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Three big stars improve balls can be very beautiful but for the millions of men and women would rather keep their hair.
There could be some huge news today John Roberts following this story for us from Atlanta John what is the breaking news is there hope for all these beautiful bald men out there.
Now there's more than hope we could be on a step by down the road to a cure here this is very very big news until now.
Dealing with hair loss has been limited to potions are drugs that slow it down or -- transplantation to move around what we have left on our had.
But this is the very first time researchers have been able to grow new hair follicles.
In the laboratory they took samples from hair follicles from seven volunteers.
Clone those cells in the laboratory -- implanted them -- human skin that was grafted onto the backs of mice.
In five of the seven tests that they tried it resulted in the creation of new hair follicles that grew healthy hair.
A lot of applications here to grow grass for transplantation for men and women who are losing their hair could be implanted in skin grafts.
To help burn victims grow a new head of hair might even be injected directly into the scalp to grow -- where it's been lost.
According to lead researcher Angela Christiana from Columbia University Medical Center.
This has the potential to transform the medical treatment of hair loss.
So current heart transplant surgery is just basically relocation.
Harris from the back of the head to the front but there's no net gain in the number of follicles.
The thinking -- that if we can't get this to work clinically that we can use it's actually increase the number of.
-- Now Chris -- knows what she's talking about as well you see that's a Wiig she's wearing because she has a condition is suffered from it since 1996 -- -- Most of her hair and Gretchen.
Has really made it her calling since then to help people.
Or in a similar situation and here's another direction this could go and as well drug companies have not be able to come up with specific drugs to treat hair loss because.
He can't grow hair in the laboratory so there's nothing to test the drugs -- Now they can grow here in the laboratory so they can bombard these hair follicles with thousands of potential pharmaceutical compounds and maybe find a real cure here.
Wow that is amazing news John Roberts thanks so much that exclusive report right here on the real story thanks John.
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