Hair Loss News Archives
Footballers tackle male pattern baldness so why not you?
It seems that whilst footballers may enjoy the immense trappings of success that are part and parcel of the professional game these days, even the game’s big players are not immune from one of life’s biggest annoyances, namely male pattern baldness.
A number of football’s most influential players have been seeking treatment for hair loss in the last few years including England’s forward Wayne Rooney.
Hair Transplant Pioneer Launches the MAXHARVEST Plus
Dr. Brett Bolton, founder and medical director at Great Hair Transplants, has launched his latest innovative hair transplant technique, the MAXHARVEST™ Plus
The MAXHARVEST™ procedure which delivers a completely natural hairline, strong density behind it, and an undetectable scar, has these patients smiling ear to ear six months after the procedure. These international patients seem to always ask the same question.
Theradome Laser Helmet Reaches Indiegogo Funding Goal In First 24 Hours
Crowdfunding Campaign Substantiates Tremendous Need for First-Ever Clinical Strength Laser Technology Developed for At-Home Treatment of Hair Loss.
Theradome™, a medical device company focused on bringing clinical-strength technologies to the consumer market, captured mass audiences with the launch of its Theradome Laser Helmet through the crowdfunding platform Indiegogo, reaching its funding goal in less than 24 hours and doubling the initial goal within five days of the campaign launch.
Company Urges "Folically Challenged" Men to Embrace Baldness While Introducing Two New BEE BALD Man Care Products
Launched in 2011 by entrepreneur Dennis Fisher, BEE BALD® MAN CARE PRODUCTS have been helping folically challenged men embrace baldness for months.
"The market has been pushing hair replacement products for years," said Fisher. "We think it's time to stop. Bald is the new bold. Men should embrace it."
Apira Science’s iGrow In-Home, Hands-Free Hair Growth System Earns FDA Clearance
Apira Science, Inc. recently earned 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its iGrow® Hair Growth System, which is indicated to promote hair growth in males with androgenetic alopecia who have Norwood Hamilton Classifications of IIa to V. The iGrow is currently available by prescription only.
More than 35 million men in the U.S. are afflicted with male pattern hair loss, which can begin in the late teen years and progress throughout a lifetime.
Lawsuit claims hair drug Propecia hurt sex life of some men who used it
A Saskatchewan law firm is hoping to launch a class-action lawsuit over allegations a popular hair-growth drug has ruined the sex lives of some of its users.
In statements of claim filed in Regina and Calgary, two men say they lost interest in sexual activity after taking Propecia.
The claims, which have not been proven in court and have yet to be certified as a class-action, allege that drug maker Merck Frosst Canada didn’t adequately warn people about the risks of Propecia.
Dr. Alan Bauman’s “Battle of the Balding” Contest - Vote by September 2nd to Help One Man Win a Free Hair Transplant
Help one man overcome baldness and regain a full head of hair. From now through Labor Day weekend (September 2nd 2013), the public is asked to vote for one lucky winner in Dr. Alan J. Bauman’s “Battle of the Balding” championship at http://www.LiveHair.TV/contest.
The prize, worth $5,000, is a free state-of-the-art NeoGraft FUE hair transplant.
The two lucky “Battle of the Balding” contest finalists are Cary Roman, 48, an event promoter and Steve Wilson, 49, a facility planner. Both men are from South Florida.
Baldness Drug May Protect Men from Prostate Cancer
A drug used to treat an enlarged prostate and male-pattern baldness also seems to help prevent prostate cancer, a new long-term study suggests.
Researchers found that middle-age and older men who took finasteride (sold as Propecia and Proscar) daily for seven years reduced their risk of prostate cancer by about one-third compared with men who took a placebo.
Bosley® Professional Strength™ Reaffirms Commitment to Maintaining Thicker, Healthier Hair During National Hair Loss Awareness Month
Roughly 50 million men and 30 million women in the United States are affected by hair loss.
Given these staggering numbers, the Academy of Dermatology (AAD) has designated August as National Hair Loss Awareness Month to help educate the public on signs, symptoms and treatment options for this disease.
Wayne Rooney forced to watch Man Utd in chair sponsored by hairloss drug
Wayne Rooney put new Manchester United manager David Moyes in a very difficult situation by refusing to back down from his transfer demand all summer.
Rooney then claimed to be too injured to train with the club or participate in their preseason matches, yet on Wednesday, he was fit enough to start England's friendly against Scotland.
Hair Transplant Procedures Not Just for Men
While an increasing number of men are taking advantage of NeoGraft®, the latest innovation in hair restoration technology, San Diego triple board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Richard Chaffoo says many women stand to benefit as well.
"Hair loss is more common for women than many people realize," says Dr. Chaffoo, "and women with thinning hair may have greater motivation to seek treatment.
Whereas men may view hair loss as aesthetically undesirable, in women, hair loss can have a devastating effect on self-esteem."
Caffeine Could Prevent The Onset Of Baldness
A surprising relationship between caffeine and baldness has been reported by the American Hair Loss Association.
Hair loss is a problem which affects 85 per cent of males by the time they are 50 years old.
Pattern baldness and androgenetic alopecia are the most common types, with the condition affecting around a third of both women and men.
Androgenetic alopecia occurs over a length of time and is permanent.
This type of baldness is inherited and effects can be seen in people as young as 21.
Derm Hair Clinic Unveils New Patient Results of 13,000 Graft Hair Transplant
Hair transplant procedures can offer wonderful results that help patients look their very best. Many of them also benefit from increased self confidence as well.
However, there are also a considerable number of cases where patients end up with poor outcomes and the need to correct these results through additional surgery.
Dr. Umar of Derm Hair Clinic is a leading expert in the field of body hair to head transplant. He is able to treat the most challenging patient cases that other clinics would consider to be impossible.