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December 26th, 2011
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Scaring Alopecia

December 21st, 2011
Actas Dermosifiliogr. 2011 Oct 7. Scarring Alopecia. Abal-Díaz L, et al Abstract Scarring alopecia refers to a group of disorders of various etiologies that cause permanent hair loss. In this article, we focus on primary cicatricial alopec… more »

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December 20th, 2011
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December 19th, 2011
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Treatment of tricotillomania-induced hair loss

December 7th, 2011
J Med Case Reports. 2011 Nov 30;5(1):557. [Epub ahead of print] Bupropion for the treatment of fluoxetine non-responsive trichotillomania: a case report. Rajshekhar B, Y SS. ABSTRACT: INTRODUCTION: Trichotillomania, classified as an impu… more »

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January 31st, 2011
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Immune cells in hair loss due to alopecia areata

December 24th, 2010
Dr Proctor's comment: The Immune cells involved in hair loss due to alopecia areata may be just the opposite of what everyone thought. Exp Dermatol. 2010 Aug;19(8):e347-9. An unexpected twist in alopecia areata pathogenesis: are NK cells protectiv… more »

Hair Loss and Hair Loss Treatment

October 11th, 2010
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Diagnosis and treatment of hair loss disorders

August 11th, 2010
Rev Med Liege. 2010;65(5-6):413-9. Diagnostic defects and therapeutic set-backs in hair disorders Piérard-Franchimont C, Quatresooz P, Piérard GE. CHU du Sart Tilman et Sauvenière, Service de Dermatopathologie, Belgique. Modisfied and edited… more »

Diagnosis and treatment of hair loss disorders

August 11th, 2010
Rev Med Liege. 2010;65(5-6):413-9. Diagnostic defects and therapeutic set-backs in hair disorders Piérard-Franchimont C, Quatresooz P, Piérard GE. CHU du Sart Tilman et Sauvenière, Service de Dermatopathologie, Belgique. Modisfied and edited… more »

Hair Loss Treatment

August 1st, 2010
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Mouse Model For Male Pattern Hair Loss

July 26th, 2010
Endocrinology. 2010 May;151(5):2373. A mouse model of androgenetic alopecia. Crabtree JS, Wyeth Abstract Androgenetic alopecia (AGA), commonly known as male pattern baldness, is a form of hair loss that occurs in both males and females. Althoug… more »

Pattern Hair loss and cardivascular risk factors

July 18th, 2010
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2010 Jul 7. Androgenetic alopecia ( pattern hair loss ) and cardiovascular risk factors in men and women: A comparative study. Arias-Santiago S, et al Abstract Numerous studies in recent decades have associated male androgene… more »

Hair loss in alopecia areata

July 7th, 2010
Br J Dermatol. 2010 Mar 19 Type 1 interferon signature in the scalp lesions of alopecia areata. Ghoreishi M, et al Summary Background: Auto-immune attack of the bulbar region of anagen phase hair follicles by CD8(+) T cells and Th-1 cytokines has… more »

Hair loss treatment at the Proctor Clinic

July 7th, 2010
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Laminin and hair regrowth

June 27th, 2010
J Dermatol Sci. 2010;58:43–54. Copyright notice and Disclaimer Laminin-511, inducer of hair regrowth, is down-regulated and its suppressor in hair growth, laminin-332 up-regulated in chemotherapy-induced alopecia Hisayoshi Imanishi Chemotherapy… more »

Pattern hair loss treatment in males

June 16th, 2010
J Cosmet Dermatol.2009;8:83 Pattern hair loss and its treatment in males: El-Domyati M, et al Male pattern hair loss is a common disorder of hair, resulting from genetic, endocrine, and aging factors leading to follicular miniaturization. Inflamm… more »

Topical and systemic finasteride for hair loss treatment

June 13th, 2010
The therapeutic effect of the enzyme inhibitors on the treatment of androgenetic alopecia ( male pattern hair loss ) such as finasteride, is proven. in this study, serial measurements of hair count and terminal hair increase showed that increasing in to… more »

