A drug used to treat osteoporosis turns out to have a potentially wonderful side effect: a cure to baldness. If it holds up in clinical trials, this discovery could be the key in treating hair loss for men and women.
Men who have prolonged exposure to common hair loss drug were more likely to suffer from persistent erectile dysfunction.
Using a cooling cap during cancer treatment could prevent hair loss that comes with chemotherapy.
A new cooling cap system could prevent hair loss during chemotherapy. The clinical trial, presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, showed that wearing the cooling cap before, during and after chemotherapy sessions could greatly reduce the risk of hair loss.
Studies suggest that a drug used for rheumatoid arthritis could help in hair regrowth. The drug, called tofacitinib citrate, could stop the immune system from attacking hair follicles.
Japanese firms are taking big steps to cure and prevent baldness, and target to introduce the cure by 2020.