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    1. Experimental Gene Therapy Grows Hair

      Sept. 26, 2005 -- If you're hair-impaired, a new finding about mice offers hope for rejuvenating barren hair follicles. The finding comes from the Johns Hopkins University lab of Catherine C. Thompson, PhD. Thompson and colleagues wondered exactly why mice lacking the Hairless gene are, well, hairle

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    2. Blame Male Pattern Baldness on Mom?

      May 27, 2005 -- Mothers may unwittingly put their sons on the path to baldness. Chalk it up to genetics, says European researchers. They include Markus Nöthen, a genomics professor at Germany's University of Bonn. Nöthen and colleagues say they've found a gene variation that may explain some cases o

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    3. Hair Stem Cells Not Just for Baldness

      March 28, 2005 -- Stem cells from hair follicles can give rise to new nerve cells, researchers report. The finding could lead to a new, accessible source of stem cells for therapeutic uses, they report. Stem cells have drawn a lot of attention, as they can develop various kinds of cells in the right

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    4. Hair Cloning Nears Reality as Baldness Cure

      Nov. 4, 2004 -- Balding men and women take note. Hair cloning -- the next hair restoration remedy -- is on the way. OK, it's not exactly cloning, although that's what it's come to be called. Researchers working to perfect the new technique prefer the term "hair multiplication." And no, it's not read

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    5. Special Skin Cells May Grow New Hair, Skin

      Sept. 2, 2004 -- Special cells nestled within the hair follicles in the skin may have the same properties as stem cells and may offer a new way to treat hair loss and burns, according to a new study. Researchers found cells within the skin of mice that may have the ability to eventually reverse bald

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    6. Hair Replacement: The Next Generation

      Today's options for hair growth have gone through a major evolution since 1952 when hair transplantation surgery was first pioneered. Treatments have shifted from unnatural-looking transplants to sophisticated new drugs and improvements in hair transplant surgery, and cloning individual hair cells.

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    7. Are Bad Hair Days Genetic?

      May 24, 2004 -- Another bad hair day? Don't blame your hairdresser. Maybe it's your genes. Some people have hair that just doesn't line up right. Instead of proceeding from a single whorl at the top of the head, they may have multiple whorls. This gives them unruly, frizzled hair. Why? Fruit flies s

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    8. Stem Cells Can Re-Grow Hair

      March 15, 2004 -- Hair follicles that are lost may not be gone forever. For the first time, scientists have identified cells in mice that are capable of regenerating new hair follicles when transplanted into the skin. The finding is likely to spur research into new hair loss treatments for humans. A

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    9. Coping With The Pain of Hair Loss

      Hair. It's been called our crowning glory, a symbol of our youth, and in some cultures it even represents fertility. For women all around the world, it's also an expression of beauty, confidence, and personal style. Unfortunately, for a growing number of women -- up to 30 million in the United State

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    10. The Sweet Hair After

      Hair today, gone tomorrow. Hair again soon? Maybe, thanks to breakthroughs in hair- loss treatments. There's been a revolution in biology. Armed with powerful new tools, scientists are learning how to read the complex chemical languages of the body, including how to coin new treatments for hair loss

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