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June 10th, 2010
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Hair regrowth gene

May 20th, 2010
April 19, 2010 Lab News Daily (edited) Hair-Regrowth Gene Identified Leif Carlsson "Activation of the gene Lhx2 leads to increased hair regrowth. This is shown by Leif Carlsson's research team at Umeå Univ. in an article in the latest Web edit… more »

Treatment of hair loss in eyelashes

May 19th, 2010
Bimatoprost in the treatment of eyelash hair loss. Law SK. hair loss treatment blog Eyelashes hypotrichosis is indicated by an inadequate regrowth of eyelash hair. Hypertrichosis of eyelashes,snip...Recently, the US Food and Drug Administration… more »

Follicular Unit transplantation for hair loss treatment

April 9th, 2010
Med Hypotheses. 2009 Dec;73:1035. The most efficient follicular regenerating unit and the smallest follicular regenerating unit: potential treatments for hair loss. Wang S, et al Abstract Hair loss affects many people, especially adult males.… more »

Hair regrowth inducers

March 21st, 2010
FASEB J. 2009 Dec 21. Identification of novel hair-regrowth inducers by means of connectivity mapping. Ishimatsu-Tsuji Y,et al The aim of this study was to identify novel inducers of hair regrowth using gene expression profiling at various stag… more »

Hair loss and the ancient signaling pathways

March 16th, 2010
Clin Genet.2009;76:332 Hereditary hair loss and the ancient signaling pathways that regulate ectodermal appendage formation. Van Raamsdonk CD. Epidermal appendages such as hair, teeth, and nails, begin with ectodermal thickening. This placode ari… more »

Hair loss due to fluoride

March 11th, 2010
Biol Trace Elem Res. 2010 Jan 5 Fluorine-Induced Apoptosis and Lipid Peroxidation in Human Hair Follicles In Vitro. Wang ZH, et al edited for hair loss treatment blogs Fluoride is an essential for human body; however, exposure to high amounts… more »

Photoprotection of hair and scalp

February 24th, 2010
Clin Interv Aging. 2006 June; 1(2): 121¨C129. Pharmacologic interventions in aging hair Ralph Trieb Edited exerpt Photoprotection of hair and scalp .... Topically applied UV protectors may offer the best way to protect skin against sunburn… more »

Treatment of hair loss in eyelashes

February 11th, 2010
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2009 Latanoprost in the treatment of eyelash hair loss in alopecia areata universalis. Modified and edited for hair loss treatment blog Coronel-Pérez IM, et al Abstract Objectives The aim of this study was to te… more »

Surgical Hair Loss Treatment

January 3rd, 2010
Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009;17:287 edited for conciseness. An update on hair restoration therapy. Lee TS, Minton TJ. This study is aimed towards clinicians involved in hair restoration. We review recent literature on this topic.… more »

Hair Loss and autoimmunity

December 26th, 2009
edited for hair loss blog Arch Dermatol Res. 2006;298:131 Induction of cellular immunity against hair follicle melanocyte causes hair loss. Nagai H, et al Hair loss due to Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease. Although it has been hypothes… more »

Rejection of foreign hair grafts

December 25th, 2009
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1988;85:7739 Evidence that the effector mechanism of skin allograft rejection is antigen-specific. Rosenberg AS, Singer A. edited for hair loss blog In vivo rejection responses are initiated by specific T-cell recogni… more »

Dr Proctor Treats Hair Loss

December 12th, 2009
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Hair loss due to alopecia areata

December 9th, 2009
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2009;6:592.e1-9. Comparison of topical bexarotene 1% gel for alopecia areata. Talpur R, et al Alopecia areata, hair loss caused by T-cell infiltrates, is refractory to therapy. Bexarotene, a retinoid X receptor is a selecti… more »

