Blue light exposure triggers hair loss

Could Blue Light Exposure be Triggering Your Hair Loss?

Today, we spend a lot of our time in front of screens. Whether it is staring at our smartphones, working on laptops or watching TV; too much screen time has been known to lead to a number of health issues. Now, doctors are warning that the blue light emitted from our screens could be contributing […]

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Cheap Hay Fever Pill Could Prove a Hair Loss Breakthrough

According to research, a hay fever pill costing just 6p could be a viable treatment for male and female pattern baldness. Two different studies have suggested the pill known as Cetirizine, can be a cheap solution to tackle hair loss. Here, we’ll look at what the research has so far revealed and whether this cheap […]

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New Method for Measuring Alopecia Areata in Development

A new study published in the British Journal of Dermatology has revealed a potential new method for measuring alopecia areata. The Scalp Hair Assessment Patient-Reported Outcome method is said to provide more comprehensive measurements. Here, we will look at this new method and what the recent study involved. If proven correct, the results of the […]

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Daily Mail: Dr David Fenton comments on potential hair loss treatments

In a round-up of latest hair loss breakthroughs, the Daily Mail focused on new treatments for hair loss that are showing promising results. Current treatments for hair loss, include minoxidil, but results can vary widely and there are side-effects to take into account —one in ten may suffer headaches and one in 100 might even […]

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Dermatologists Link Skin Conditions and Long COVID

New research has revealed some Long COVID patients are experiencing long-term skin troubles. The study, published in the Journal of The European Academy of Dermatology and Venerology, showed that a third of coronavirus patients have developed at least one dermatological condition. Here, we will look at what the study found and what patients need to […]

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Understanding the baldness gene

For centuries, there have been many theories as to why some men lost their hair and some didn’t. In the Middle Ages, according to Hildegard, it was believed that a person with a ‘big wide bald spot has a strong warmth inside him’. For men, another prevalent notion is that if your mother’s father’s bald, […]

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UK men wanted to take part in study looking at impact of hair loss

Alopecia UK has joined forces with researchers from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) to launch a study into the impact of hair loss on men. Fabio Zucchelli, a Research Associate at the Centre for Appearance Research (CAR), and Nick Sharratt, a Research Fellow, together with leading UK hair loss charity Alopecia […]

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Dr David Fenton comments on novel approach to beating body sweat

American scientists claim to have developed a truly natural antiperspirant – one made from your own sweat. Scientists at Virginia Tech in the US have been working on this new approach to tackling sweating and manufacturers, including Procter & Gamble, have been taking an interest. Most antiperspirants work by using aluminium salts to clog the […]

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Stem Cell Study Indicates Hair Loss Could Be Preventable

A new study carried out by researchers from Helsinki and Cologne, has indicated that hair loss could be preventable. The team discovered a mechanism which could prevent hair loss. The results, published within the Cell Metabolism journal, provide hope for a future cure. Here, we’ll look at this latest study and what this means for […]

Risk Factors for Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia

Risk Factors for Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia Established in New Study

According to a new study, commercial dermatology products could increase the risk of Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia (FFA). The findings, published within the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, show common products could be responsible for hair loss. Here, we’ll look at the new study and its findings, alongside a brief overview of Frontal Fibrosing […]

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Antihistamines Effective in Treatment of Alopecia Areata, New Study Finds

A new alopecia areata study has revealed that antihistamines could be an effective treatment option. Published in the Journal of American Academy of Dermatology, it provides hope for those suffering with the condition which currently has no cure. Here, we’ll look at this new study and why it is important for those living with alopecia […]

postpartum hair loss

Postpartum Hair Loss: How to Treat It and When You Should Seek Help

After giving birth, the body understandably goes through some pretty big changes. As hormone levels start to regulate, many women notice a particularly worrying change in their hair. Thinning and hair loss are surprising yet common symptoms after pregnancy. Known as postpartum hair loss, it can cause women a lot of distress, particularly if they […]

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Surprising Reason for Hair Loss Discovered

Hair loss is a common, yet devastating issue. There are all kinds of hair loss conditions you can experience in your lifetime. Now, new research has revealed an additional and surprising reason for hair loss you might want to familiarise yourself with, and it relates to oral health. According to research carried out by the […]

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September Marks Alopecia Awareness Month

Each September, Alopecia Awareness Month aims to educate the public about hair loss and its effects on patients. It is thought approximately 90,000 people in the UK suffer with Alopecia Areata, an immune disease which sees patients experience patchy areas of hair loss. However, this isn’t the only form of hair loss you can suffer […]

Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia in Women

Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia in Women Linked to Autoimmune Disease and Thyroid Abnormalities

According to a new study, women with Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia are more likely to suffer autoimmune disease as well as thyroid abnormalities. The results, published within the British Journal of Dermatology, provide specialists with a better idea of how to approach patient treatment. Here, we’ll look at what the study revealed, as well delve deeper […]

COVID and hair loss

COVID and Hair Loss Explained 

The COVID-19 pandemic is the most significant healthcare crisis we have faced in a generation and our understanding of the virus is constantly expanding. The virus is known to affect the respiratory system, but it also has a few surprising effects on the body you might not be aware of. Some people are claiming the […]

Dr David Fenton talks hair loss treatments to MoneyWeek

Dr David Fenton comments on the haircare industry in MoneyWeek

The haircare market is big business, generating $500 billion a year in global sales. Alongside haircare products, there is also the contribution of the drug and biotech sectors that are searching for treatments that could slow down hair loss – or, the holy grail, cure baldness for good. In the past, age-related hair loss might […]

how severe is my hair loss

How Severe is My Hair Loss?

Hair loss is a common condition in men, often caused by genetics and known as Androgenetic Alopecia or Male Pattern Baldness. Over half of men will develop it at some time in their lives. In order to treat the problem, it’s important to understand how advanced the hair loss is. There are differing levels of […]

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Hair and Scalp Conditions Affecting Black Women

Hair and scalp conditions are common to us all, but did you know some tend to affect certain ethnicities more than others? For example, black women are more at risk of developing some types of hair and scalp conditions due to the genetic make-up of the hair. Here, we’ll look at some of the most […]

stem cell hair loss treatment

Stem Cell Treatment Offers Hope for Hair Loss Sufferers

In a recent study, scientists have successfully managed to grow hair in mice using human stem cells. This has provided hope that a cure for baldness could be on the way. The American scientists used skin organoids taken from stem cells. These small tissue cultures are able to create multiple layers of skin tissue which […]

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