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Researchers Uncover Clue To Baldness, Could Lead To Cure
2012-03-22 09:08:22

Male baldness, long considered the bane of men all over the world, may become a thing of the past after researchers found a biological clue that could raise the prospect of stopping and perhaps even reversing hair loss.

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2011-01-05 11:05:00

New research suggests that male-pattern baldness may result from stem cells in the scalp failing to give rise to progenitor cells, which are the cells responsible for growing hair.

2011-01-04 14:31:30

Given the amount of angst over male pattern balding, surprisingly little is known about its cause at the cellular level.

2007-05-16 15:00:47

BOSTON, May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology licensed by Follica Inc. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine has been used to generate completely new hair follicles for the first time in normal adult mammals.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.