A cure for baldness? Scientists discover immune cells that trigger hair growth - paving the way to a cream treatment

Scientists have discovered how certain immune cells could be used to cure balding. 
The regulatory T-cells, known as 'Tregs', are present throughout our bodies. They control inflammation by ensuring every part of the immune system is running smoothly. 
Now a research team has discovered another previously unknown function of Tregs: they can trigger hair growth.
Testing mice, scientists from the University of California at San Francisco showed how Tregs in the skin send out signals that stimulate hair follicles to regenerate.
Lead researcher Dr Michael Rosenblum said the findings mark one of... read more

 
26 May 2017 in Health, Views: 50
Source: Daily Mail
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