A cure for hair loss? Scientists grow hair on rats using stem cells – and they say the treatment could work on humans …

Posted: January 27, 2015 at 5:43 pm

Achievementmade after coaxing stem cells to become papilla cells Dermal papilla is a special type of cell which is vital to follicle formation It could provide an unlimited source of cells for hair transplant procedures

By Ellie Zolfagharifard For Dailymail.com

Published: 14:15 EST, 27 January 2015 | Updated: 16:16 EST, 27 January 2015

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Finding a cure for baldness has become the holy grail for scientists the world over.

Now researchers in Orlando have come a step closer to a natural treatment after successfully growing new hair using human stem cells.

The breakthrough was achieved after coaxing stem cells to become dermal papilla cells a special type of cell which is vital to follicle formation.

Researchers in Orlando have come a step closer to a natural treatment for baldness after successfully growing new hair using human stem cells. Pictured is the hair growth on the leg of an adult rat

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