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How Hormones Are Linked to Changes in Your Hair

Hormones play a critical role in the body. Humans have around 50 different types of hormones produced by the endocrine system, and each help control specific aspects of bodily function, including sexual reproduction, metabolism and more. Hormones also play a role in the way your hair grows and looks. The hair cycle is affected by […]

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Debunking 3 Widely-Believed Hair Loss Myths

Hair loss effects millions of people, many of whom have no idea why their hair is falling out. The combination of mystery and panic has brought forth myriad myths about the causes of hair loss. It’s hard to blame people for being worried about their hair and wanting to do whatever they can to protect […]

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A Chemical In McDonald’s French Fries Can Apparently Regrow Hair

Japanese scientists say they were able to regrow hair on mice by using a chemical found in McDonald’s french fries. From Fry Oil To Hair Growth Solutions The study conducted at Yokohama National University aimed to create hair follicle germs (HFGs), or cells that support the development of hair follicles, in hairless areas. Creating mass […]

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New Book Reveals Secrets Behind Donald Trump’s Hair

Author Michael Wolff’s new book on Donald Trump has evoked mass outrage from the president thanks to the many “secrets” it contains regarding his White House tenure thus far. Arguably the biggest bombshell, however, is the explanation of how Trump’s signature hair came to be. It seems that Trump’s daughter, Ivanka, finds her father’s hairdo […]

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Is Hair Loss More Likely To Occur At A Certain Time Of The Year?

While there are many uncertainties regarding hair loss, researchers have determined that the condition may in fact have a peak season. Tracking Concern For Hair Loss Around The World A team led by Dr. Shawn Kwatra, assistant professor of dermatology at Johns Hopkins University, examined Google searches for the exact phrase “hair loss” from 2004 […]

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Cancer Survivor: Losing My Hair Hurt More Than Losing My Breast

A British broadcaster has claimed that she was so distraught over losing her hair during chemotherapy that having her breast removed seemed like a relatively negligible experience. Victoria Derbyshire, 46, was diagnosed with breast cancer in the summer of 2015. The BBC journalist would endure six sessions of chemotherapy that caused about three quarters of […]

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Men Open Up About The Emotional Toll Of Hair Loss Before Middle Age

Hair loss is far less stigmatized for men than woman, since most people are accustomed to seeing men with bald or shaved heads. But according to new research, the prevalence of male pattern baldness doesn’t make it any less emotionally painful, especially for those who are yet to reach middle age. Researchers commissioned by Asda […]

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Why Do New Mothers Lose Their Hair?

Every pregnancy is different in its own way, but one of the most common physical side effects is postpartum hair loss. This type of hair loss is especially jarring because new mothers are already under tremendous stress and had only recently watched their hair become significantly thicker and healthier-looking. “There is a slowing of hairs […]

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Study Discovers Why Hair Grows And Shrinks In Different Areas Of The Body

A team researching male pattern baldness has unveiled critical information about hair growth that could provide the foundation for revolutionary hair loss treatments. Previous studies suggest that much of the body’s hair growth cycle is controlled by two proteins: Wnt proteins and bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs). The former regulates cell proliferation during the development of […]

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New Study On T-Cells Accidentally Discovers Possible Cause Of Baldness

A recent study on immune cells has accidentally unveiled a major element that contributes to some conditions that cause hair loss. According to Medical Daily, the original purpose of the study conducted at the University of California at San Francisco was to investigate the relationship between skin health and regulatory T cells, commonly known as […]

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