A model of alopecia areata in rodents

December 3rd, 2009
Exp Dermatol. 2008;17:793 The C3H/HeJ mouse and DEBR rat models for alopecia areata... Jing Sun, M.D., et eal The C3H/HeJ inbred mouse strain and the Dundee Experimental Bald Rat (DEBR) strain spontaneously develop hair loss due to adult onset… more »

Pattern hair loss

December 1st, 2009
Changing trends in hair restoration surgery Mysore Venkataram edited exerpt: "...The term androgenetic alopecia (pattern baldness) has evolved from its dependence on the twin factors of androgens and genetic background. Pattern hair loss is proba… more »

Hair loss in a blue Doberman pinscher

November 27th, 2009
Can Vet J. 2009;50:511 Hair loss in a blue Doberman pinscher crossbreed Roberta Perego, et al ..A blue Doberman pinscher crossbreed was presented...because of progressive coat abnormalities, in particular, flank alopecia (hair loss ) and pruritus… more »

Ferrous Ferric Chloride Stimulates Hair Growth

November 24th, 2009
Ferrous Ferric Chloride Stimulates the Skin Cell Function and Hair Growth in Mice Tomohisa Hirobe It is not known whether FFC stimulates the proliferation and differentiation of mammalian skin cells as well as hair regrowth in vivo. To answer thi… more »

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November 20th, 2009
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November 20th, 2009
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laser for the treatment of alopecia areata hair loss

November 18th, 2009
Pediatr Dermatol.2009;26:547 308-nm excimer laser for the treatment of alopecia areata in children. Al-Mutairi N. Alopecia areata (AA) is a common skin disease which is characterized by nonscarring localized or diffused hair loss. In this study w… more »

Topical minoxidil treatment for hair regrowth

November 15th, 2009
Clin Pharm. 1987;6:386 Topical minoxidil treatment for hair regrowth. Rumsfield JA, et al The pathogenesis of hair loss, the postulated mechanisms of minoxidil action on hair regrowth, and clinical trials, ...snip... Improved hair growth occurr… more »

Carnitine, Thioctic Acid and Saw Palmetto Extract.

November 14th, 2009
Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2009 Inhibition of Inflammatory Gene Expression in Keratinocytes Using a Composition Containing Carnitine, Thioctic Acid and Saw Palmetto Extract. Chittur S, et al Chronic inflammation of the hair follicle (HF)… more »

November 10th, 2009
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2009;61:529 Melanocytes: a possible autoimmune target in alopecia areata. Trautman S, et al Blog notes: Hair loss in alopecia areata often involves depigmentation of hair in the affected area. more »

Hair Regrowth on cyclosporin

November 8th, 2009
J Dermatol. 1991;18:714 Hair regrowth on nude mice due to cyclosporin A. Watanabe S, et al One of the most common dermatological side effects of cyclosporin A is increased hair regrowth. Similar hair regrowth was noted in nude mice..... The aim o… more »

An early organic semiconductor device

November 6th, 2009
This is not really related much to hair loss treatment. However, Dr. Proctor and his coworkers developed the first organic semiconductor electronic device. This "gadget is now on the exclusive "Smithsonian chips" list of historic semiconductor devi… more »

Traction alopecia (hair loss)

November 6th, 2009
Aesthetic Plast Surg.2005;29:325 Extensive traction alopecia (hair loss) attributable to ponytail hairstyle and its treatment with hair transplantation. Ozçelik D. PMID: 16044234 more »

Steroids and female pattern hair loss

November 5th, 2009
Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 1990 Jan;32(1):1-12. Plasma C19 steroid sulphate levels and indices of androgen bioavailability in female pattern androgenic alopecia. Montalto J,et al Female pattern androgenic alopecia (pattern hair loss) is a relatively… more »

Alopecia areata treated with efalizumab

November 4th, 2009
J Drugs Dermatol. 2009;8:758 Alopecia areata treated with efalizumab: a case with significant hair regrowth after long-term therapy. Smith JR, et al Efaluzimab has recently been described as a treatment for hair loss due to alopecia areata. Confl… more »

