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    Default PGD2 causes hair loss according to Dr. Cotsarelis

    http://www.foxnews.com/health/2012/0...tern-baldness/

    It seems that according to a new study by Cotsaerlis that PGD2 is involved in the inhibition of hair loss seen in men with MPB.

    What could make this extra good news is that there is already a couple of treatments in phase 3 that are aimed at blocking the PGD2-receptor. Meaning that if these findings are significant - we could have a working treatment out quite soon.

    As usually - time will tell...

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    no mention about dht.so we are dumping the dht thesis?
    or maybe we will combine finasteride with the new drug

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    My trolling friend strikes again.

    Guess who's behind a treatment ? Merck.

    Love this industry.

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    Here's an interview from Cotsarelis on the recent discovery. I don't want to get my hopes up too quickly, but if these medications in phase 3 could work in a topical solution like he predicts might be possible...it would be like a miracle out of nowhere.

    http://medicalxpress.com/news/2012-0...hair-loss.html

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    ''It'll take a while to figure out but we'll have to partner with a company to generate more research funding so we can answer that question.''

    Typical Cotsarelis.

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    May, might, maybe; Meh.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kaandereli View Post
    no mention about dht.so we are dumping the dht thesis?
    IIRC, it's known that DHT is involved in causing MPB, somehow, rather than known to be specifically the trigger for it. If that makes sense.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kirby_ View Post
    IIRC, it's known that DHT is involved in causing MPB, somehow, rather than known to be specifically the trigger for it. If that makes sense.
    if this works you won't even have to wait for the product...after the release the details of their studies people will find a way to make their own solutions like in ************.



    hopefully it buy us some time.

    edit: hair loss talk is a bad word lol.
    Last edited by Maradona; 03-21-2012 at 07:09 PM. Reason: lol hair-loss-talk is a bad word?

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    Was going to post this story. Check it out here too:

    http://health.msn.com/health-topics/...ntid=100288313

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    im so happy that they found this out. SO MUCH MORE POTENTIAL NOW

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