Using stem cells to grow new hair

Scientists at Sanford-Burnham used iPSCs to grow new hair. Credit: Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute In a new study from Sanford-Burnham […]

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New treatments for baldness? Scientists find stem cells that tell hair it’s time to grow

Researchers have discovered the source of signals that trigger hair growth, an insight that may lead to new treatments for […]

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Inhibitor causing male pattern baldness and target for hair-loss treatments identified

Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have identified an abnormal amount a protein called […]

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Depressive symptoms and suicidal thoughts found in former finasteride users

New research, to be published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, finds that men who developed persistent sexual side effects […]

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Certain form of baldness at age 45 linked to higher risk for aggressive prostate cancer

A new, large cohort analysis from the prospective Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening Trial, indicates that men […]

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FDA-approved drug restores hair in patients with alopecia areata

Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) have identified the immune cells responsible for destroying hair follicles in people with […]

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Human ‘hairless’ gene identified: One form of baldness explained

It’s not a hair-brained idea: A new research report appearing in the April 2014 issue of The FASEB Journal explains […]

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Caught by a hair: Quick, new identification of hair may help crime fighters

Crime fighters could have a new tool at their disposal following promising research by Queen’s professor Diane Beauchemin. Dr. Beauchemin […]

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Stem cell progeny tell their parents when to turn on

Super-sonic signal: A signal from Transit-Amplifying Cells (TACs) activates stem cells in the hair follicle, researchers have found. Both types […]

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