Archive for the ‘HAIR LOSS SCIENCE’ Category
Posted by Gary Heron, on June 17th, 2009, under HAIR LOSS SCIENCE, RSS
Amitabh Avasthi for National Geographic News November 20, 2007 Two teams of scientists have given human skin cells many of the properties of embryonic stem cells – a development that could ease political, ethical, and medical concerns over the highly controversial research topic. Like embryonic stem cells, the new cells—known as induced pluripotent cells—are capable [...] - More on Human Skin Cells Given Stem Cell Properties
Posted by Admin, on June 12th, 2009, under HAIR LOSS FACTS, HAIR LOSS SCIENCE, RSS
When the going gets tough, stem cells which produce colour in hair follicles are damaged, say scientists. But the good news is that limiting the amount of stress can stop grey hairs growing. Researchers have discovered that hair follicles can suffer the same kind of “genotoxic stress” that does damage to a body’s DNA. Emi [...] - More on Grey hair is a sign of stress, say scientists. Grey hair really is a sign of too much stress in your life, according to new research.
Posted by Gary Heron, on June 5th, 2009, under HAIR LOSS SCIENCE, RSS
I’m 28 years old. A few years back I changed my diet to reduce weight. I was successful but now I’m suffering from severe dandruff and hair loss. Now I have brought my diet back to normal and have used many good and expensive shampoos but my hair loss and dandruff persist. I want to [...] - More on I changed my diet to reduce weight. I lost weight and my hair. What can I do?
Posted by Gary Heron, on June 2nd, 2009, under HAIR LOSS SCIENCE, RSS
“Waiting for Godot” Actor Patrick Stewart is just one of 7.4 million Britons affected by baldness “Waiting for Hair” It could be the answer to the prayers of millions of men. Scientists have coaxed stem cells into growing hair for the first time. At present, there are 7.4 million Britons affected by baldness. If they are [...] - More on Baldness Breakthrough: Stem Cells Growing New Hair
Posted by Gary Heron, on May 28th, 2009, under HAIR LOSS SCIENCE, RSS
“A cure for baldness has come a step closer after scientists identified a gene that is connected to hair loss,” The Daily Telegraph has reported. Researchers blocked the activity of the Sox21 gene in mice and unexpectedly found that the mice started losing hair around two weeks after birth and had lost all their hair [...] - More on Scientists ‘find hair loss gene’