Treatment of male androgenetic alopecia with topical products containing Serenoa repens extract

@article{Wessagowit2016TreatmentOM,
  title={Treatment of male androgenetic alopecia with topical products containing Serenoa repens extract},
  author={Vesarat Wessagowit and Chinmanat Tangjaturonrusamee and Tanawatt Kootiratrakarn and Thareena Bunnag and Tanatya Pimonrat and Nattaporn Muangdang and Pitchayasak Pichai},
  journal={Australasian Journal of Dermatology},
  year={2016},
  volume={57}
}
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES Male androgenetic alopecia (AGA) is a common hair problem. [] Key MethodMETHODS This was a pilot, prospective, open, within-subject comparison limited to 24 weeks using no placebo controls. In all, 50 male volunteers aged between 20 and 50 years received topical S. repens products for 24 weeks. The primary end-point was a hair count in an area of 2.54 cm(2) at week 24.
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    Biomedical Journal of Scientific & Technical Research
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Due to the density of hair follicles and the high rate of sebum production, the scalp has characteristics that make it an ideal environment for hair growth and mending.
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