Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scars mended using transplanted hair follicles in new study

In a new Imperial College London study involving three volunteers, skin scars began to behave more like uninjured skin after they were treated with hair follicle transplants. The scarred skin harbored new cells and blood ...

Diabetes

Girls with type 2 diabetes at higher risk for ovarian cysts

(HealthDay)—Here's yet another consequence of America's childhood obesity epidemic: New research shows that girls with type 2 diabetes can set themselves up for developing a condition known as polycystic ovary syndrome ...

Medical research

A recipe for regenerating bioengineered hair

Researchers at the RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research in Japan have discovered a recipe for continuous cyclical regeneration of cultured hair follicles from hair follicle stem cells.

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