In recent hair loss news, a study performed by Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute was released in the journal PLOS One.  According to this study, which was published just a few days ago on January 26th, researchers may be closer than ever to determining a means to generate new hair follicles. The study introduces a novel…

If so, using a caffeine shampoo could be just what you need. According to a study published in the International Journal of Dermatology, caffeine was proven capable of reversing the inhibitory effects testosterone has on the hair follicles. This study aimed to determine the effects of caffeine and testosterone on the growth of human hair…

My mother had esophageal band surgery a couple of years ago due to her excessive weight problem. Following this she has noted progressive hair loss and a change in her personality. I’ve read that band surgery and stomach stapling can cause hair loss. Is this true? Bariatric (Weight Loss) Surgery: Metabolic, nutritional, psychological and physiological…

According to materials provided by the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, The drug bimatoprost that is used to treat glaucoma actually grows human hair. It””s been commercially available and even promoted as a way to lengthen eyelashes, but recent studies show that it can actually grow human hair from the scalp. “We hope this…

Dr. Cole will arrive in Cyprus the first week of July 2012 in preparation of his new clinic opening in London later in 2012. Dr. Cole will be evaluating and seeing patients during this trip for consultations. Dr. Cole along with HDC have build the most skilled FUE surgery team in all of Europe, as…

Recently, the New England Journal of Medicine published an article on finasteride and dustasteride, whose brand names are Propecia, Proscar, and Avodart. The article may be summarized as follows. An analysis of trials evaluating finasteride and dutasteride indicate that the reduction in prostate cancer risk with both finansteride and dutasteride was limited to tumors with…

A new study by Sharon Keene and Andy Goren examined hair loss in women.  Previous studies appeared to indicate that postmenopausal women with hair loss did not respond to finasteride, a 5 alpha reductase inhibitor commonly prescribed for hair loss in men.  These findings led researchers to question whether women were actually disposed to androgenetic…

I am a 22 year old female and 6 months ago I moved into a house that is on well water. My hair has thinned a ton, and I”ve been to the doctor to test my iron levels, thyroid levels, and hormones (including testosterone). All the levels are normal. The dermatologist said I might have…

I am now 29 and have been using propecia for around 6 years and my hair sitution has now got worse. I was wondering With your expertise and vast knowledge if you would recommend me trying avodart to help my situation alongside propecia or take it by itself? The studies that have been performed show…