Rooney’s Bad Hair Day

30th June 2016

Photographs of Wayne Rooney with his hair looking incredibly thin have bought the quality of his hair transplant into question.. we take a closer look.   Hold The Front Page! The tabloid press have gone into overdrive with shots of Rooney leaving the team hotel after crashing out of the European Championships to minnows Iceland […]

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Long Term Research Data Suggests Scalp Cooling IS Safe to Reduce Hair Loss for Chemotherapy Patients

27th June 2016

Scalp cooling initially brought hope to cancer patients who were worried about losing their hair during chemotherapy. Innovative cooling caps were trialled recently which showed to be effective in preventing hair loss during chemotherapy treatment. However, this hope was quashed when scalp cooling came under fire, being labelled as ‘unsafe’ by experts. Now, long-term research […]

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Could a cuppa stop balding in its tracks?

25th June 2016

Imagine a world in which balding was so easily banished, simply by drinking a perfectly engineered latte every day. A cappuccino containing precisely the right amount of caffeine – not too much, and not too little – that tastes great and has no adverse effects on the rest of the body. Wouldn’t that be great? […]

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Brave The Shave And Support McMillan Nurses

24th June 2016

Once again we lend our support to the incredible work done by McMillan and their nurses. The annual “Brave The Shave” event has become a fixture in the calendar growing each year to raise vital funds. So how can you get involved?   Very few of us will have been so fortunate to have lived […]

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Has The US Marine Corps Accidentally Banned Scalp MicroPigmentation?

06th June 2016

New rules have been handed down by the top brass at the US Marine Corps, to set rules and standards around the wave of body art apparently worn these days on parade grounds. But have they thrown the baby out with the bathwater and accidentally banned Scalp MicroPigmentation? We investigate. Pride In Service Tattooing in […]

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Caffeine Intake Correlates To Hair Loss And Regrowth

04th June 2016

The relatively recent arrival of the German Alpecin shampoo into the UK market has drawn our attention to the possibly beneficial effects of caffeine on the health of our hair follicles. British Research  now indicates that it is far from as simple as that though… in fact, caffeine is also capable of negatively affecting the […]

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Di Matteo To Set New Hair Loss Trend At Aston Villa?

02nd June 2016

News of today’s appointment of Roberto Di Matteo as the new manager of Aston Villa will be warmly welcomed by fans of the club. Here at HIS HQ we suspect there might be a little more on offer in his new home town of Birmingham than he is expecting…   Happy Roberto, Happy Hair As […]

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Eye Catching Tattoo Will Stop You In Your Tracks

31st May 2016

Every once in a while our strenuous efforts to trawl the news-feeds for relevant articles turns up something truly surprising, and artist Luna Cobra definitely falls into that category. But is his “pioneering” eyeball tattoo really going to catch on? Luna Cobra is an American artist, nearly a decade ago a friend inspired him to […]

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When hair loss is a sign of something more serious

30th May 2016

What if you could tell someone’s risk of developing cancer just by looking at them? A visual flag like that could facilitate speedier and more effective treatment. Well some scientists believe that this may be possible for linking hair loss and prostate cancer. Testosterone The hormone that has been held largely responsible for male pattern […]

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The hair loss postcode lottery – which areas of the UK are most at risk of thinning?

30th May 2016

A study conducted by The Maitland Clinic has found that when it comes to living without hair, Londoners are the most concerned about hair loss and the Irish are happy to take or leave it. Nearly a third of men and a fifth of women in London couldn’t bear to live without their hair. Is […]

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Is Prince William Really Considering A Hair Transplant?

29th May 2016

Today’s Star on Sunday brings us the story that after seeing Wayne Rooney’s famously transplanted fringe he now considering the treatment for himself – But is he really? Watching Wayne Saturday saw the traditional culmination to a football league season in the UK, the FA Cup final at Wembley stadium. The tournament was first played […]

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Alopecia Areata – Are We Nearing A Cure?

24th May 2016

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (RPS) has existed for nearly 200 years, it provides leadership and support for pharmacists in England, Scotland and Wales. In an article published earlier this month it offers insight into the progress and challenges facing the research teams hoping to provide a much needed cure for Alopecia Areata, […]

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Bald Really Is Beautiful

22nd May 2016

Well, maybe not beautiful, but a study which indicates a clear preference by women for men with shaved heads comes as welcome, if not altogether surprising, news. We take a closer look. Denial, Anger, Acceptance It is not overstating the case to describe the discovery of hair loss as enough of a trauma to send […]

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Has this company created the pharmaceutical fountain of youth?

21st May 2016

No man likes the idea of going bald, whether they may suit it or not, and now the day may have come where we never have to even consider the possibility of it. Two drugs have dominated the hair loss market over the past decade, but one team of scientists believes this is about to […]

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Space: the Follicle Frontier?

