Posts Tagged hairloss

The Vigilant Hypochondriac: The reason for gray hair may offer insight into cancer prevention
January 29, 2010

By Tom Valeo, Special to the Times In Print: Wednesday, October 28, 2009 Years ago teenagers would comb hydrogen peroxide into their hair to give themselves a sun-bleached look. Little did they know they were applying the very same substance that, years later, would give most of them at least some gray hair. The only difference would be that the peroxide would be produced by their hair follicles, not the bottle. Scientists have finally figured out that the natural buildup of hydrogen peroxide in hair follicles causes hair to lose […]