News tagged with hair loss

Nanoparticles for controlled drug release

Scientists from CIC bioGUNE and the Laboratoire de Chimie des Polymères Organiques (LCPO) in Bordeaux have jointly undertaken a project to develop "smart" nanoparticles. These polymeric particles act as "nanomissiles" against ...

dateJun 13, 2013 in Bio & Medicine
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UCSF tests promising solutions for cancer hair loss

UCSF physicians are combating a devastating side effect of chemotherapy with an innovative new program -- "Hair to Stay" -- to evaluate devices that could reduce scalp hair loss in breast cancer patients.

dateDec 13, 2010 in Cancer
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Professor discovers genetic basis for hair loss

"Physician, heal thyself." That oft-quoted proverb describes the ground-breaking effort by Columbia professor Angela Christiano to discover the cause of the second most common form of hair loss after male-pattern baldness.

dateOct 15, 2010 in Genetics
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