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Leah Hayes, a high school senior and competitive swimmer, has set her sights on making it to the 2024 Olympics in Paris. However, her goal goes beyond competing; she also wants to raise awareness about alopecia, an autoimmune…Continue
Added by Cheryl, Co-founder on June 15, 2023 at 9:35am — No Comments
A clinical research study is looking for adults (18+) diagnosed with alopecia areata with 50% or more scalp hair loss. This study is investigating an oral (taken by mouth) study drug called farudodstat. The main purpose of the study is to see whether farudodstat, when taken twice a day for 12 weeks, can help people with alopecia areata grow hair and to find out…Continue
Added by Cheryl, Co-founder on June 5, 2023 at 7:31pm — No Comments
An ongoing clinical research study is currently recruiting Black and African American patients with alopecia areata for a study that evaluates the safety and effectiveness of an oral drug. Would you like to know more about this study? This study…Continue
It's true, sometimes it's comforting to know that someone famous is going through the same thing you are, like Jada Pinkett Smith and Ayanna Pressley, both of whom have opened up about their struggles with alopecia. It's reassuring to know that you're not alone. However, it's important to remember that these celebrities are just people, like you and me. They…Continue
Living with alopecia can be incredibly isolating and challenging. But by joining Alopecia World, we have found a place where we can share our experiences, struggles, and victories with others who truly…Continue
According to an article on CNN.com:
"Olaplex, a beauty brand favored by TikTok and Instagram influencers, sells hair products that dozens of customers allege caused “serious injury,” according to a lawsuit filed last week. Olaplex denies the claims, saying independent test results prove the allegations to be false."
'Nearly 30 women joined together to file a lawsuit against Olaplex on February 9, specifically targeting its No. 0 to No. 9 products. They allege the products…Continue
The immensely talented singer-songwriter-guitarist, who was born and raised in Palo Alto, led her band Golden Highway to Grammy victory in the best bluegrass album category with 2022’s “Crooked Tree” on Feb. 5, 2023.
“Crooked Tree” is Tuttle’s third studio album. But, Tuttle has had a string of success at recent award shows. Beyond the Grammys, she…Continue
Added by Cheryl, Co-founder on February 9, 2023 at 8:01pm — No Comments
"I recently read on reconnectwithnature.org, in the animal kingdom, hair is unique to mammals, according to Animal Diversity Web. No other animals have hair, and all mammals have hair at least to some extent. Even marine mammals like…Continue
Added by Cheryl, Co-founder on December 23, 2022 at 2:34pm — No Comments
The TikToker compiled a video showing weekly hair growth progress. I am not going to lie, it is impressive. But for many seeing is believing. Are you currently using it and getting similar results? No results? or just your views on why you wouldn't try it.
"People with alopecia are going viral on TikTok after sharing their…
According to an article on Everydayhealth.com:
"Commenting on someone’s appearance is rarely a good idea. And saying these things to someone experiencing hair loss can be unhelpful at best — and hurtful at worst."
"A woman who lost her hair to alopecia and then had a double mastectomy
says she tattooed her flat chest to take control
and create a body that felt 'most like her'…Continue
According to the American Chemical Society:
"researchers reporting in Nano Letters have used artificial intelligence (AI) to predict compounds that could neutralize baldness-causing reactive oxygen species in the scalp. Using the best candidate, they constructed a proof-of-concept microneedle patch and effectively regenerated hair on mice."
"When the levels of oxygen free radicals are too high, they can…Continue
Added by Cheryl, Co-founder on October 31, 2022 at 5:53pm — No Comments
Filings based on clinical data demonstrating significant scalp hair regrowth versus placeboContinue
Added by Cheryl, Co-founder on September 15, 2022 at 8:00am — No Comments
"For Amon Ogyiri, a twenty-four-year-old fashion designer and entrepreneur, being diagnosed with alopecia areata at the age of twenty-four was an unexpected blow. The New-York based creative, whose fashion line Nomä New York has been…Continue
Added by Cheryl, Co-founder on September 14, 2022 at 8:00am — No Comments
*Please note that these points apply to adults, not children.
As I imagined it would be, the Oscar slap heard around the world was news for a few days and then it was on to the next things. But I have been mulling it over for the past few weeks and came up with five life lessons that this situation can teach all of…Continue
"Knowledge about SARS-CoV-2 vaccine safety and benefits is evolving to support decision-making about use of these vaccines. Although benefits of these vaccines greatly overweight risks associated with acquisition of infection, the benefit-risk balance should be communicated to patients."
Navigating Prior Authorization and Insurance Appeals for Wigs,…Continue
Added by Cheryl, Co-founder on September 1, 2022 at 9:00am — No Comments
"Hair loss due to alopecia can be discouraging. It impacts not only your outward appearance, but often your self-esteem as well. While many people who have alopecia feel confident in the visible display of their condition, others may be interested in camouflaging or disguising hair loss."
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Added by Cheryl, Co-founder on August 30, 2022 at 10:00am — No Comments
My first bout with Alopecia was about 8 months after the death of my father. I just turned 10 years old. We were still living in the old country, and I was treated with novocaine injections under my scalp in the area affected. Within 6 weeks, this new hair resembling a rough brush was growing like crazy.
Fast forward to 1972. In 1970 we came to the States with our mother, an American citizen. It was tough not knowing the language, not having the many friends we left behind, trying to…Continue