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The Truth about Stress and Hair Loss

Many Americans are stressed due to the tough economic climate, and recently some of my patients have attributed their thinning hair to stress. While I always listen to my patients’ concerns, I typically tell them that stress is not the cause of their hair loss […]

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A Rare Presidential Greeting

Dr. Leonard meets former President Bush I recently met former President George Bush and his wife Barbara at the University of New England’s dedication of the George and Barbara Bush Center in Biddeford, ME. As an alumnus and a member of the Board of Trustees […]

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Eyebrow Transplantation Growing in Popularity

I recently attended the III Brazilian Congress of Hair Restoration Surgery in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where the topic of eyebrow transplantation was widely discussed. I’m sure you’ve heard the expression, “eyebrows make the face.” Believe it or not, it’s true! The lack of eyebrow […]

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Exciting Stepping Stone on the Hair Loss Research Front

The journal Nature Genetics announced that scientists at McGill University, King’s College London and GlaxoSmithKline Inc. have discovered two genetic variants in Caucasians that together increase the risk sevenfold of male pattern baldness. The study tested a total of 2,775 Caucasian men experiencing male pattern […]

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Molecule Found in Mice May Stimulate Hair Growth

I’m excited to share some interesting news this week. Recently, researchers at Stanford University’s School of Medicine announced the discovery of a molecule that drives hair follicle growth in mice. The study, published in the August issue of the “Journal of Genes and Development,” explains […]

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Your October e-newsletter from Dr. Leonard

  I just returned from the III Brazilian Congress of Hair Restoration Surgery in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Some 115 surgeons attended the event from all over the world, including Argentina, Canada, Columbia, India, and the USA. Many fascinating topics were discussed, specifically the repair […]

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Thoughts from the 16th Annual ISHRS Scientific Meeting

A few weeks ago I attended the 16th annual scientific meeting of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS). The ISHRS is the most important organization in the field of hair restoration, and I’ve attended all of its meetings since the first in Dallas […]

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