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Korean scientists develop potential cure for hair loss

South Korean scientists have developed a biochemical substance that instigates new hair follicle growth, opening new doors in the realm of hair loss treatments, which have been limited to slowing hair loss or accelerating growth, rather than regeneration, experts said. The

Scientists crack hair loss mystery, in mice to begin with

NEW DELHI, OCTOBER 12:   A team of scientists from Mumbai has uncovered a cause for permanent hair loss. They have found that over-expression of a protein called phospholipase A2-IIA could cause hair loss in mice. The scientists from the Mumbai-based Advanced

Scientists discover role of skin in spreading leishmaniasis

Scientists at the University of York have discovered that parasites responsible for leishmaniasis – a globally occurring neglected tropical disease spread by sand flies – are mainly acquired from the skin rather than a person’s blood. Visceral leishmaniasis is a parasitic