Figure 34: Androgenetic Alopecia
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We clearly proved that the HairMax LaserComb is an effective treatment for androgenetic alopecia
This clinical study was a double-masked (Note 2), randomized and placebo-controlled (Note 3) study under Good Clinical Practice (GCP), and RK-023 was applied 2 mL each to a hair-thinning part of scalp twice daily in the patients with androgenetic alopecia
does not discriminate among sex, age, or ethnicity.
014), however they were identical to the patients' with androgenetic alopecia
The twice-daily 2% topical solution is the sole medication approved in the United States and Europe for female androgenetic alopecia
Recently, it was reported that EGCG might be useful in the prevention or treatment of androgenetic alopecia
by selectively inhibiting 5[alpha]-reductase activity.
(AGA) is a dihydrotestosterone (DHT) mediated process, characterised by continuous miniaturisation of androgen reactive hair follicles and accompanied by perifollicular fibrosis of follicular units in histological examination (Yoo 2006).
Tokyo, Japan, May 30, 2006 - (JCN) - On May 29, Banyu Pharmaceutical announced that the results of its recent trial of Propecia, an agent for the treatment of androgenetic alopecia
(AGA), have been published in the May 16 issue of Japanese Journal of Clinical Dermatology, an academic dermatology journal.
It is reported that one in three adult Japanese men are troubled by male pattern baldness, or androgenetic alopecia
, which occurs during and after puberty.
In fact, many people with androgenetic alopecia
, or hereditary hair loss, consider the condition a badge of honour rather than an affliction.
Male pattern hair loss (MPHL), also known as androgenetic alopecia
, affects half of all men by the age of 50, with an estimated 6.
AVanessa Bailey, consultant trichologist at The Hair Clinic, London, says: "Genetics can play a strong role in hair loss that occurs through the top of the scalp (a condition called female androgenetic alopecia
or pattern baldness).
More serious (and rare) conditions such as androgenetic alopecia
, which is hereditary, and alopecia areata, a disorder of the immune system, will require expert medical treatment.
Stress is thought to play a role in the onset of alopecia areata, but data from 46 patients (25 with androgenetic alopecia
, 21 with alopecia areata) suggest that stress may not affect patients' attitude after hair loss occurs.