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HMI-115: What We Know So Far

HMI-115 lowers prolactin levels and is currently in clinical trials for the treatment of androgenic alopecia (AGA). Internal, non-peer-reviewed research suggests that HMI-115 may promote hair regrowth in monkeys. Anecdotes from its phase I trials in humans imply that HMI-115 may also regrow hair in men with AGA. But is this the whole story? In … Read more

Ritlecitinib (Litfulo™) For Alopecia Areata: Benefits, Risks, & Hair Growth Outcomes

In a recent milestone, a drug called ritlecitinib (brand name Litfulo™) was approved for treating alopecia areata (AA) in adolescents and adults. But is there high quality evidence supporting ritlecitinib? What are the long-term safety risks? And if it works, does this (relatively) new medication require lifelong use to prevent relapses of … Read more