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New treatment could reverse hair loss caused by an autoimmune skin disease

Written by | 16 May 2024

Researchers at MIT, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School have developed a potential new treatment for alopecia areata, an autoimmune disorder that causes hair loss and… read more.

Common hair loss and prostate drug may also cut heart disease risk in men and mice

Written by | 23 Feb 2024

The drug finasteride, also known as Propecia or Proscar, treats male pattern baldness and enlarged prostate in millions of men worldwide. But a new University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign study suggests… read more.

Oral ritlecitinib approved in US for alopecia areata

Written by | 3 Jul 2023

The FDA recently approved the Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitor ritlecitinib (Litfulo) for adults and adolescents with severe alopecia areata. It is, so far, the only treatment approved by the FDA… read more.

Long Covid symptoms include hair and libido loss

Written by | 30 Jul 2022

People who suffer long-term consequences of Covid-19 can experience a wide range of symptoms. As the precise nature and duration of Long Covid is still being untangled by… read more.

COVID vaccination linked to hair loss

Written by | 30 Mar 2022

A  report of nine cases of alopecia areata (AA) following SARS-CoV-2 vaccination appears to confirm suspicions that mRNA vaccines can trigger autoimmune responses that lead to hair loss…. read more.

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