Your Health: Nov. 15, 1999


MY HEAD, YOUR ARM Why would anyone take hair from a man's head and grow it on a woman's arm? To advance science--and maybe a new treatment for baldness. In a novel experiment, researchers removed patches of a man's scalp--hair, roots and follicles--and transplanted them onto the forearm of an unrelated woman. The patches took root and after more than two months showed no signs of rejection. This suggests it may someday be possible to cover bald spots with a full head of hair from someone with hair to spare.

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