Cure Discovered for Hair Loss Due to Alopecia

Cure Discovered for Hair Loss Due to Alopecia

Alopecia is an autoimmune disorder that causes hair loss. This type of hair loss can occur in males or females and both the young and old. Autoimmune disorders are disorders that are due to one’s own immune system attacking one’s own cells. In the case of alopecia, the immune system attacks the air follicles, which […]

Discovery of T-Cell Which Causes Alopecia Leads to Possible Cure

Discovery of T-Cell Which Causes Alopecia Leads to Possible Cure

Scientists have discovered that two drugs, already in use for other conditions, entirely restored hair in three alopecia patients and are hopeful that the new drugs can lead to a cure. A trial of the new medication was conducted after the discovery of the specific white blood T-cells responsible for destroying the hair follicles in alopecia patients, resulting in baldness. Alopecia […]