How beehives could help battle baldness

December 16, 2014 3:27 PM

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How beehives could help battle baldness

Hair loss sufferers may have to look no further than their local beekeeper for a cure. According to the American Chemical Society, scientists from Hokkaido University in Japan have recently discovered that propolis, a substance in beehives, encourages hair growth in mice.

“I expect that propolis [can] improve hair loss due to inflammation through the anti-inflammatory properties and the keratinocyte-proliferative effect,” Ken Kobayashi, who led the study, told

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