Category Archives: Baldness

Baldness and hair loss information and news

  • alopecia trial

    CTP-543 is Being Evaluated in Moderate-to-Severe Alopecia Areata

    Concert Pharmaceuticals Announces Completion of Enrollment in First Cohort of CTP-543 Phase 2a Trial CTP-543 is Being Evaluated in Moderate-to-Severe Alopecia Areata Phase 2a Trial On Track to Complete in Second Half of 2018 Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc today announced that it has completed enrollment of the first cohort of its Phase 2a trial evaluating CTP-543. […]

  • Addressing baldness in women

    Addressing baldness in women

    Addressing baldness in women The sight of hair loss can be very worrying for a woman, at times making her lose confidence. Greater the stress, greater the hair loss. Pattern baldness is a serious concern among women. Addressing a workshop on causes of hair loss among women, Dr Premalatha, Dermatologist of Hairline International Hair & […]

  • Shaved Head Challenge

    Shaved Head Challenge

    The Leucan Shaved Head Challenge Unveils a Brand New Look! – It’s the Official Kick-Off of the 2016 Edition Leucan launches today the 2016 edition of the Leucan Shaved Head Challenge presented by PROXIM. This year, in an effort to return the focus on the beauty of the action taken by thousands of participants each […]

  • spexhair and baldness

    Spencer Stevenson of Spexhair on How To Cure Baldness

    Spencer Stevenson of Spexhair.com Interviewed By The Telegraph Newspaper on How To Cure Baldness Spencer Stevenson, the owner of the popular hair loss help website spexhair.com, was interviewed by Peter Lloyd from the prestigious newspaper The Telegraph giving his insights and knowledge on how to treat male pattern baldness through proven treatments. In the article […]

  • headpower bald

    HeadPower Hair Clinic Announces Pro Bono SMP Treatment

      Toronto based HeadPower Hair Clinic Announces Pro Bono SMP Treatment for Victims of Hair Loss Due to Medical Reasons HeadPower Hair Clinic is offering annual pro bono Scalp Micropigmentation treatments for victims of medical hair loss. Directors at the Hair Clinic aim to boost the self-esteem of individuals who are suffering from hair loss […]

  • Baldness Drug May Also Be Able to Treat a Skin Disorder

    tofacitinib could be used to treat hair loss The study, published in JAMA Dermatology, details the case of one patient whose progressive vitiligo was successfully treated by dermatologists from Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, CN.

    “While it’s one case, we anticipated the successful treatment of this patient based on our current understanding of the disease and how the drug works,” says principal investigator Dr. Brett King, an assistant professor of dermatology at Yale.

     

     

  • Prostate Cancer Risk Linked to Baldness

    Prostate Cancer Risk Linked to Baldness Men who are losing their hair due to male pattern baldness may be at increased risk of dying from prostate cancer, a new study suggests.

    Researchers analyzed information from more than 4,000 U.S. men ages 25 to 74, who were assessed by a dermatologist and categorized has having no balding, or minimal, moderate or severe balding.

  • Plucking hairs may help treat baldness, study finds

    hair-pluckingA recent study shows plucked follicles cause the immune system to respond with increased regrowth.

    Bald men will certainly be pleased that scientist have found a way of making hair regrow. U.S. researchers have shown that when 200 hairs are plucked, up to six times as many can grow back.

    For the technique to work, all hair must be plucked from one small patch. Theory suggests that plucking from a small area signals the immune system that hair is being forcibly removed thus making the extra hair regrow, according to Daily Mail.

     

  • Over-styling can make you bald

    Over-styling can make you baldBy the age of 35, over 66 per cent of men show some signs of significant hair loss. The figures are a results of a UK study.

    Factors that cause hair loss include genetics, stress and weather conditions. But you may be joining hands with the enemy with over grooming your hair every day.

    Are your efforts to sport the latest new hairdo worth losing your crowning glory by the age of 35?

    Mirror tells you how you can reduce the damage while grooming your tresses.

     

     

     

     

  • Bald Is Beautiful

    Bald Is BeautifulThis month’s GQ magazine suggests that Prince William and other hairline-challenged men take Propecia because it blocks the hormone that thins hair.

    Unfortunately, GQ doesn’t say what can also happen to men when that hormone is blocked.

  • Hair follicle generating stem cells bring hope for baldness

    hair loss and stem cellsAccording to the American Hair Loss Association, two-thirds of men will experience hair loss by the age of 35.

    But women are also affected, making up 40% of all hair loss sufferers.

    Affecting self-image and emotional well-being, the condition has been a difficult one to treat. But a new study brings hope – in the form of human hair-follicle-generating stem cells.