minoxidil as alopecia areata treatment

Use of minoxidil as alopecia areata treatment effective

The autoimmune condition alopecia areata is thought to affect two people in every 1,000 in the UK and there is no known cure – there is also no treatment that works for everyone suffering from alopecia areata. Some treatments work for some people and one that has been found to produce effective results for many […]

menopausal hair loss

New Survey Reveals Extent of Hair Loss During the Menopause

Women have a lot of unpleasant side effects to deal with during the menopause. However, one of the most devastating to deal with can be menopausal hair loss, or thinning, which occurs both in the leadup and in the aftermath of this natural change. Now, a new survey has revealed just how significant hair loss […]

seasonal hair loss

Seasonal hair loss: summer hair shedding is a thing

A new study has revealed that summer shedding might just be a thing. The researchers used Google search analysis and identified that hair loss searches were most frequently carried out in summer. Interestingly, the research showed hair loss searches increased during summer within both hemispheres of the globe. So, is summer shedding really a thing […]

3d printing solution to male pattern hair loss

Could 3D Printing be the Solution to Male Pattern Hair Loss?

Researchers from the Columbia University Irving Medical Centre have managed to successfully grow human hair in a lab environment. Up until now, there hasn’t been a way to grow human hair without it being implanted into the scalp. However, the Columbia researchers found a way to grow the hair completely in a dish without it […]

male pattern hair loss cure

Dr David Fenton comments on potential hair loss cure

The news that researchers had discovered a possible solution to male pattern hair loss has been covered extensively in the UK and around the world and Dr David Fenton was asked to comment on the story for one of our national newspapers. Currently, hair transplant surgery is the only permanent solution to hair loss and […]

keto diet and hair loss

Exploring the Keto Diet and hair loss

The Keto Diet has become one of the most popular diets in recent times. Originally designed to help those who suffer with epileptic seizures, the diet is now most commonly used to achieve speedy and significant weight loss. However, while followers of the Keto Diet may indeed drop the pounds, it can also produce some […]

senescent alopecia

Female hair loss survey claims 82% of women suffer from senescent alopecia

A recent study carried out by NetDoctor, has claimed that 82% of women suffer from Senescent Alopecia. Causing thinning of the hair across the entire scalp, it explains that the condition is thought to be age-related. London dermatologist Dr David Fenton explains that it is important to realise that Senescent Alopecia isn’t a recognised medical […]

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 […]

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“I’d like to say thank you to Dr Fenton for being such an amazing doctor for the last 24 years and all his help in treating my alopecia.”

KM, Surrey

“I am so grateful to Dr Fenton’s gentle ministering and I am so glad to say that with his help my hair has totally grown back now. Although not life-threatening, alopecia was disheartening and I was so pleased to be able to come and see Dr Fenton and be treated so successfully. It is amazing the quackery and suggestions that are out there! I am very lucky.”

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