Dry shampoo is one of those things that seems too good to be true because it is.
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.
The woman with the awesome hair is Dr. Angela Christiano—a dermatology researcher at Columbia University's Medical Center. Together with her colleagues, she has discovered a way to cure baldness on mice, as described in a new research paper published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
There's an old adage that says if your mom's father has lost all of his hair, then you're probably staring down a future of hats and shaved heads too. And as ASAP Science explains: thanks to genetics that's technically true for males, but there's more to the story.