The answer behind hair loss might just be in your hands

Humans have hair in some places but not in others. The tops of our heads are generally replete with hair, while the soles of our feet are not. This is certainly not news, but exactly why we have hair on our legs and arms but not on the palms of our hands is still a puzzle

The answer behind hair loss might just be in your hands  A recent study investigates why some parts of the human body remain hairless while others become hairy. The findings may offer clues to male- and female-pattern baldness. Hair loss affects a considerable proportion of society, particularly men, and it can cause significant distress for some people. Male- and female-pattern baldness, which are common hereditary […]

Synthetic sandalwood can help aid hair growth, reveal researchers

Another possible cure for hair loss on the horizon - and this one happens to smell really good. Synthetic sandalwood might have a stimulating effect on our hair follicles, which could lead to a boost in hair growth, researchers found

Synthetic sandalwood can help aid hair growth, reveal researchersA team of researchers led by Ralf Paus of the University of Manchester has found that applying sandalwood to the scalp can prolong human hair growth. In their paper published in the journal Nature Communications, the group describes experiments they conducted with the synthetic material and human skin samples, and what they found. The research […]

Here are effective treatments which can help you deal with hair loss

Dr Mohan Thomas, a senior cosmetic surgeon, Cosmetic Surgery Institute shares about the techniques and development of techniques for hair restoration

Here are effective treatments which can help you deal with hair lossNowadays, one of the biggest concerns for most people and predominantly in men is hair loss. Hair is an important determinant of physical attractiveness and means of expressing one’s feeling and individuality. Although female pattern hair loss is also common, however, not many women consider taking treatment as they think that oiling will improve hair. […]

Can onion juice help restore hair growth?

Onions contain antioxidants, such as flavonoids. Antioxidants are believed to protect the body from free radicals. Free radicals are thought to contribute to the aging process. For example, free radicals may destroy the hair follicles and lead to thinning and loss of the hair

Can onion juice help restore hair growth?Hair loss is very common and may involve bald patches, complete baldness or gradual thinning. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, about 80 million men and women in the United States have some degree of hair loss. Fast facts on onion juice for hair loss: Onions contain certain minerals, which may be good for […]

Scientists come close to finding a cure for baldness

Stem cell therapy has been suggested as a possible future treatment for hair loss for years. The research published in Cell Reports found a single skin ‘bud’ developed in culture can give rise to both the epidermis and dermis

Scientists come close to finding a cure for baldnessA cure for baldness has moved a step closer to reality after researchers created ‘hairy skin’ in the lab for the first time. Using stem cells from mice, scientists grew both the upper and lower layers of skin, which developed hair follicles as they would in a mouse’s body. The lab-grown skin tissue more closely […]

Mumbai doctors’ hair growth formula bags US patent 

Dr Shome and Dr Rinky Kapoor invented QR 678 in 2008, which will now be a commercial pharmaceutical product

Mumbai doctors’ hair growth formula bags US patent Two city doctors have received a US patent for their revolutionary formula for hair growth – QR 678. This formula, which was invented in 2008 by Dr Shome and Dr Rinky Kapoor, will now be a commercial pharmaceutical product. “It is rare for individual doctors to get a US patent and we are extremely happy. […]