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    What happened to Latanoprost after all these years?

    If you read the study I shared on Bimatoprost, it seems the vehicle has a huge bearing on the result (ethanol vehicle not very useful)...
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    Preparation of topical bimatoprost with enhanced skin infiltration and in vivo hair regrowth efficacy in androgenic alopecia

    Drug Deliv. 2022 Dec;29(1):328-341. doi: 10.1080/10717544.2022.2027046. Preparation of topical bimatoprost with enhanced skin infiltration and in vivo hair regrowth efficacy in androgenic alopecia Laxman Subedi 1, Prashant Pandey 1, Jung-Hyun Shim 1 2, Ki-Taek Kim 1 2, Seung-Sik Cho 1 2...
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    Is there a good hair transplant surgeon in North India

    There are two good clinics: Darling Buds Clinic (Chandigarh) Eugenix Hair Sciences Darling Buds may be closer to you, but I would personally go with Eugenix based on their extremely impressive results. They have a clinic in Gurgaon.
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    Serum Paroxonase 1 level may be an Indicator and Predictor of the Severity of Androgenetic Alopecia

    I started on Pomegranate extract on the basis of increasing paroxonase and progesterone. Apparently it's not a simple matter whether Pomegranate is estrogenic. It reduces estradiol and acts as a SERM, and in women reduces both Estrone and Testosterone. If it were estrogenic though, I don't know...
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    Alfatradiol, Aromatization of Hair Follicles and 3a-Diol-G.

    Would Alfatradiol be a bad choice for someone who is sensitive to anti-androgens and can get ED easily? Asking for a friend
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    Early balders who retained most of their hair without treatment?

    Yes, I was already NW2 and slightly thin hair at 16-17 (in fact someone said they could see my scalp through hair gel at 13). In my 30s now and still NW2.5-3 and haven't lost much density. My hair overall is ok if I don't have it too short. Regime was: finasteride for ~2 years on and off while in...
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    Glypican-1/HGF/C-Met and Glypican-1/VEGF/VEGFR2 Ternary Complexes Regulate Hair Follicle Angiogenesis

    The Glypican-1/HGF/C-Met and Glypican-1/VEGF/VEGFR2 Ternary Complexes Regulate Hair Follicle Angiogenesis - PubMed (nih.gov) Abstract The hair renewal involves changes in the morphology of the hair follicle and its micro-vascularization. In alopecia, the hair cycle is accelerated, resulting in...
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    Bald football player is now full of hairs

    He looked good with buzzed hair tbh, but younger with the transplant
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    Do You Experience The Infamous Itch On Your Scalp?

    I don't have any itching and my hair loss is very slow. Not sure if there's a correlation.
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    Serum Paroxonase 1 level may be an Indicator and Predictor of the Severity of Androgenetic Alopecia

    That's what I found too, and immediately began searching for pomegranate extract
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    What happened to Latanoprost after all these years?

    Has anyone tried using bim/latanoprost eye drops directly on the scalp as a standalone for any period of time? Just curious as they're not really that expensive if you buy from China.
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    Alpha-ketoglutarate For Adipose Tissue Rejuvenation

    Pardon my ignorance, is there a difference between AKG and AAKG?
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    Hemp and CBD oil, reportedly extremely good results by Research Coordinator

    Oral CBD seems to have no benefits for hair - I take it daily. My hair certainly hasn't looked *worse* since I started though. Topical application would be costly...
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    Topical vitamin D3 - anyone tried it for Androgenetic Alopecia

    This is the study Niacinamide Down-Regulates the Expression of DKK-1 and Protects Cells from Oxidative Stress in Cultured Human Dermal Papilla Cells - PubMed (nih.gov)
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