By Kiera Aaron for Prevention.com
The only thing worse than watching more and more of your beautiful strands swirl down the shower drain is the lack of sufficient solutions: wigs look fake, thickening products make little difference, and hair transplants can be costly and disappointing. But now, researchers at Columbia University Medical Center may have found a solution—and it’s game-changing.
First you need to know a little something about dermal papillae cells: stem cells found in the base of hair follicles that tell the skin to make a new hair follicle. Researchers have had their eye on these cells for some time, but it’s been difficult to successfully use them in the lab. Until now.
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