Early paper on treatment of hair loss in alopecia areata

November 2nd, 2009
LOPEZ B., Contribution on the etiopathogenesis and treatment of alopecia areata. I. Introduction; clinical examination data and determination of basal metabolism. Actas Dermosifiliogr.1951;42:589-604. Dr Proctor comments: an early paper on the treat… more »

Hair loss Treatment at the Proctor Clinic

October 29th, 2009

Hair transplant surgery

October 27th, 2009
Dermatol Surg. 2009 Aug 5 Contemporary Hair Transplantation. Avram M, Rogers N. BACKGROUND The field of hair transplantation surgery has evolved considerably over the last quarter century. Performed correctly, the cosmetic results of contempora… more »

October 26th, 2009
Lymphokine Cytokine Res. IL-1 alpha inhibits human hair regrowth edited for blog use We investigated the effect of IL-1 alpha on hair regrowth and hair fiber production. In the presence of 10 ng/ml IL-1 alpha, the growth of cultured human hair f… more »

Melanocytes as a target in hair loss due to alopecia areata

October 25th, 2009
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2009;61(3):529 Melanocytes: a possible target in alopecia areata. Trautman S, Thompson M, Roberts J, Thompson CT. Why hair turns white in hair loss secondary to alopecia areata more »

Hair and hair loss

October 24th, 2009
Dermatol Clin. 1987;5(3):467 The biology of hair Ebling FJ. (edited for hair loss blog) Hair is a product of small pits in the skin known as hair follicles. The most important feature of hair follicles is that their activity is intermittent;… more »

changes of normal aging skin

October 23rd, 2009
J Am Acad Dermatol.Oct;15(4 Pt 1):571 Structural and functional changes of normal aging skin. Fenske NA, Lober CW. Solar-induced cutaneous changes are more prevalent and profound in older persons and, thus, are often inappropriately attributed… more »

An enzyme in hair follicles

October 21st, 2009
Curr Probl Dermatol.1983;11:171 A sensitive assay for the enzyme activity in hair follicles and epidermis that catalyses the peptidyl-arginine-citrulline post-translational modification. Rogers GE, Rothnagel JA. In 1977, Rogers et al described… more »

Hair loss due to a solvent

October 20th, 2009
J Toxicol Environ Health. 1977 Dec;3(5-6):859-69. Alopecia induced by inhalation exposure to phenyl glycidyl ether. Lee KP, et al Rats and dogs were exposed to heated phenyl glycidyl ether (310 degrees C) vapor at average levels of 1.3, 5.0, an… more »

Loose anagen hair

October 18th, 2009
Hautarzt. 1992 Aug;43(8):505-8. Loose anagen hair Trüeb RM, Burg G. We report on a 5-year-old girl whose hair could be pulled out with no effort and without causing pain. Occipital alopecia in a patchy pattern and with no sign of scalp inflamma… more »

Effects of an antiandrogen on balding scalp grafts

October 15th, 2009
Br J Dermatol. 1997 Nov;137(5):699-702. A non-steroidal antiandrogen, on human hair production by balding scalp grafts maintained on testosterone-conditioned nude mice. De Brouwer B, et al Human hair regrowth can be monitored for several months… more »

Antibodies in alopecia areata

October 13th, 2009
Int J Dermatol. 1995 Aug;34(8):542-5. Antismooth muscle and antiparietal cell antibodies in Indians with alopecia areata. Kumar B, et al. BACKGROUND: hai rloss in Alopecia areata is suspected to be an autoimmune disease. We studied 104 consecu… more »

hereditary hair loss

October 12th, 2009
Arch Dermatol. 1992 Oct;128(10):1349 Loose anagen hair as a cause of hereditary hair loss in children.Baden HP,et al BACKGROUND AND DESIGN–The loose anagen hair syndrome is a recently described disorder with enhanced hair loss in which anagen hair… more »

Hairpatches, a single gene mutation characterized by progressive renal disease and alopecia in the mouse.

