Hair loss news – Hair loss and how to prevent it

New approach for reversing hair loss uses stem cells to regenerate missing hair follicles

stem-cell-hairIf the content of many a situation comedy, not to mention late-night TV advertisements, is to be believed, there’s an epidemic of balding men, and an intense desire to fix their follicular deficiencies.

One potential approach to reversing hair loss uses stem cells to regenerate the missing or dying hair follicles. But it hasn’t been possible to generate sufficient number of hair-follicle-generating stem cells – until now.

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DS Healthcare Group Moves Prescription Hair Loss Treatment Forward with Appointment of Aptiv Solutions as CRO

ds-healthcareDS Healthcare Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DSKX), a leading developer of personal care products, today announced it has appointed Aptiv Solutions as its clinical research organization (CRO) for its proprietary topical prescription treatment.

If approved the drug will be positioned as frontline therapy in the fight against hair loss, a condition that affects nearly half of the population. Read more

‘Gravity Theory’ May Explain Male Pattern Baldness

inversion_tableThe effects of gravity may explain the apparently paradoxical effects of testosterone in male pattern baldness, or androgenic alopecia (AGA), according to a special topic paper in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open®, the official open-access medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).  Read more

Drinking, smoking aggravating hair loss

har loss and smokingFor people concerned with hair loss, quitting smoking may help. According to a research team at Chung-Ang University Hospital, smoking and drinking seem to aggravate hair loss.

“Androgenetic alopecia is the most common type of hair loss mediated by systemic androgens and genetic factors,” notes the research team led by Prof. Hong Chang-kwon. “Various clinical studies suggest that a predisposition to androgenetic alopecia may be inherited from the paternal or maternal sides, or from both  Read more

Now, conceal hair loss with hair tattoos

Head_tattooA specialist clinic in the UK has come up with a new technique to disguise men’s baldness by tattooing tiny, coloured pigments into the hair follicles of the scalp.

The thinning hair condition affects millions around the world with a large chunk of them having noticeable hair loss by the age of 35.

There are various factors which cause hair loss.

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New FDA Cleared Theradome Laser Therapy Helmet is a Validated Hair Loss Treatment Created by Former NASA Scientist

thereadome-laser-helmetTheradome™, developers of the first clinical-level laser hair restoration product, today announced the launch of the Theradome Laser Helmet LH80 PRO, the first FDA and over-the-counter cleared, wearable laser hair restoration treatment.

The light-based medical treatment was developed for the convenience of in-home use and is clinically tested, and designed for patients suffering from the debilitating effects of thinning hair and Androgenetic Alopecia.  Read more

Multipotent Stem Cell Proteins Support Soft Tissue Regeneration

wound studyHistogen, Inc., a regenerative medicine company developing solutions based on the products of cells grown under simulated embryonic conditions, announced that Dr. Michael Zimber will give a podium presentation entitled “Human Multipotent Stem Cell Proteins Support Soft Tissue Regeneration” today at the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS) Americas Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA.
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Revolutionary “Cooling Cap” Designed To Prevent Chemotherapy-Related Hair Loss


Hair loss is quite possibly the most common complaint and inconvenience associated with chemotherapy.

Finding a solution to counteract this effect has been in popular demand. Digitana, from Lund, Sweden, has stepped up to the plate and begun the process to help provide cancer patients a solution.

Digitana has begun FDA testing for clinical use in the U.S.  Read more

Low Level Laser Therapy Continues to Win Support from FDA as a Hair Loss Treatment

laserFor the fifth time in three years, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has awarded clearance to another low level laser therapy (LLLT) device for the treatment of hair loss – this time with Sunetics’ Model “G” Clinical Laser System.

Nationally renowned hair loss expert Alan J. Bauman, M.D., who’s been a strong advocate of LLLT as a hair loss treatment since 1999, the most recent FDA clearance is further proof of the efficacy of low-level lasers as a hair regrowth treatment for male and female pattern hair loss.

Dr. Bauman is currently recruiting male and female hair loss patients to participate in a new laser therapy clinical trial.
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Women’s Hair Loss Seminar with Kayla Martell Hosted by IHRS


Kayla-Martell-hair-lossWhereas it’s common for men to lose their hair, women’s hair loss is far more complex and emotionally devastating.

At this seminar women can openly share their situation with other women experiencing the same challenges, and get educated on cosmetic and permanent solutions for their hairloss.

Dave Barker, sponsor and President of IHRS: “I’m proud of our beautiful facilities and our ability to help women find solutions that change their lives for better


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