Scalp Cooling Reduces Hair Loss by Lessening Chemotherpy Absorbed by Hair Follicles

Research has shown that scalp cooling can help some people keep some or quite a bit of their hair during chemotherapy. But how scalp cooling works hasn’t been clearly understood.

Now, a study offers a first peek at the biology behind scalp cooling therapy by finding it dramatically reduces the amount of chemotherapy medicine absorbed by the hair follicles. [Read more…]

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