If you shower before bed, you’ve probably wondered whether sleeping with damp hair is a problem. Maybe you’ve heard it could make you sick, or that it can damage your hair or skin. What’s the truth? Let’s address the “it can make you sick” myth first. “This idea seems toRead More →

It’s normal for us to lose up to a hundred strands of hair per day. But if you suspect that you’re shedding more than usual, it’s time for a change in routine. Sometimes, the products we use may be too harsh on our mane, and some of our daily habits weakenRead More →

Scientists have found that a gene associated with autoimmune hair loss disorder may also help improve cancer immunotherapy – treatment that uses the body’s own immune system to fight cancer. The findings showed that a gene named IKZF1 recruits T cells in alopecia areata – a condition in which immuneRead More →

For those who have receding hairlines, hope is on the way as scientists have identified a drug – initially meant to be for osteoporosis treatment – which can help in hair growth. According to a study published in the journal PLOS Biology, researchers from University of Manchester, UK showed howRead More →