means scientists could one day inject a person's own cells to spark new hair growth.


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Scientists: All Red Heads Related to Each Other, Carrot Top

Scientists: All Red Heads Related to Each Other, Carrot Top

Buzz60 (Apr. 23, 2013) — A company called ScotlandsDNA claims that all people with the red hair gene can be traced back to the first person with that feature, meaning all people with red hair are at least loosely related. In an attempt to lessen the stigma and bullying associated with being a copper-top, they've created a home DNA test so people can check if they carry the recessive gene. The hope is that someone who finds out they could have a red-head child would be less likely to rip on people who do have Ronald McDonald colored hair. Patrick Jones has the story.
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Special Caps May Help Prevent Chemo Hair Loss

Special Caps May Help Prevent Chemo Hair Loss

AP (July 22, 2013) — Chemo hair loss can be as traumatizing as cancer itself, but a handful of breast cancer patients kept much of their hair through use of cold cap systems. They're not FDA approved, but one cancer doctor is on a mission to change that.
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Using Your Own Stem Cells for Circulation

Using Your Own Stem Cells for Circulation

Ivanhoe (Apr. 1, 2013) — Poor circulation in the legs and feet can lead to the loss of limbs or the loss of life. Learn about a new treatment that could help millions of people get their blood flowing.
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Study Links Male-Pattern Baldness To Prostate Cancer

Study Links Male-Pattern Baldness To Prostate Cancer

Newsy (Sep. 16, 2014) — New findings suggest men with a certain type of baldness at age 45 are 39 percent more likely to develop aggressive prostate cancer. Video provided by Newsy
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