Baldness and hair loss information and news

Landmark HairMax LaserComb Clinical Study Results Published

hairmax-laser-combLexington Int’l pioneered home-use laser phototherapy treatment of hereditary hair loss, with the introduction of the HairMax LaserComb® in 2001.

The results of four clinical studies on the treatment of male and female pattern hair loss with the HairMax LaserComb, was just published today in a peer-review journal, The American Journal of Clinical Dermatology.

The article, Efficacy and Safety of a Low-level Laser Device in the Treatment of Male and Female Pattern Hair Loss: A Multicenter, Randomized, Sham Device-controlled, Double-blind Study was co-authored by renowned experts in the field of hair disorders.  Read more

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

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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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

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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

Cheltenham trichologist Mark Blake offers hair loss advice to Prince William on hair loss

Prince WilliamA Cheltenham hairdresser has issued advice to men like Prince William, who begin to experience hair loss in their 20s.

Mark Blake, who co-owns Blushes hair salon and is also a trained trichologist, said there was a host of effective options available now that weren’t there in years past.

In an article on the Beauty4Media website, Mark explains that the first step was setting up a consultation with an expert, to correctly assess the patient’s problem, as there are around 50 different causes of hair loss.

He said: “I believe that if Prince William came to see me now, I could offer him alternatives to boost hair growth and even reverse his hair loss – I wish he’d give me a call, but it looks like he’s going for the same look as his Uncle Edward…unfortunately.” Read more

Los Angeles Hair Transplant Surgeon Publishes His Newest Book Modern Hair Restoration

Modern Hair Restoration CoverDoctor Parsa Mohebi, Los Angeles hair transplant surgeon, introduced his newest book “Modern Hair Restoration:

A Complete Hair Loss Guide for Men and Women” at the beginning of December.

The book introduces the newest techniques that are used in hair restoration, as well as gives information about all techniques available, treatment options, and the causes of hair loss in both men and women.
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International Hair Loss Expert Dr. Alan J. Bauman Announces New Anti-DHT Shampoo Line to Fight Baldness

Dr BaumanHow important is a shampoo, when it comes to fighting hair loss?

While shampoos and conditioners can’t regrow dead hair follicles on their own, they can be an important part of a multi-therapy approach to combat the thinning associated with male and female pattern hair loss (androgenetic alopecia). Read more