Entries by Clinic Team

Keratin Microsphere Gel Could Be Promising Hair Loss Treatment

Keratin is a naturally occurring protein that helps keep your hair, skin and nails healthy and strong. Your body produces keratin naturally, but there are a whole host of keratin shampoos and conditioners available that claim to strengthen hair and improve its appearance. Now, new research from Japan has revealed that keratin microsphere gel could […]

Hair Loss Drug Could Potentially Reduce Heart Disease Risk

Imagine if a pill for hair loss could also reduce your risk of heart disease. Well, apparently it can according to recent research carried out by scientists in the United States. They’ve found that Finasteride, a go-to drug for battling male hair loss, can also protect the heart. Here we explore the results of the […]

NICE Approves First Drug to Treat Severe Alopecia Areata

The National Institute for Health, and Care Excellence (NICE) has given the green light to Ritlecitinib, making it the first medication approved to tackle severe alopecia areata. This approval paves the way for its availability on the NHS in England, with Scotland also on the verge of deciding whether to offer it to patients. But […]

FDA Investigating Ozempic Side Effects Including Hair Loss

Ozempic, a medication initially approved for managing diabetes, has recently come under scrutiny by the FDA due to reported side effects, including hair loss. The drug, which is commonly used as a weight loss solution, particularly among celebrities, is now being investigated for its potential adverse effects. Here we’ll explore the risks associated with Ozempic, […]

Male Smokers Face Higher Risk of Hair Loss

A recent study published in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology has revealed a concerning link between smoking and hair loss in men. The research indicates that male smokers, particularly those who smoke at least 10 cigarettes a day, are significantly more prone to developing androgenetic alopecia. Here, we’ll explore the results of the study and […]

Understanding the Different Types of Hair Loss

Hair loss, a common concern affecting millions of people across the UK, can occur for various reasons and manifest in different forms. Understanding the specific type of hair loss that you’re experiencing is crucial in determining the most effective treatment approach. In today’s blog, we’ll explore the different types of hair loss, including Androgenetic Alopecia, […]

Can a Vegan Diet Cause Hair Loss?

It’s Veganuary and the numbers pledging to adopt plant-based meals are rising every year. First launched in 2014, Veganuary had convinced half a million people to go vegan for January in 2021, almost double the number in 2019 Adopting a vegan diet can lead to many health benefits, but it can also have some potentially […]

What is Scarring Alopecia?

A new study has revealed fat injections from your thighs could be the key to treating hair loss. The injections, which worked particularly well for those with scarring alopecia, could help millions of men regain a thick head of hair within just six months. The study, led by scientists from the Iran University of Medical […]

The Different Types of Alopecia Areata

Alopecia areata is often thought of as a single type of hair loss. However, there are various types of the condition that can influence who it targets, where the hair loss occurs, and how severe it is. Earlier this year, renowned TV presenter Louis Theroux announced he was suffering from a form of the condition […]

Does Diabetes Cause Hair Loss?

Living with diabetes means dealing with a lot more than just blood sugar. Many people know about its effects on our health, but what about our hair? Can diabetes potentially lead to hair loss? November is Diabetes Awareness Month and here we’ll explore the link between diabetes and hair loss. You will also discover the […]