Entries by John FlanaganV1

Hair and Beauty Expo

The fourth annual Birmingham Hair and Beauty Expo will be staged on Sunday 29th and Monday 30th July 2018 at the award-winning Birmingham Exhibition Centre (Hall 2). In 2018, over 7,500 hair and beauty industry professionals will experience the latest in education, products, techniques, equipment and entertainment from the industry’s leading brands, suppliers and talent. […]

Women and hair loss: coping tips

Losing your crowning glory, your hair, can be particularly difficult for women. But there are ways to cope. Losing your hair as a woman, especially if you’re young or at a vulnerable time in your life, can badly affect your confidence. Jackie McKillop, Alopecia UK spokesperson and junior nursing sister at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, says society considers hair to […]

Hair Cell Growth

In humans a patient suffering from hair loss would give scientists their own progenitor cells, and the hair follicles would be grown in a lab. Once fully grown, they could be transplanted directly onto the patient. Cheng-Ming Chuong, senior author of the research, said: “Normally, many aging individuals do not grow hair well, because adult […]

Alopecia Explained

The general term for hair loss is alopecia. There are many types of hair loss, including male and female pattern baldness, scarring alopecia and alopecia areata. Pattern baldness affects about half of all men by 50 years old. It starts with a receding hairline, and then progresses to a thinning on the crown and temples.Scarring […]