androgenetic alopecia

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an·dro·ge·net·ic alopecia

 (ăn′drō-jə-nĕt′ĭk)
n.
Progressive loss of scalp hair associated with increased sensitivity of hair follicles to androgens, thought to be caused by both genetic and environmental factors. It is more common and more severe in men (where it is referred to as "male pattern baldness" or "male pattern hair loss") than in women ("female pattern baldness" or "female pattern hair loss").
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In a German study, just published in the International Journal of Dermatology, scientists took small pieces of scalp from men who had early male pattern baldness.
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Androgenic Alopecia is commonly known as pattern baldness.
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A hair-raising 50% of men will experience some degree of male pattern baldness by the time they're 50 according to recent NHS figures.
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He said the treatment is also expected to work for others who have hair loss, including those suffering from male pattern baldness.
The most common form is male pattern baldness, or androgenetic alopecia, which is hereditary and affects up to 50 per cent of men by their 50s.
The study raises the possibility that drugs known as JAK inhibitors could be used to restore hair growth in multiple forms of hair loss such as that induced by male pattern baldness, and additional types that occur when hair follicles are trapped in a resting state.