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Chemotherapy and hair loss

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For many people who are faced with the tough prospect of going through chemotherapy, one of their greatest concerns is losing their hair. Hair loss can be traumatising for cancer patients, as it’s such a visible sign of their illness and a constant reminder of what they are going through. Not everyone who is going […]

Is air pollution linked to hair loss?

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We all know the damage that air pollution can do to our overall health, especially to our respiratory system. However, research suggests that dirty air might also have a more visible impact – it might be causing hair loss. It’s thought that exposure to common pollutants may be the culprit. Researchers found that when cells […]

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So Long, Shaun!

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Former Eastenders star and Farjo patient Shaun Williamson won the hearts of viewers but narrowly missed out on a place in tonight’s Celebrity Big Brother final If, like millions of us, reality TV is something of a guilty pleasure and a chance to switch off from the outside world, then you will have been glued […]

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Farjo Leads Trichology Congress

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This weekend, The Farjo Hair Institute is set to bring some of the world’s top hair loss experts together, as part of this year’s inaugural International Trichology Congress. Dr Bessam Farjo will host the prestigious two-day event at the Manchester clinic from 25 to 26 March, covering topics such as trichology, endocrinology and nutrition. The […]

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PRP Therapy

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The rise of ‘vampire’ treatments hit us back in 2013, with the likes of Kim Kardashian and her comrades opting for weird and wonderful facials using re-injected blood. At the time, these treatments were big news and came with a slight air of disbelief (who wouldn’t be shocked by a photo of Kim with a […]

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BBC Horizon Features Farjo Hair Institute

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The iconic BBC Horizon team gathered together a team of scientists and doctors to investigate our hair. They visited research laboratories of some of the world’s leading hair care companies, including L’Oreal and ghd, to explore the latest cutting-edge research and technology for hair and hair care. The Farjo Hair Institute was invited to be […]

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Cold Feet Star Hopes to ‘Stay Young’ (& Find Love?) with Farjo

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Eagle-eyed readers of our blog will know that a hair transplant paved the way for online dating success for a previous patient, and now much-loved comedy actor John Thomson has followed a similar route. Before reprising his role as the loveable Pete Gifford in Cold Feet, John checked into the Farjo Hair Institute in the […]

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Love Is In The Hair For Balding Bachelors

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It’s no shock that when it comes to dating, both women and men will have a number of boxes that need to be ticked, from height to financial stability, body type to even fertility. Hair loss, unsurprisingly, is also one of these boxes, and it’s something that our clients often list as a factor when […]

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It’s Not Always Down To Beginner’s Luck

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This summer marks the culmination of Manchester’s reign as European City of Science, an accolade that has seen the city celebrate all things science-related, as well as its place at the forefront of scientific developments. While the city’s historical and cultural influence cannot be overlooked, I’m delighted to have seen such a focus placed on […]

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Hair Loss: A Double Dose Of Stress

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If you’re worried about your thinning tresses, you might want to take a close look at your wellbeing as a starting point. Believe it or not, stress is the second biggest cause of hair loss after genetics – and here’s the science behind it. Hair has a programmed life cycle, starting with a growth phase, […]