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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Study of inner ear development hints at way to restore hearing and balance

One of the two proteins, Sox4 (magenta), appears at the outer edge of the developing utricle, and occasionally within the […]

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