Shaved heads have come in and out of fashion over the past few decades, but some people don’t have the option of allowing their locks to grow. Thankfully, for those who do suffer from hair loss, or alopecia, help may be at hand. Somewhat counter-intuitively an effective treatment for baldness may come from plucking a…
Traditionally, baldness cures involve moving hair around, either from one part of the scalp to another, or from the toupee store to your dome. This week, scientists announced a potentially revolutionary discovery in hair science: they've successfully turned mature skin cells into stem cells that develop into hair…
Hair plugs, comb overs and toupées beware; a team of researchers from Columbia has developed a way to induce new human hair growth for the first time ever. It’s not just the fact that they can just grow hair that’s so exciting, though. It’s that they can grow your hair.
Lots of men worry about losing their hair. But instead of fretting about their beauty, it might make sense for them to count their blessings—because, by rights, bald men should probably be extinct by now. So why aren't they?
If you lack a lovely beard and are well past puberty, could you use a hair growth treatment to create one?
There has been no shortage of baldness cures over the ages, but they all share one thing in common: none of them really work. Now, a team of scientists has used stem cell therapy to give a hairless mouse a mohawk. There is hope yet.
Going bald is the one big vanity concern among most men. But relax, it doesn't need to be that way; scientists have just worked out exactly why men go bald, and already have a way to stop it happening.
Biology is all about communication. Molecular signals travel within and between cells, passing on information that keeps your body from from developing diseases, chemical imbalances, fatal maladies . . . and baldness.
Balding sucks. But will you trust the machines to repair your scalp? The FDA does, which is why they approved this piece of robotery to perform hair transplants. It's name is ARTAS, and it lives in your dermatologist's office.
Those of us who are follicularly challenged take great fascination in baldness gadgets, such as the HairMax Laser Comb which didn't impress us much. But why not just learn how to do an elaborate comb-over like this Japanese guy? He must be the world comb-over expert. Take a look at what he does with a brush, a blow…