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Alopecia Areata – What You Need To Know

03rd December 2018

Alopecia Areata is a condition that sees sufferers lose hair from their scalp but can also rob us of hair from the eyebrows and elsewhere. More is known that even before, we take a closer look.   Alopecia Areata Alopecia areata, and it’s progressive variants, are conditions which see the immune system, for reasons we […]

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Hair Health Changes We Should All Make

29th November 2018

Hair is a great barometer for our general health, it follows then that there are simple changes we can all make to our routine which can improve the quality and appearance of our hair.    Hair Health It is not something that many of us give much thought to, until it presents as a problem. […]

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Harry Hairless

25th November 2018

Prince Harry took his new wife on their first official tour, to New Zealand. They were widely well received but one section of the media got caught up in speculation on the Prince’s hairline.   Harry and Meghan It’s an everyday story of Prince meets actress and marries her. Except that the Prince in question […]

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Just How Far Off Is A Hair Loss Cure? The Conclusion

23rd November 2018

Our whistle-stop tour of our favourite candidates for the miracle hair loss solution we have been waiting for since the days of… well, forever, is complete. We take a look back.   The Heart of the Matter There is, when you boil it down, just the one type of hair loss that is the target […]

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Just How Far Off Is A Hair Loss Cure? Part 9

19th November 2018

In this, the penultimate in our series of articles taking a look at the worldwide efforts to produce a hair loss cure, we take a closer look at the work of RepliCell and their huge partner in Asia, Shiseido.    RepliCel Back in 2003 a couple of European researchers, Kevin McElwee PhD and Rolf Hoffman MD, […]

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Just How Far Off Is A Hair Loss Cure? Part 8

17th November 2018

As we near the end of our tour around the smart biotech companies working on a hair loss cure, we take a look at Kyocera’s impressive work on stem cells.   Kyocera Kyocera might, at first glance, seem an unlikely candidate to deliver a hair loss cure. The company was founded in Japan in 1959 […]

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Just How Far Off Is A Hair Loss Cure Part 7

15th November 2018

Our tour of the smart young companies, some not so young, researching the next generation of hair loss treatments continues with a look at the work of Cassiopea.   Cassiopea Not to be confused with the constellation that appears in the northern sky and is named after a Greek queen who boasted of her unrivaled […]

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Just How Far Off Is A Hair Loss Cure Part 6

11th November 2018

As we near the end of our tour of those companies working towards a hair loss cure we turn our attention to Aclaris. There is something about them we really like…   Aclaris Therapeutics Not unlike the other companies we have visited during this tour, Aclaris describe themselves in twenty-first-century terms. In fact, it would […]

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Just How Far Off Is A Hair Loss Cure? Part 5

09th November 2018

We continue our look at the leading runners and riders in the race for a hair loss cure, Histogen has been drawing investment and interest for a while now…   Histogen Since they were founded, in 2007, this San Diego based startup has raised nearly $50M over five rounds of funding, enough to suggest that […]

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Just How Far Off Is A Hair Loss Cure? Part 4

05th November 2018

The next in our series of articles looking at the latest news from across the world of hair loss research, is a study of progress at one of the most valuable healthcare startups in the world.     Samumed Some of the companies we are looking at in this series are young, very young. Others have […]

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Just How Far Off Is A Hair Loss Cure? Part 3

01st November 2018

We continue our look at the leading candidates for producing the much-heralded cure for hair loss, this time looking at the work of Follicum.   Follicum The origins of Follicum started out in conducting research into arteriosclerosis, they noticed an increase in hair growth in the laboratory mice and chose to pursue the importance of […]

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Just How Far Off Is Hair Loss Cure? Pt 2

30th October 2018

We started our tour of young pharmaceutical companies, developing new hair loss treatments, with a look at the work of Rivertown. Today we look at the second firm on our list, Follica, with their own unique slant on hair loss prevention and cure.    Follica We will see, later in our search, businesses that have […]

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Just How Far Off Is A Hair Loss Cure?

28th October 2018

We are covering ever more stories about young pharmaceutical firms, and some not so young ones, with ambitions in the hair loss sector. So we ask the question, just how far off is a hair loss cure?   Up To Date On Hair Loss Over a series of articles, we will bring you right up […]

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Beckham Bashed For Hair Loss, Again

24th October 2018

The appetite of a certain section of the media, for bashing David Beckham and his hair, shows no signs of abating anytime soon.   A Life In The Spotlight From a very young age, David Beckham was marked out for special attention. As a junior schoolboy, his prodigious talents as a footballer had already caught […]

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SMP Into Unshaved Head

19th October 2018

It’s a regular question on the forum so we know there are plenty who will appreciate seeing just what can be achieved. Scalp Micropigmentation Since inventing the procedure, well over a decade ago now, HIS Hair Clinic has consistently provided leadership to the rapidly growing industry. Whether in terms of equipment, pigments or technique, HIS have […]

