androgenetic alopecia


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androgenetic alopecia

[‚an·drə·jə¦ned·ik ‚al·ə′pē·shə]
(medicine)
The most common cause of hair loss, characterized by gradual progression, with miniaturization of genetically programmed hair follicles.
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Yang et al., "Prostaglandin D2 inhibits hair growth and is elevated in bald scalp of men with androgenetic alopecia," Science Translational Medicine, vol.
RCH-01 is an autologous cell therapy uses dermal sheath cup (DSC) cells isolated from the hair follicle to treat androgenetic alopecia.
Evidence-based (S3) guideline for the treatment of androgenetic alopecia in women and in men.
Association of androgenetic alopecia with metabolic syndrome in men: A community-based survey.
The results from our recently completed study unequivocally proved the effectiveness of the iGrow's low-level laser therapy in the treatment of androgenetic alopecia."
They found that levels of PGD2 were elevated in bald scalp tissue at levels 3 times greater than what was found in comparative haired scalp of men with androgenetic alopecia.
Cenetics are behind the most common form of hair loss, androgenetic alopecia (male pattern baldness).
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA--The 5% minoxidil foam approved for treatment of male androgenetic alopecia demonstrated significant clinical advantages over 2% minoxidil topical solution in the first head-to-head comparative trial conducted in women with the hair disorder.
Male pattern baldness - known medically as androgenetic alopecia - affects nearly all men by the time they are 60.
The oral formulation of Tocomin SupraBio as a hair growth formulation to promote hair regrowth in individuals with androgenetic alopecia was introduced during Vitafoods 2009.