Alopecia areata relapses may decrease with age, new study finds

Alopecia Areata is one of the more severe forms of hair loss, sometimes resulting in total baldness. It can affect children, men and women, and it can be particularly devastating due to the fact that there is no cure. However, a new study has provided hope for those suffering with the condition, revealing that the […]

Leading hair loss expert announces possible Androgenetic Alopecia cure

Leading hair loss researcher, Angela Christiano, is once again hoping to make history with her new innovative research into androgenetic alopecia. Over 20 years ago, Christiano made history when she became the first person to identify a hair loss gene. She was also the person who discovered that JAK Inhibitors could potentially be used to […]

New Assessment Tool for Female Hair Loss Conditions in Development

A new assessment tool for female hair loss conditions is moving into clinical trials to test its effectiveness. The system is set to be used to grade and assess Lichen Planopilaris, which includes a type of scarring hair loss. The tool, developed by researchers within the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, USA, is now being […]

Pharmaceutical companies race to bring alopecia areata drug to market

The bid to find a cure for alopecia areata has been something pharmaceutical companies have long been striving for. The condition, which is said to affect 2 people in every 1000 in the UK, is currently incurable. However, two pharmaceutical companies are now racing to bring their alopecia areata drug onto the market. Here, we’ll […]

5 Common Hair Loss in Women Triggers

Hair loss is often seen as a general condition, but did you know it can be triggered by a huge variety of factors? There are a lot of different types of hair loss you could be experiencing and it’s crucial to get to the root cause before attempting to treat it. Here, we’ll look at […]

New study looks at use of Finasteride for female hair loss

When it comes to hair loss treatments, very few on the market are FDA approved. However, one FDA-approved medication which has been successfully used in male hair loss is Finasteride. Although it has received negative media coverage in recent years in terms of the negative side effects it can have in men, researchers are now […]

Hair Loss and Critical Illness Link Exposed

For years, it has widely been known that critical illnesses can lead to hair loss. Patients who are going through a serious illness often experience either hair loss, or hair thinning, as a side effect of the condition. This can understandably be devastating for patients, leading researchers to look more closely into the issue in […]

Depression may increase Alopecia Areata risk

A new study has revealed that depression may increase alopecia areata risk. The most severe form of hair loss, there is currently no cure for alopecia areata and in some cases, it can leave patients completely bald. It isn’t uncommon for patients to develop depression as a result of the condition, but up until now, […]

Hair loss and quality of life: could pattern hair loss be more distressing than alopecia areata?

A recent rare study has revealed that patients suffering from pattern hair loss find the condition more distressing than alopecia areata. The Turkish study was carried out to determine the differences in the quality of life between those suffering from pattern hair loss and alopecia areata. The results, published within the Brazilian An Bras Dermatol […]

Could taking aspirin regularly be affecting your hair loss treatment?

A small study has recently revealed that taking low doses of aspirin daily could reduce the effectiveness of hair loss treatment. The results were published within the Dermatologic Therapy Medical Journal and it’s the first study of its kind to look at the direct link between aspirin and topical hair loss treatments. Here, we’ll look […]

Genetic hair loss in women explained

There are a lot of different causes of hair loss, but genetics is by far the most common. Typically associated with male pattern baldness, did you know that genetic hair loss can also affect women too? Here, we’ll look explore genetic hair loss in women and the treatments available to help. Is genetic hair loss […]

Party fun and winter sun: why this time of year is bad for our hair

Call Winter’s harsh weather conditions have long been known to impact our skin. Most know to gear up their skincare routine to accommodate for the changes in temperature and a lack of moisture. However, what about the effects winter can have on our hair? It’s not just the drop-in temperature which makes this time of […]

David Beckham’s new look puts male hair loss in the spotlight

Beckham is no stranger to the spotlight, but this time it’s his hair which has become a talking point. When taking to the stage at an event in Hong Kong as an insurance firm ambassador, Beckham not only appears to have dyed his hair, but it appears noticeably thicker too. So, could Beckham have undergone […]

Eczema drug could be solution for alopecia areata sufferers

Doctors have recently discovered that an eczema drug could have the power to restore the hair in those suffering from alopecia areata. After treating a teenager with the drug for severe eczema in the US, doctors were astonished to find it caused significant hair regrowth. So, could the drug prove to be the hope alopecia […]

Could wearable hair loss devices be the future of hair loss treatment?

A new study carried out on mice has shown that a wearable device featuring 900 microlasers, can help to stimulate hair growth. Designed to be used for just 15 minutes each day, the device has so far shown to be very promising, providing potential hope for balding men in the future. So, could a wearable device […]

Can you sniff your way back from baldness?

A new study has revealed that a chemical which smells similar to sandalwood, could help to stimulate hair growth. Although the research is still in its early days, scientists have said they believe they are right on the edge of a hair loss breakthrough. So, could you really smell your way back from baldness? Here, […]

New product claims to relax black hair without resulting in hair loss and thinning

  A new product developed by the American company Chemyunion, claims to relax and straighten afro-textured hair without causing damage or hair loss. The company claims using the new product won’t just protect the hair, but it will also leave it stronger and looking better and healthier than ever before. While hair loss is a […]

Is our high fat Western diet causing hair loss and could it be reversed?

Hair loss is known to have a wide range of different causes, and diet has commonly been linked to the health of our locks. However, it isn’t just vitamin and mineral deficiencies which can lead to damage and hair loss; it seems that fat can also play a role. Now, researchers from the renowned John […]

The Future of Female Pattern Baldness: Scientists Found Way to Reverse Wrinkles and Hair Loss

Female pattern baldness is said to affect around half of all women over the age of 65. Currently, there is no cure, but that could soon change thanks to a group of scientists from a university in the US. In what is being dubbed as a ground-breaking new study, the scientists discovered a way to […]

Hormones and Hair Loss: 5 Ways Your Hormones Can Cause Havoc with Your Hair

Hair loss can be caused by a wide range of factors and hormones are just one of them. For most women, hormonal changes are the leading cause of their shedding or thinning locks. It’s no surprise when you think that the female body has a really delicate balance of hormones and chemicals. Any changes within […]

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