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.
Islamic conservatism is on the rise in Somaliland. Today women cover their heads and dress more conservatively than in the past, dismissing Western criticism. James Jeffrey reports from Hargeisa.
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