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Eczema Drug Helps Regrow Hair In Patients With Alopecia

An eczema drug has caused a 13-year-old with alopecia to grow hair on her scalp for the first time since she was a toddler. A new study hopes this could lead to clinical trials that could prove whether or not the drug can counter alopecia.

Medicine October 11, 2018

Two Women Lose Their Hair After Eating Bitter Squash

Two women experienced food poisoning symptoms and hair loss after eating bitter-tasting squash they bought from different sellers. Luckily for them, they were able to grow back their hair.

Public Health March 29, 2018

These Common Hairstyles Can Cause Traction Alopecia In Women

Learn how high-risk hairstyling - such as braiding or weaving treated and processed hair - can translate to traction alopecia, or hair loss due to damage from prolonged or repeated tension on the roots.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 1, 2016

FDA Clears Cold Cap For Preventing Hair Loss During Chemotherapy

Breast cancer patients required to undergo chemotherapy may not have to suffer from alopecia anymore. FDA recently approved a cold cap device that prevents damage of hair follicles and ultimately, hair loss.

Life December 9, 2015

Hair Regrowth Drug Use Could Lead To Prostate Enlargement

Drugs used for treating alopecia, or male pattern hair loss, as well as those prescribed for benign prostate enlargement (BPH) could have unwanted sexual side effects such as erectile dysfunction and loss of libido.

Life August 26, 2015

Baldness Cure: Grow More Hair By Plucking What's Left In Precise Pattern

Research reveals dense loss of hair follicles creates an injury site, which the body's immune system reacts to and stimulates big hair growth. It may help those with hair disease but it won't stop or cure baldness, say scientists.

Life April 14, 2015

Properly Plucking Hair Could Make Them Grow Back: Cure For Baldness, Anyone?

In experiments involving mice, researchers were able to regrow over 1,000 hairs by just plucking 200, a procedure that may pave the way for the treatment of baldness in humans.

Internet Culture April 11, 2015

Stem Cells May Hold Key to Reversing Hair Loss

It has to start somewhere. A team of researchers has successfully grown hair from stem cells, nurturing a particular group of cells that promote the formation of hair follicles.

Life January 30, 2015

Arthritis drug may be miracle cure for rare hair loss disease

Doctors at Yale University used an arthritis treatment to treat alopecia, a rare hair loss condition, in a man simultaneously treated by the same drug for plaque psoriasis. Miraculously full regrowth seen after 8 months.

Life June 23, 2014

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