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Incyte Corporation (INCY), Novartis AG (NVS)’ New Drug Helps Some Bald Patients Regrow Hair


8/18/2014 6:42:01 AM

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Scientists have completely reversed hair loss in three people by giving them a drug normally used to treat bone marrow disorders. The patients had alopecia areata - a condition that can cause severe, patchy baldness that is difficult to treat. But after five months of taking the medication ruxolitinib, all three saw total hair re-growth. The findings from Columbia University Medical Center are published in the journal Nature Medicine.

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