Category “Hair growth”

Hair Transplant Therapy may not Always be the Solution to Baldness

March 30th, 2012
Hair Transplant Therapy may not Always be the Solution to Baldness

Going bald, particularly for most men is not something they enjoy. In fact people spend millions of pounds every year trying to find that elusive treatment that will restore their hair or at least stop it getting worse. One treatment that does appear to be successful is hair transplant therapy. However, it is a very […]

The Things People do to Keep Their Hair

March 23rd, 2012
The Things People do to Keep Their Hair

Baldness or thinning hair is no joke for many people, especially celebrities. So it comes as no surprise that Tom Cruise, famous for his roles in Mission: Impossible and other films should decide to do something about his hair. However, his chosen method has caused something of a sensation. Tom has decided to wear a […]

Fury Over Hair Loss Advert

March 16th, 2012
Fury Over Hair Loss Advert

A Canadian advertising agency was recently forced to remove a billboard type advert by the reaction from angry commuters. An advert promoting hair loss solutions used mirrors, which were installed on the ceilings of public transport, to highlight people’s thinning hair, while promoting hair restorative treatment. Although most comments about the advert were negative, one […]

Local Salon Leads Cancer Fundraising Scheme

February 17th, 2012
Local Salon Leads Cancer Fundraising Scheme

Staci Leons-Parnell who owns a hair dressing salon in the town of Anderson in Indiana, recently decided to start raising money to help local cancer patients. She told local reporters: “A lot of times, losing your hair is more devastating than chemotherapy. People who lose their hair don’t feel whole and it doesn’t fall out […]

Coping with Alopecia

February 10th, 2012
Coping with Alopecia

While baldness in men is accepted as part and parcel of getting older, the same is not the case with women in the main. However, baldness does occur in women as a result of alopecia. It’s also something many women find hard to come to terms with. Yet, one lady from Cardiff has now decided […]

Is Hair loss Just Human Shedding?

December 14th, 2011
Is Hair loss Just Human Shedding?

That’s the view of researchers from the University of Southern California. It seems they have found evidence to support the idea that not all baldness is caused by changes in hormones in the hair follicles, but is a more natural action akin to shedding a coat, which many other animals undergo. A spokesperson for the […]

Robots Taking Over

October 19th, 2011
Robots Taking Over

Robots of the future are expected to drive our cars and clean our homes, but now it seems they will also ensure that we maintain a full head of hair. A new machine has been invented that could reduce the cost of hair transplant therapy. Called the ARTOS, the inventors believe that it can decide […]

Can baldness be reversed?

September 7th, 2011
Can baldness be reversed?

If recent research involving stem is true cells the answer is a hopeful yes. Baldness affects both men and women, but men are generally the major sufferers with male pattern baldness being the main cause. The research used mice, studying fatty skin layers. The specific cells being investigated were adipose precursor cells, which researchers found […]

Hair Loss in Men Linked to Breast Cancer

August 10th, 2011
Hair Loss in Men Linked to Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is normally associated with women, but a percentage of men every year are also diagnosed with the disease. Intriguingly, recent research has suggested a link between treatments for hair loss and male breast cancer. The drug in question is Finasteride, which is used to treat male pattern baldness. The research was carried out […]

Great News for Young Indian Girl

August 5th, 2011
Great News for Young Indian Girl

An 8 year old Indian girl, who had an unfortunate facial hair deformity, has been cured by plastic surgeons. The girl, who suffered from an unusual hair growth disorder, was treated by doctors at the SCB Medical College as well as in hospital. After just two months, she has what would be described as a […]

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