Is it so bad to be bald?
Experts say they have discovered what they believe is the root cause of male pattern baldness. How important is it to find a 'cure'?
The US team told the Journal of Clinical Investigation the fault lies with the stem cells that make new hair. A manufacturing defect means the hair produced is so small it appears invisible to the naked eye.
It may be possible to 'cure' male baldness by restoring the normal function of these cells, the experts hope. Ultimately a cream that helps thicker hair grow could be developed.
Are you bald? Would you be glad of a 'cure' to your baldness? Have you had treatment for baldness?
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