Entries by Clinic Team

Could Sugary Drinks Be the Root Cause of Male Hair Loss?

A new study has found that sugary drinks may contribute towards male hair loss. Beverages sweetened by sugar, including energy drinks, fizzy drinks, and soft drink mixers, can trigger an increased concentration of serum glucose, activating the polyol pathway. So, what does this mean, and could sugary drinks really be the root cause of your […]

Can Supplements Reverse Hair Loss?

Could taking supplements reverse hair loss? According to a select number of small studies, supplements could help to combat some cases of hair loss that are linked to a dietary deficiency. A recent systematic review was published in the journal JAMA Dermatology and looked at data from previous research on nutritional supplements that treat hair […]

A Unique Approach to Hair Loss

A new injectable treatment for hair loss could be on the way thanks to a group of researchers from the University of California. The team found that SCUBE3, a signalling molecule, could potentially cure androgenetic alopecia. While initial results have proven promising, could it really signal a cure for baldness? Here, we look at what […]

Hair Loss Breakthrough: Scientists Successfully Generate Hair Follicles

A scientific breakthrough in Japan could lead to the development of new hair loss treatments, according to researchers. The study, conducted by scientists across several Japanese universities, has been published in the Science Advances Journal. After successfully generating hair follicles in a lab, the researchers are now hopeful they can use their newfound knowledge to […]

Minoxidil Back in the Spotlight

Minoxidil has been one of the most effective hair loss treatments for decades. However, recently it has been the focus of much press attention. While most commonly used as a topical cream, the pill form of Minoxidil is becoming increasingly popular. Substantially cheaper than many other treatment options out there, it is being praised as […]

Alopecia Awareness Month: Alopecia UK Launch Resources for Men

September marks Alopecia Awareness Month, and this year Alopecia UK have launched new resources hub for men. Alongside styling tips and blogs written by male alopecia sufferers, patients can also learn more about the psychological impact of the condition. The resources were put together to specifically help support men who may be going through this […]

Research Reveals Burden of Alopecia Areata

A new study has revealed that people suffering with alopecia areata are 38% more likely to be diagnosed with depression. They were also found to be 33% more likely to develop anxiety. These stark figures highlight the burden the disease has on patients, with more awareness needed to help break the stigma. Here, we will […]

New Study Pinpoints Protein as Cause and Possible Cure for Baldness

Researchers have discovered a protein that could be the cause, and potentially the solution, to baldness. The American based study revealed that excess levels of the TGF-beta protein can lead to balding, while the right levels can strengthen and grow the hair. So, could this lead to a potential cure for baldness? Here’s everything you […]

The Link Between Psoriatic Arthritis and Hair Loss

Hair loss can be triggered by a wide range of factors including genetics, stress, diet, and a variety of underlying conditions. One such condition that may be to blame is Psoriatic Arthritis. Known to cause excessive inflammation throughout the body, Psoriatic arthritis can cause the hair to fall out. Here, you’ll learn everything you need […]

First Alopecia Areata Drug Gets US Approval

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given the go ahead for the first drug to treat alopecia areata. Previously approved to treat rheumatoid arthritis, the JAK-Inhibitor Baricitinib drug has shown promising results in hair loss trials. Discover everything you need to know about this revolutionary new treatment and what other options you have […]