Radio 4 Case Notes Show Covers Hair Loss And Hair Colour
25th January 2009
BBC Radio 4’s Case Notes interviews Farjo research associate Prof V Randall and discusses hair loss and treatments.
Farjo research associate and colleague, Prof Valarie Randall, of University of Bradford, was the main guest of Dr Mark Potter on the Case Notes program on BBC Radio 4. Prof Randall and her team have been collaborating on research with Drs Farjo for many years and you can read more about this under our R&D section.
Another guest of the show was world-renowned dermatologist and hair researcher, Dr Andrew Messenger, from the Royal Hallamshire Hospital in Sheffield. Dr Messenger has been of great help to us over the years when needed with his advice and expert opinion. Both colleagues explained to listeners the causes of hair loss and the available treatments as well as the science behind them.
What is minoxidil? When researching hair growth treatments, you are likely to have heard of both minoxidil and finasteride. Both minoxidil and finasteride can aid hair growth; more information can be found on finasteride here. In this blog post, we are going to share some more information on minoxidil. Minoxidil, which is also sometimes known […]
What is finasteride? Finasteride is a medication that is commonly used as a treatment for hair loss and baldness. Finasteride reduces the body’s production of dihydrotestosterone (DHT), which causes gradual hair loss, protecting the hair from DHT damage. Does finasteride work? Finasteride is a popular treatment for preventing hair loss and baldness due to […]
Hair transplant surgery is a procedure that thousands of men and women undergo every year in order to combat balding or thinning hair. Here, leading surgeon Dr Farjo answers some of the most commonly asked questions regarding hair loss and the treatments available. How long will it take for my hair transplant to grow? […]