• Unlocking the Mysteries of Hair Growth

    17 days ago - By Web MD

    New research offers a possible explanation for why hair grows on some parts of your body but not others. Scientists found that hairless skin secretes a protein that blocks a signaling pathway that controls hair growth.
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  • Researchers Regrow Hair on Wounded Skin

    Researchers Regrow Hair on Wounded Skin

    17 days ago - By Surgical Aesthetics Magazine

    By stirring crosstalk among skin cells that form the roots of hair, researchers from the NYU School of Medicine have regrown hair strands on damaged skin. Their findings better explain why hair does not normally grow on wounded skin, and may help in the search for better drugs to restore hair growth, according to the study's authors.
    Published in the November issue of Nature Communications , the study examined the effect of distinct signaling pathways in damaged skin of laboratory mice. As part of their investigation, researchers activated the sonic hedgehog signaling pathway used by cells...
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