When doctors transplant a patient's own hair they take a small strip of hair and scalp from the back of the head. The hair here belongs to bodily hair. The follicles are resistant to male hormones and produce hair throughout a person's lifetime.
Japanese researchers have bred skin tissue out of reprogrammed stem cells. The tissue included sebaceous glands and hair follicles. Is it a first step towards the dream of "breeding" transplantable test-tube organs?
Venezuela's government has ordered state employees to take Fridays off in a bid to stave off a power crisis. The president also suggested women stop using hair dryers.
Dr. Andreas Finner talks about what everyone can do to keep a full head of hair and about the best methods for treating hair loss.
A UK court sentenced a red-haired man to psychiatric detention for planning to assassinate members of the royal family. The 37-year old extremist wanted to make ginger-haired Prince Harry the next king.
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