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London Man First In UK to Have Stem Cell Hair Loss Treatment

added 28th November 2014

Rodrigo Alves, a 30 year old Brazilian who lives in London, has become the first person in the UK to have stem cell hair loss treatment. Known for his extensive plastic surgery, this hair loss treatment was the latest step in Alves efforts to transform himself into a real-life version of Barbie’s man friend, Ken, who Read More

ARTAS Robotic Hair Transplant System Receives New Funding

added 20th November 2014

The ARTAS Robotic Hair Transplant System by American company Restoration Robotics has just announced the sale of its 100th device and a wealth of new investment into this state-of-the-art hair restoration technology. The $200,000 machine uses an onboard camera, hi-resolution image mapping and analysis software to scan then harvest donor hairs from patients’ scalps before a surgeon transplants Read More

Adalimumab Used to Treat Alopecia Universalis Case

added 14th November 2014

A woman in her 30s has reportedly received successful treatment for Alopecia Universalis where adalimumab, an antibody being trialled for the treatment of this total hair loss condition by researchers at the New York University School of Medicine, was used to restore her hair. Also known by its brand name ‘Humira’, adalimumab is a recombinant human Read More

New Study Links Male Hair Loss to Heart Disease

added 4th November 2014

Whether or not male hair loss can signify heart disease has been the subject of many studies over the years. The latest results were released in October 2014 from a study carried out in Australia where 29,254 subjects were involved in 31 trials into male hair loss and its association with coronary heart disease and cardiovascular Read More

Alopecia Professor Trying to Cure Hair Loss with Ruxolitinib Trials

added 31st October 2014

The scientists at Columbia University Medical Centre have made considerable progress in relation to the treatment of Alopecia Areata with new research being co-authored by faculty alopecia sufferer, Professor Angela Christiano. Professor Christiano has built a successful career researching the causes and treatment of Alopecia Areata and a number of other hair loss conditions, including treating her own patchy Read More

High-Earning Men More Likely to Suffer Hair Loss

added 24th October 2014

New research into UK hair loss has found that men earning £75,000 or more per year are more likely to blame work stress for their thinning hair than those earning up to £15,000. The survey uncovered a link between wages and hair loss whereby one in five of the men surveyed who were earning £75,000 or more, blamed Read More

Ruxolitinib (Jakafi) May Cure Alopecia Areata

added 16th October 2014

Scientists in America have discovered a pill that could potentially cure Alopecia Areata. Research carried out by scientists at New York’s Columbia University Medical Centre have managed to identify the T-cell immune cells as being responsible for destroying hair follicles. This breakthrough has allowed them to test a number of treatments that have been shown to stop the destruction of Read More

LaserCap – The Latest Wearable LLLT Hair Loss Treatment Device

added 7th October 2014

LaserCap, the latest wearable hair loss device from America fits inside your own hat or cap, and uses low-level laser therapy to treat thinning hair in both men and women. Like the recently released Theradome helmet, designed to be a convenient, wearable solution to treating hair loss using low-level laser treatment (LLLT). Described as ‘an anti-ageing treatment Read More

Women More Likey to Seek Hair Loss Treatment Than Men

added 2nd October 2014

A new survey carried out in Britain by hair care giant, L’Oreal found that – perhaps, unsurprisingly – women are more likely to seek treatment for hair loss than men. Out of the 2,000 subjects asked, two out of five women said they would want to treat their hair loss, compared to just one in Read More

Arthritis Drug Xeljanz Used to Treat Alopecia Universalis

added 10th September 2014

American scientists are reporting a breakthrough in the treatment of hair loss from Alopecia Universalis. During a study at America’s elite Yale University, the Arthritis drug, tofacitinib citrate was successfully used by a team from Yale’s School of Medicine to treat a bald patient suffering from Alopecia Universalis and plaque psoriasis. The 25 year old male patient was totally Read More