Prostate pill may help halt female hair loss and cause 'significant' growth, study shows 

In a recent study of 17 women, more than half experienced 'significant' hair regrowth within weeks of taking the drug, bicalutamide.
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In this study, we investigated the expression of EDA2R in balding HFs and matched with non-balding HFs. The EDA2R level was upregulated in the balding dermal papilla (DP) cells compared with non-balding DP cells derived from patients with AGA. However, EDA2R was strongly expressed in both balding and non-balding outer root sheath (ORS) cells. We screened EDA-A2-regulated genes in balding DP cells and identified dickkopf 1 (DKK-1) as catagen inducer during the hair cycle. The mRNA and protein expression levels of DKK-1 were both upregulated by EDA-A2. In addition, DKK-1 expression was induced by EDA-A2 both in cultured huma...
Source: Biochemical and Biophysical Research communications - Category: Biochemistry Authors: Tags: Biochem Biophys Res Commun Source Type: research
HAIR LOSS is noticeable, even if it's only you who is spotting it. If you're short of some extra cash for an impending hair transplant, what can you do? It's time to nourish the strands you have.
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In this study, we examined the effects of oxytocin on the Aβ-induced impairment of synaptic plasticity in mice. To investigate the effect of oxytocin on synaptic plasticity, we prepared acute hippocampal slices for extracellular recording and assessed long-term potentiation (LTP) with perfusion of the Aβ active fragment (Aβ25-35) in the absence and presence of oxytocin. We found that oxytocin reversed the impairment of LTP induced by Aβ25-35 perfusion in the mouse hippocampus. These effects were blocked by pretreatment with the selective oxytocin receptor antagonist L-368,899. Furthermore, the tr...
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PMID: 32740912 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The British Journal of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Br J Dermatol Source Type: research
Authors: Searle T, Ali FR, Al-Niaimi F Abstract Azelaic acid has numerous pharmacological uses in dermatology. Its anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties are thought to correlate with its efficacy in papulopustular rosacea and acne vulgaris, amongst other cutaneous conditions. We conducted a review of the literature on the use of azelaic acid in dermatology using key terms "acne," "azelaic acid," "dermatology," "melasma," "rosacea," searching databases such as MEDLINE, EMBASE and PubMed. Only articles in English were chosen. The level of evidence was evaluate...
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research
Conclusions Individuals with homozygosity of rs231775 CTLA4 variant represented AA disease risk and increased severity than their counterparts. Abbreviations AA: Alopecia areata; CTLA4: Cytotoxic T-lymphocyte Associated Protein 4; SNP: Single nucleotide polymorphism; LADA: Latent autoimmune diabetes in adults; SLE: Systemic lupus erythematosus; SCU: Suez Canal University; SALT: Severity of Alopecia Tool; DNA: Deoxyribonucleic acid; RT-PCR: Real-time polymerase chain reaction, HWE: Hardy-Weinberg equation; RA: rheumatoid arthritis. PMID: 32731768 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Immunological Investigations - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Immunol Invest Source Type: research
HAIR loss isn't usually the sign of a serious problem, but for some people, losing their hair can affect them emotionally. While there's no sure cure, according to experts, massaging this oil into your scalp could help increase hair growth.
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HAIR loss treatments do not have to cost the earth and involve invasive procedures. In fact, an essential oil blend led to full hair growth in one study.
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Academics analyse whether hair and hearing loss may also be linked to coronavirusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFrom hearing loss and rashes, to being tall and bald, as the Covid-19 pandemic develops, a host of new symptoms and risk factors are being linked to the virus. We take a look at the evidence.Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Science World news Hair loss Beauty Life and style Fashion Deafness and hearing impairment Disability Health Society UK news Source Type: news
Conclusion: Subjects with CCCA that applied topical clobetasol propionate 0.05% emollient foam to their scalp daily demonstrated continuous clinical improvement throughout the 14-week study. ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01111981 J Drugs Dermatol. 2020;19(7): doi:10.36849/JDD.2020.5201. PMID: 32726554 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of Drugs in Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Tags: J Drugs Dermatol Source Type: research
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