For years scientists
have sought the silver bullet for hair loss and one such company now claims it
may have the magic elixir for hair restoration. Enter the door Histogen HSC
(Hair Stimulating Complex).
To give you some
background Histogen is a biomedical company founded by Dr. Gale Naughton in 2007
that specializes in regenerative medicine. Through its research in culturing
newborn cells in an embryonic environment they derived growth factors and Wnt
proteins from which they developed an injectable proprietary formula for growing
hair. This formulation was first tested in Honduras .
In the mentioned
study 24 participants were chosen for a double blind placebo treatment
regime. It encompassed a onetime administration of an injectable form of Histogen.
The patients scalp hairs were to be monitored for thickness, density, and hair
count at appropriate points in time. At the end of the study (which was 12
weeks) all of the participants using Histogen experienced increases in the
mentioned areas. Plus what was even more exciting was that all participants
continued to show hair growth improvements a year later based upon a single
injection. No evidence of any type of side effect was reported.
further development of its hair loss treatment in Singapore where it has
received substantial foreign backing. They feel they will have a commercially
viable product to be introduced in those areas by 2013. They hope to make the
same available in the United States by the end of 2014.
MALE AND FEMALE HAIR LOSS TREATMENTS