October 9th, 2009
Lab Invest. 1991 Nov;65(5):588-600. Hairpatches, a single gene mutation characterized by progressive renal disease and alopecia in the mouse. Shultz LD, et al A new murine mutation, hairpatches (Hpt), is on chromosome 4, 18.1 recombination uni… more »

thymic aging in mice

October 4th, 2009
J Immunol. 1982 Dec;129(6):2673-7. The effect of hypophysectomy on thymic aging in mice. Harrison DE, Archer JR, Astle CM. Surgical removal of the pituitary (hypophysectomy) followed by endocrine supplementation in middle-aged rats has been rep… more »

Treatment of alopecia areata with dinitrochlorobenzene

October 3rd, 2009
Arch Dermatol. 1978 Jul;114(7):1036-8. Treatment of alopecia areata with dinitrochlorobenzene . Daman LA, Rosenberg EW, Drake L. Persistent refractory alopecia areata in 26 patients was treated topically with dinitrochlorobenzene (DNCB). Sixteen… more »

A new look at finasteride

September 30th, 2009
CNS Drug Rev. 2006 Spring;12(1):53-76. A new look at the 5alpha-reductase inhibitor finasteride. Finn DA, Beadles-Bohling AS, Beckley EH, Ford MM, Gililland KR, Gorin-Meyer RE, Wiren KM. Finasteride is the first 5alpha-reductase inhibitor that re… more »

September 26th, 2009
Am Fam Physician. 1999 Apr 15;59(8):2189-94, 2196. Scow DT, Nolte RS, Shaughnessy AF. Harrisburg Family Practice Residency, PA 17105-8700, USA. Two drugs are available for the treatment of balding in men. Minoxidil, a topical product, is availa… more »

lack of animal models for hair loss

September 24th, 2009
Clin Dermatol. 1988 Oct-Dec;6(4):159-62. Animal models of alopecia. Holland JM. Section on Pathology and Toxicology Research, Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan. A genetic model of androchronogenic alopecia has yet to be described in the ra… more »

Treatment of female pattern hair loss

September 23rd, 2009
Br J Dermatol. 2005 Mar;152(3):466-73. Treatment of female pattern hair loss with oral antiandrogens. Sinclair R, Wewerinke M, Jolley D. BACKGROUND: It has not been conclusively established that female pattern hair loss (FPHL) is either due to… more »

September 17th, 2009
J Dermatol. 2002 Aug;29(8):489-98. Comparative efficacy of various treatment regimens for androgenetic alopecia in men. Khandpur S, Suman M, Reddy BS. Department of Dermatology and S.T.D., Maulana Azad Meical College and Associated Lok Nayak Ho… more »

The effects of minoxidil, 1% pyrithione zinc and a combination of both on hair density

September 16th, 2009
Br J Dermatol. 2003 Aug;149(2):354-62. The effects of minoxidil, 1% pyrithione zinc and a combination of both on hair density: a randomized controlled trial. Berger RS, et al BACKGROUND: Recent studies of antidandruff shampoos or tonics contai… more »

Acquired progressive kinking of the hair

September 16th, 2009
Arch Dermatol. 1999 Oct;135(10):1223-6. Acquired progressive kinking of the hair: clinical features, pathological study, and follow-up of 7 patients. Tosti A, Piraccini BM, Pazzaglia M, Misciali C. BACKGROUND: Acquired progressive kinking of… more »

Hair Loss classification

September 16th, 2009
Dermatol Surg. 2000;26(6):555-61. male and female androgenetic alopecia. Bouhanna P. edited Hair Loss Blogs BACKGROUND: Various classifications of male androgenetic alopecia or "pattern hair loss" are known..... A more objective, accurat… more »

Why men with hair loss go to the doctor.

September 9th, 2009
Psychol Rep. 1989 Aug;65(1):323-30. Why men with hair loss go to the doctor. Passchier J, Rijpma SE, Dutrée-Meulenberg RO, Verhage F, Stolz E. Consultations, motives, experience, and attitudes were explored in 201 men with alopecia androgenetic… more »

Hair Loss blogs

September 7th, 2009
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Quantitative assessment of 2% topical minoxidil in the treatment of male pattern baldness.

