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Hair and Scalp Disorders


Neuropeptides lead to hair loss

David Salinger is one of the world's leading trichologists - or hair and scalp specialists - and is director of the International Association of Trichologists. He says: there is conclusive proo...
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Researchers discover baldness gene, 1 in 7 men at risk

Scientists at McGill, King's College and GSK solve mystery of male pattern baldness. Researchers at McGill University, King's College London and GlaxoSmithKline Inc. have identified two gen...
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Hair loss linked to stress hormones

While the process has not yet been tested in humans, it grew more hair in mice than minoxidil, the ingredient in Rogaine, a popular treatment for baldness, said the study in the online journal PLoS ...
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Overview of Scarring Alopecia

Cicatricial Alopecia is defined as a group of rare disorders that destroy the hair follicle, replace it with scar tissue, and cause permanent hair loss.  This group of disorders is referred to as...
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