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Parents Say Son’s Life Ruined By Hair Loss

17th October 2018

Trish Murphy, a psychotherapist, hosts a letters page in the Irish Times. A letter from a couple of anxious parents regarding the devastation wreaked on their son’s life by his hair loss was a tough read… we look closer.   Trish Murphy  Trish is the resident psychotherapist at the Irish Times, a daily broadsheet in […]

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Organic Solution For Female Hair Loss

14th October 2018

We are not normally given to promoting products on these pages, but this one came with a ringing endorsement and offers a wholly organic approach to restoring thickness for women experiencing hair thinning.   Female Hair Loss – A Hidden Problem There are an estimated 6 million women in the UK alone suffering from hair […]

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Women Hair Loss Sufferers Share Their Solutions

12th October 2018

Two very different women experienced a dramatic version of the same illness, but chose very different solutions. We look closer.   Female Hair Loss In The Media There has been a noticeable uptick in the number of articles we see covering the issue of hair loss for women. Celebrities have inspired many by publicly sharing […]

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New Treatment Sees Hair Grow back after 11 Years

10th October 2018

In one of the more surprising hair loss news stories we have read in a long while, a young girl who, having suffered from alopecia areata since the age of 2, suddenly began to grow hair after treatment for eczema.    Case Study Published in the journal JAMA Dermatology, we read details of a remarkable study […]

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Woman Shares Scalp Cooling Experience

08th October 2018

We have written several times about the impact these scalp cooling devices have made since hitting the market. Now we share one woman’s delightful account of her experience.    Scalp Cooling The idea was a relatively simple one. That by reducing blood flow to the scalp during chemotherapy, it might be possible to reduce exposure […]

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Have These Omani Women Discovered Hair Loss Cure?

06th October 2018

An article carried in the Times of Oman newspaper, claims that three local girls have come up with a cream that can regrow hair. We look closer.    Hair Loss Cure Claims It is the sort of news article that is always going to catch our eye. Invariably, closer inspection reveals a slightly less optimistic […]

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Is This The Coolest Hair Loss Device?

05th October 2018

A Japanese device has been launched which might just take the prize for the best looking hair loss cure on the market. But does it work? We look closer.   LED Light emitting diodes, to give them their proper name, have been amazing us ever since they first appeared.. on the faces of the first […]

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Hair Loss Sufferer Says Wig Changed His Life

02nd October 2018

George Windsor, a 23 year old from Cannock in the UK, has featured in a BBC article sharing his story of how a wig changed his life.   Early Hair Loss It’s hard not to feel for George Windsor, a young man who began to lose his hair following the death of his mother. The […]

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Why Is My Hair Falling Out?

30th September 2018

Women lose hair every day, but when the rate increases to stressful levels you need to ask the question… Why is my hair falling out?   Normal Hair Loss For some of us men the last time we used a hair brush is a dim and distant memory. But take a look at any hairbrush […]

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Hair Loss – 6 Things You Must Stop Doing

28th September 2018

What can I do? It is a reasonable and normal reaction to discovering hair loss. A better question might be what should I stop doing? We offer some thoughts.   Hair Loss First Contact Whether it is hairs on your pillow, or in the plughole, noticing it yourself while grooming, or maybe the worst of […]

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New Chemo Hair Loss Cure In Pipeline

26th September 2018

News from Taipai reaches us that a team of researchers are claiming success in their search for a cure to the problem of hair loss associated with chemotherapy.   Chemotherapy Hair Loss Hair loss is a deeply distressing and unwelcome side-effect of the harsh chemicals used during chemotherapy. The drugs used during chemo have been […]

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Stem Cell Cure For Hair Loss – The Latest

24th September 2018

Stem cell research has been touted as a potential cure for hair loss for some time now, what is the latest? We take a closer look.   Stem Cells In case you have been avoiding any and all scientific reading for years we will briefly explain what a stem cell is. They are the embryonic […]

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Study Points To Hair Loss Cure Hope

22nd September 2018

Researchers in Manchester, England have enjoyed great success with their novel treatment for hair loss. We look closer.   Ancient Receptors The study conducted by a team from the University of Manchester, led by Professor Ralf Paus, have discovered a remarkable, previously unknown, property of hair follicles. They possess an ability to receive messages using […]

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Pfizer Hair Loss Cure Goes To Phase 3 Trials

20th September 2018

Following exciting results from their Phase 2A study, Pfizer will now be sponsoring Phase 3 trials for a “game-changing” hair loss cure. We look closer.   Pfizer The presence of Pfizer in this story adds real credence to these results, with the promise that their deep pockets, allied with the absence of anything currently available […]

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Yucca For Hair Loss?

18th September 2018

  The Yucca plant has been used by Americans, South and Native, for millennia, for it’s medicinal benefits including hair loss. But can it really help? We look closer.   Yucca The Yucca plant is easily identified by its long sword shaped leaves, when in flower those leaves are crowned with a tall crop of […]

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