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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Treating Hair Loss Naturally

    It's been called the "ultimate bad hair day" -- the moment a woman realizes that her sink contains a lot more than just the few strands she's used to seeing following a shampoo or even a vigorous brushing. The problem is hair loss, and whether the result of the aging process or a true medical or gen

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  9. 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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  10. Hair Transplants Not Just for Men

    Laurie began to feel self-conscious about her fine "see-through" hair during high school. By 30, she was having hair extensions sewn into her natural hair. That worked for awhile, but the pressure on existing strands eventually led to bald spots. "I knew what was in store for me," says Laurie (not h

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