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July 12, 2013

In recent months, several manufacturers have come to the table with new, solution-based formulas that lean more toward treatments to battle such ailments as thinning hair and sensitive scalp.

In recent months, several manufacturers have come to the table with new, solution-based formulas that lean more toward treatments to battle such ailments as thinning hair and sensitive scalp.

"Thinning hair and hair fall are a universal — and for many, very emotional — problem for millions of women and men," stated Cihat Dunder, founder and CEO of B'iota Botanical Laboratories, in announcing the U.S. debut of its European herbal solution for people with thinning hair.

April 26, 2013

Looking to cater to women battling hair loss is the new MD by Dr. Susan Lin, which was created with the specific needs of female hair loss in mind.

SAN MATEO, Calif. — Looking to cater to women battling hair loss is the new MD by Dr. Susan Lin, which was created with the specific needs of female hair loss in mind.


 
The MD Hair collection is comprised of five products that address several main causes of female hair loss: aging, stress, and hormonal issues.

April 5, 2013

Men who go bald may be at increased risk of heart disease, according to a new study by researchers in Japan.

NEW YORK — Men who go bald may be at increased risk of heart disease, according to a new study by researchers in Japan.

The researchers, at the University of Tokyo School of Medicine, examined data on 36,690 men, finding that those who experienced vertex baldness were 1.32 times more likely to experience coronary heart disease than those without baldness and those who experienced frontal baldness.

The study, based on previously published medical studies, appeared on April 3 in the journal BMJ Open.

March 15, 2013

B’iota Botanicals, a European brand in herbal hair and skin care solutions, is now available in the United States.

GREENWICH, Conn. — B’iota Botanicals, a European brand in herbal hair and skin care solutions, is now available in the United States.

The core products for the U.S. launch are B’iota shampoos and [leave-in] serum, which have been clinically tested and shown to reduce hair fallout and thinning by promoting stronger, thicker, fuller hair, the company stated. The products are targeted to women and men who have weak, damaged and thinning hair.

February 25, 2013

Balding men will give up just about anything to get their hair back, according to a recent survey out of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery — including that monster 60-in. LCD HDTV bought for this year's airing of the 49ers versus the Ravens.

CHICAGO — Balding men will give up just about anything to get their hair back, according to a recent survey out of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery — including that monster 60-in. LCD HDTV bought for this year's airing of the 49ers versus the Ravens. Of the 2,338 men with male pattern hair loss polled, more than 56% said they would be willing to give up something they owned in exchange for more hair. But they might not have to go as far as getting surgery with the launch of Lifes2good Natural Healthcare's Viviscal Man.

January 3, 2013

Dr. Reddy's Labs has launched a generic drug for treating baldness, the Indian drug maker said.

HYDERABAD, India — Dr. Reddy's Labs has launched a generic drug for treating baldness, the Indian drug maker said.

Dr. Reddy's announced the launch of finasteride tablets in the 1-mg strength, a generic version of Merck's Propecia. As the first company to successfully file for approval of a generic version of the drug, Dr. Reddy's is entitled to 180 days of market exclusivity in which to compete directly with the branded version.

Propecia had sales of about $136 million during the 12-month period that ended in October 2012, according to IMS Health.

November 27, 2012

To help women counteract age-related changes to their hair, Proctor & Gamble has announced a new lines of Pantene products designed to improve the strength and diameter of their hair. A result of significant clinical research, P&G will offer shampoo, conditioner, masque and thickening treatment in their new Pantene Age-Defy line.

CINCINNATI, OH — To help women counteract age-related changes to their hair, Proctor & Gamble has announced a new line of Pantene products designed to improve the strength and diameter of their hair. A result of significant clinical research, P&G will offer shampoo, conditioner, a masque and a thickening treatment in their new Pantene Age-Defy line.

June 9, 2011

Lexington has received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for marketing the HairMax LaserComb Lux 9 to treat female pattern hair loss, the manufacturer has announced.

NEW YORK — Lexington has received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for marketing the HairMax LaserComb Lux 9 to treat female pattern hair loss, the manufacturer has announced.

December 2, 2007

Lexington International has announced the launch of its the HairMax LaserComb to more than 9,000...