September 5th, 2009
Clin Exp Dermatol. 1989 Jan;14(1):40-6. Quantitative assessment of 2% topical minoxidil in the treatment of male pattern baldness. Rushton DH, Unger WP, Cotterill PC, Kingsley P, James KC. Forty-seven men with male pattern baldness were treated… more »

Hair morphogenesis in vitro: formation of hair structures suitable for implantation.

September 5th, 2009
Formation of hair structures suitable for implantation Regen Med. 2008 Sep;3(5):683-92. Hair morphogenesis in vitro: formation of hair structures suitable for implantation. Qiao J, Turetsky A, Kemp P, Teumer J. Intercytex, Innovation House, Cr… more »

Minoxidil and Pyrithione zinc

September 5th, 2009
Minoxidil and Pyrithione zinc Br J Dermatol. 2003 Aug;149(2):354-62. The effects of minoxidil, 1% pyrithione zinc and a combination of both on hair density: a randomized controlled trial. Berger RS, Fu JL, Smiles KA, Turner CB, Schnell BM, Werc… more »

Hair growth on nude mice due to cyclosporin A.

September 5th, 2009
J Dermatol. 1991 Dec;18(12):714-9. Hair growth on nude mice due to cyclosporin A. Watanabe S, Mochizuki A, Wagatsuma K, Kobayashi M, Kawa Y, Takahashi H. One of the most common dermatological side effects of cyclosporin A (CsA) is dose-dependen… more »

Psychological factors in the etiology of alopecia areata

September 5th, 2009
Przegl Lek. 1995;52(6):311-4.L [Examination of the significance of psychological factors in the etiology of alopecia areata. I. Examining Type A behavior] Wygledowska-Kania M, Bogdanowski T. I Katedry i Kliniki Dermatologii Slaskiej Akademii Medy… more »

Waardenberg's Syndrome and hair

September 5th, 2009
Genet Test. 2007 Summer;11(2):179-82. The value of MLPA in Waardenburg syndrome. Milunsky JM, Maher TA, Ito M, Milunsky A. Waardenburg syndrome (WS) is an autosomal-dominant neurocristopathy characterized by sensorineural hearing loss, pigment… more »

Finasteride improves male pattern hair loss

August 16th, 2009
Eur J Dermatol. 2002 Jan-Feb;12(1):32-7.Finasteride improves male pattern hair loss in a randomized study in identical twins. Stough DB, et al OBJECTIVES: This study compared the efficacy of finasteride with placebo in the treatment of male patter… more »

Hair Grafting between existing follicles

August 12th, 2009
Dermatol Surg. 2000 Aug;26(8):801-5. A technique for hair-grafting in between existing follicles in patients with early pattern baldness. Brandy DA. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA, USA. BACKGROUND: When using follicular hair trans… more »

Zink pyrithione and minoxidil

August 10th, 2009
Br J Dermatol. 2003 Aug;149(2):354-62. The effects of minoxidil, 1% pyrithione zinc and a combination of both on hair density: a randomized controlled trial. Berger RS, Fu JL, Smiles KA, Turner CB, Schnell BM, Werchowski KM, Lammers KM. BACKGRO… more »

Dermatopathology and Molecular Genetics

August 7th, 2009
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2008 Mar;58(3):452-7. Dermatopathology and molecular genetics. Bergman R. The diagnosis of inherited skin diseases has been traditionally been based on clinical findings and occasionally on dermatopathology. Recent developm… more »

Dutasteride for Hair Loss in Twins

August 3rd, 2009
J Cosmet Dermatol. 2007 Mar;6(1):9-13. Dutasteride improves male pattern hair loss in a randomized study in identical twins. Stough D. The Dermatology Clinic, Hot Springs, AR 71913, USA. dowstoughmd@cablelynx.com OBJECTIVES: This study compa… more »

