Protein linked to Men Hair Loss

Filed in Health, Lifestyle, World by on March 23, 2012 0 Comments

Many men experience thinning of hair and baldness but until now the cause behind it was unknown. However, recently scientists have found a key protein which may be linked to baldness in men.

Men Hair Loss

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Scientists have made the findings of the study available for the public in the journal Science Translational Medicine. In the journal, they have claimed that medication to target the protein responsible for baldness is being developed.

During a study, the researchers found that a key protein called prostaglandin D synthase on the scalp of men who have experienced baldness or thinning of hair. This particular protein was absent from the scalp of men with natural density of hair.

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