New Treatments for Baldness

New Treatments for Baldness   Hair loss, is like weight loss, in that it’s a massive area of concern for many people and a big market for commercial products; and it’s of interest to many when there is news of new treatments for baldness, An article here describes how:  “Yale researchers have discovered the source of signals that trigger hair growth, an insight that may lead to new treatments for baldness.” “The researchers identified stem cells within the skin’s fatty layer and showed that molecular signals from these cells were necessary to spur hair growth in mice, according to research published in the Sept. 2 issue of the journal Cell.” The senior author of this paper, Valerie Horsley, said:  “If we can get these fat cells in the skin to talk to the dormant stem cells at the base of hair follicles, we might be able to get hair to grow again,” The article continues:  “Men with male pattern baldness still have stem cells in follicle roots but these stem cells lose the ability to jump-start hair regeneration. Scientists have known that these follicle stem cells need signals from within the skin to grow hair, but the source of those...