male pattern baldness

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Synonyms for male pattern baldness

loss of hair on the crown of the head

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Association of androgenetic alopecia with smoking and its prevalence among Asian men: a community-based survey.
Cervelli, "Stem cells from human hair follicles: first mechanical isolation for immediate autologous clinical use in androgenetic alopecia and hair loss," Stem Cell Investigation, vol.
EGCG, the most abundant catechin found in green tea, prevents or treats androgenetic alopecia by selectively inhibiting 5[alpha]-reductase activity [39].
Nicola, from Edinburgh, said: "I thought baldness only affected men and the elderly but I found out the hard way that it also affects young women too," She was diagnosed with female pattern baldness, or androgenetic alopecia, a condition that normally affects women over the age of 65.
(OTCQB:REPCF) said that its RCH-01 autologous cell therapy for the treatment of androgenetic alopecia was approved by the Japanese regulatory authorities for use in a clinical research study launching now.
Female androgenetic alopecia (AGA) typically presents as diffuse reduction of hair thickness and density of frontoparietal and crown areas of the scalp, with preservation of the frontal hairline.
As a result of this transaction, Aclaris acquired worldwide rights to intellectual property licensed to Vixen by Columbia University covering the use of certain Janus Kinase inhibitor compounds for the treatment of alopecia areata, androgenetic alopecia and other dermatological conditions.
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* The leading cause of hair loss is androgenetic alopecia which is caused by genetics.
Androgenetic alopecia comprises female-pattern hair loss; it is actually the female version of male pattern baldness.
The light-based medical treatment was developed for the convenience of in-home use and is clinically tested, and designed for patients suffering from the debilitating effects of thinning hair and Androgenetic Alopecia. Theradome Laser Helmet LH80 PRO is a compact, cordless, easy-to-use, over-the-counter helmet that utilizes proven laser light therapy used at dermatologists and hair restoration clinics to grow new healthy hair, while doubling the hair follicle size of existing hair and slowing down or stopping hair loss.
This will enable dermatologists to make fast diagnoses of tinea capitis and alopecia areata, distinguish early androgenetic alopecia from telogen effluvium, and differentiate scarring from nonscarring alopecia [9].
DHT is the primary contributing factor in male pattern baldness, which is referred to as androgenetic alopecia. Androgenetic alopecia is a dihydrotestosterone- (DHT-) mediated process, characterized by continuous miniaturization of androgen-reactive hair follicles and perifollicular fibrosis of follicular units, which are detected by histological examination [35].