18th May 2016

The stereotypical image of the bald-headed alien visitor to earth may not be as far-fetched as once thought, with new research suggesting that it simply isn’t possible to grow hair in outer space. What the scientists say Japanese researchers have found that the genes responsible for hair growth behave differently in space and that growth […]

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Hair Today…India’s Hair Transplant Surgeons Unite Against “Fly by Night” Operators

17th May 2016

Hair surgeons in India have come together to try to stop fly by night operators. The number of failed hair transplants has grown significantly in recent years due to unqualified, fly by night operators. Fed up with the damage it’s doing to their business, hair transplant surgeons have now written to the medical council to […]

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A New Twist On An Old Solution For Hair Loss – Cyberhair

14th May 2016

People use an extraordinary range of commercial products, treatments and tricks to hide or address their hair loss. Cyberhair, a modern take on an old method, is the latest addition to the arsenal of solutions. We investigate.   Hiding Hair Loss There are of course a well understood range of options open to the hair […]

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Japanese lab grows fully functioning skin in an effort to combat hair loss

13th May 2016

Skin has been grown in labs before, but this skin is different, and scientists are excited at the possibilities it presents for medical and surgical treatments in the future. The scientists Researchers, led by Dr Takashi Tsuji of the Riken Centre for Developmental Biology in Kobe, have finally succeeded in growing all three layers of […]

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Hats Off To Harry Styles

12th May 2016

Not too much nice gets written about Harry Styles, he gets the traditional tabloid treatment of any young man in the spotlight. So it is heartwarming to read that he has made a significant contribution to one of our favourite charities, the Little Princess Trust. His trademark hair.   Harry And His Hair History It […]

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Is Trump’s Hairline the Result of a Dangerous Hair Restoration Op?

09th May 2016

Donald Trump has gained a lot of press over the last few months, largely for all of the wrong reasons. One thing that’s hard to loom past when you see the presidential candidate is his strange, unique hairline. People have compared it to many things including a crested wave and a troll. However, despite its […]

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New Cancer Treatment Promises End To Chemo Hair Loss

08th May 2016

A breakthrough drug delivery system, set for human trials, has achieved remarkable results in mice. Not only does it kickstart the immune system into attacking the tumour it adds the cancerous cells to its list of unwanted enemies that will be attacked again immediately on detection – It also reduces the distressing set of side […]

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Bee Sting Therapy For Hair Loss?

06th May 2016

The venom in the sting of a bee has been used since ancient times in China to treat a range of maladies. News of a clinic in Palestine administering 250 patients a day using the treatment caught our attention, as did the appearance of hair loss in the list of treatable conditions.   Sting Like […]

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Hair Loss Threat To All Women

02nd May 2016

A stark warning to women is reported on – Heavy menstrual cycles have a direct effect on your hair health and can be a cause of substantial hair loss… At least there is something you can do about it.   Healthy Hair Hair is made from a protein called Kerotin. When it is produced […]

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Hope For Chemo Hair Loss Sufferers

26th April 2016

The Tartan, newspaper of the student body at Carnegie Mells, has reported on some of the various strands of research aimed at finding new ways to treat chemo that would remove the threat of hair loss altogether. We take a closer look.   Chemotherapy and Hair Loss The way chemotherapy works is by targetting cells […]

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Study Highlights The Benefits Of Bald

24th April 2016

From the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania comes the results of research aimed at discovering how women really fell about bald men… specifically men with shaved heads – Fair to say that caught our attention.   About The Study Wharton School of Business at University of Pennsylvania conducted a series of […]

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How Scared Are You Of Losing Your Hair?

20th April 2016

In a survey aimed at getting to grips with how men feel about losing their hair it came out as the number 1 fear. We know better than most just how upsetting it can be to suddenly be confronted at the prospect of a life without hair, but just how scary is it? We take […]

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Is Osman Kibar The Man Who Will Cure Hair Loss?

18th April 2016

While the early results for his new drug suggest it may offer an improvement on Rogaine, the current market leader, it is the backstory of Osman Kibar, the company founder, that caught our eye.   Osman Kibar We came across Osman Kibar in an article carried by Forbes Magazine. Having never heard of him before […]

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Hair Loss Treatment Takes a Leaf From The Jungle Book

16th April 2016

It is easy to forget, in these days of CGI scans and nanotechnology in medicine, that until recently all our drugs came from naturally occurring products. What is the future for the ancient herbalist remedies?   How Medicines Are Made Producing new medicines relies on the massive budgets of pharmaceutical giants to produce and test […]

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Losing Your Hair? Swerve the Gym Advises Surgeon

14th April 2016

In news that will come as a shock to the many men who turn to the gym as a direct response to the first sign of hair loss, a Harley Street surgeon has delivered a direct warning on protein shakes and pumping iron. We take a closer look…   Muscles Are Not The Same As […]

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Hair Loss More Common For Women Of Colour

06th April 2016

Newswire reports a study that showed African/American women were more likely to experience hair loss and least likely to do something about it. We take a closer look.   Major Discovery In Research   The American Academy of Dermatology in Schaumburg, Illinois, conducted a meaningful study involving 6000 participants and made some surprising findings. Despite […]

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