July 31st, 2009
Nat Genet. 2008 Nov;40(11):1282-4. Epub 2008 Oct 12. Comment in: Nat Genet. 2008 Nov;40(11):1270-1. Male-pattern baldness susceptibility locus at 20p11. Richards JB, et al We conducted a genome-wide association study for androgenic alop… more »

Pattern Hair Loss and Atherosclerosis

July 31st, 2009
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2009 Jun;23(6):673-7. Epub 2009 Feb 24. Is androgenetic alopecia a risk for atherosclerosis? Dogramaci AC, Balci DD, Balci A, Karazincir S, Savas N, Topaloglu C, Yalcin F. Several studies have demonstrated the pres… more »

Hair loss with Tyrosine kinase inhibitors

July 30th, 2009
Curr Drug Metab. 2009 Jun 1. [Epub ahead of print] Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors - A Review on Pharmacology, Metabolism and Side Effects. Hartmann JT, Haap M, Kopp HG, Lipp HP. Tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKI) are effective in the targeted treatm… more »

Surgical hair loss treatment update

March 9th, 2009
Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg.2009;17:287 An update on hair restoration therapy. edited for hair loss blog Lee TS, Minton TJ. This study is aimed towards clinicians involved in the rapidly developing field of hair restoration. We provid… more »

July 9th, 2008
Int J Clin Exp Hypn. 2008 Jul;56(3):318-33. Links Hypnotic approaches for alopecia areata.Willemsen R, Vanderlinden J. Alopecia areata (AA) is an autoimmune disease leading to loss of scalp hairs. The disease seems triggered by stress. Data on the p… more »

July 9th, 2008
Nat Med. 2008 Jul;14(7):767-72. Epub 2008 Jun 29. Combined treatment with statins and aminobisphosphonates extends longevity in a mouse model of human premature aging. Varela I, et al Several human progerias, including Hutchinson-Gilford proge… more »

June 29th, 2008
Exp Dermatol. 2008 Jul;17(7):630-1. 17-beta estradiol and prednisolone as potential stimulators of hair re-growth in chemotherapy-induced human hair follicle damage via 'dystrophic catagen' promotion? Bodó E, van Beek N, Naumann V, Ohnemus U, B… more »

Treatment for hair loss

June 27th, 2008
Biol Pharm Bull. 2008 Mar;31(3):449-53. trans-3,4'-Dimethyl-3-hydroxyflavanone, a hair growth enhancing active component, decreases active transforming growth factor beta2 (TGF-beta2) through control of urokinase-type plasminogen activator (uPA) o… more »

Tricotillomania as a cause of hair loss

June 27th, 2008
Dermatol Ther. 2008 Jan-Feb;21(1):13-21. Trichotillomania. Sah DE, Koo J, Price VH. Department of Dermatology, University of Calfornia, San Francisco, California 94143, USA. Patients with trichotillomania often first present to dermatologis… more »

June 27th, 2008
Br J Nurs. 2008 Feb 14-27;17(3):192-7. Idiopathic hirsutism: excessive bodily and facial hair in women. Elghblawi E. Department of Dermatology, Bir Usta Hospital, Tajoura, Libya. Hirsutism is the excessive and increased bodily and facial hai… more »

June 26th, 2008
Some other references on finasteride in hair loss treatment, etc. Long-term (5-year) multinational experience with finasteride 1 mg in the treatment of men with androgenetic alopecia. [Eur J Dermatol. 2002] PMID:11809594 Use of finasteride… more »

June 26th, 2008
Interesting paper on finasteride from Merck. Kaufman KD, Rotonda J, Shah AK, Meehan AG.,Long-term treatment with finasteride 1 mg decreases the likelihood of developing further visible hair loss in men with androgenetic alopecia (male pattern hair l… more »

May 6th, 2008
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Treatments

May 1st, 2008
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Hair loss Treatment

April 26th, 2008
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minoxidi-induced hair growth

February 15th, 2008
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