A hair regeneration hat
Image credit: Chu et al. 2019 (https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-019-09402-8)
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- The research study was conducted on young mice. Would we get the same results for older mice?
- Would prolonged mechanical stimulation on the human scalp induce hair regeneration?
- How much pressure would be required to stimulate hair growth in humans? Would the amount of pressure be tolerable/safe?
Chu, Szu-Ying, et al. "Mechanical stretch induces hair regeneration through the alternative activation of macrophages." Nature communications 10.1 (2019): 1-11.