The report reviews key players involved in the therapeutics development for Androgenic Alopecia
and enlists all their major and minor projects
While androgens may be implicated in both androgenic alopecia
and prostate cancer, and the incidence of both increases with age, a direct relationship has yet to be proven.
A snapshot of the global therapeutic scenario for Androgenic Alopecia
, otherwise known as male pattern baldness, affects five per cent of men by the age of 20.
HYG-440, a topical anti-androgen, is under study as a potential treatment for acne and androgenic alopecia
Anageline shows a significant inhibiting effect (-18%) on the activity of 5-alpha reductase II, an enzyme responsible for follicle miniaturization characteristic of androgenic alopecia
Anti-androgens have a role in the treatment of prostate cancer, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), hirsutism, androgenic alopecia
(male-pattern baldness) and acne.
In published clinical trials, each major component of the new API - minoxidil sulfate, finasteride, and alfatradiol - has proven to inhibit androgenic alopecia
(male pattern baldness) effectively.
The company's best-selling shampoo and hair-growth treatments target androgenic alopecia
, the most common type of hair loss, which afflicts almost 50 percent of white men over age 40.
DNC-L, two comprehensive formulas for advanced androgenic alopecia
(male pattern baldness), compete head-to-head against Rogaine, whose only active ingredient is minoxidil.
Finasteride is a commonly prescribed medication for the treatment of Androgenic Alopecia
(AGA) or common hair loss.
By conducting a well-designed and controlled efficacy trial, results showed that the HairMax LaserComb is truly an effective, convenient, well-tolerated treatment for hair loss caused by Androgenic Alopecia