Collagen Gene (COL17A1) could be the Key to Hair Loss Prevention

A study from Japan that was investigating the causes of hair follicle miniaturization (hair thinning and hair loss) and its relationship with hair follicle stem cells made a fascinating discovery that confirms the importance of the collagen gene (COL17A1) in preventing hair loss. As cell damage occurs, undifferentiated stem cells are ready to differentiate into … [Read more…]

New Hair Growth Developments: Cellular Replication

Thanks to the latest research team in Korean, they are able to replicate hair follicle cells successfully in order to create new hair for patients looking to restore lost hair due to male pattern baldness. This is still requiring 2-3 years of more testing to pass as a feasible treatment for men and women.