Hair Loss Prediction Male-Important Research

Tendency To Hair Loss Inherited From The Mother

Scientists from the universities of Bonn and Düsseldorf, Germany, have shown that specific changes in the genetic ‘construction manual’ of the androgen receptor may result in premature balding. The affected gene lies on the x chromosome; men inherit the defect therefore from their mother — supporting the widespread assumption that as far as hair loss is concerned men take after their maternal grandfather rather than their father.

Baldness Gene Discovered: 1 In 7 Men At Risk

Researchers have identified two genetic variants in Caucasians that together produce an astounding sevenfold increase the risk of male pattern baldness.

 

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