Researchers have isolated a new population of primitive, stress-resistant human pluripotent stem cells easily derived from fat tissue that are able to differentiate into virtually every cell type in the human body without genetic modification.
In a discovery that could lead to new treatments for individuals with hair and scalp disorders, a team of researchers have honed in on the growth factor responsible for helping hair follicles form and regenerate during the wound-healing process.
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