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Alopecia Areata: The shame and embarrassment of this disease devastates the lives of too many women and girls when treatments do not work. Since 2007 Bald Girls Do Lunch has connected with over 3,000 to restore self-confidence and conquer isolation. With requests for meet-ups in every state and beyond the USA, Bald Girls is answering the plea for women to find others for community and support. From intimate groups to style workshops to restoring her looks, BGDL puts women on the track to normalcy and living well with this disease. Learn more...

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Got Alopecia? Take Self-Help Research Survey!

January 18th, 2017 by Chassin

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Researchers at the University of Sheffield’s Department of Psychology want to hear from you!

Will a self-help program aid patients with visible skin differences?

Be part of the survey this week. You might win a very nice Amazon Gift card chosen from all participants.  Register  HERE  Learn more HERE.

Alopecia Areata Research Update from Mount Sinai

August 9th, 2016 by Chassin

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Dept of Dermatology Researchers, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Health System

Here at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, it is an exciting time for treatment in alopecia areata. Currently we have three trials going on: an injectable, a topical and an oral. Read More

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Clinical Trials Got Your Interest?

April 23rd, 2016 by Chassin

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Mount Sinai ( New York ) has options for alopecia areata patients

Mount SinaiIs there a cure for alopecia areata? No, there is no cure, but researchers are doing clinical trials in search of safe and effective alopecia treatments. Dr. Emma Guttman, in New York is conducting several studies including a pilot study with Tralokinumab for moderate to severe alopecia areata.

Follow along with our interview so you can talk to your friends and family about new studies for alopecia treatment… Read More

Clinical Trials Underway at Mount Sinai Department of Dermatology

March 18th, 2016 by Chassin

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (New York)

Alopecia Areata research is of great interest to people with this autoimmune skin disorder. This Bald Girls Do Lunch blog informs you with patient-friendly posts on alopecia areata news, clinical trials and popular posts like our features on Tofacitinib and Ruxolitinib. In 2016…Read More

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Sign Up for Research Updates

February 14th, 2016 by Chassin

Research & Treatment Posts in BGDL Alopecia Areata Support Blog

Sign Up Today to be in the know when we publish an update series on the Mount Sinai Medical Center clinical trials. Watch your inbox for news about Dr. Emma Guttman, Dermatology Researcher for the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

6 Questions for Xeljanz Trial Participant

August 21st, 2015 by Chassin

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6 Questions for Alopecia Patient on Xeljanz http://bgdl.org/1Jqgj0J

Alopecia areata patient on Xeljanz talks to Bald Girls Do Lunch alopecia support founder Thea Chassin.

FDA Hearings to Include Alopecia Areata

July 14th, 2015 by Chassin

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Alopecia Areata Slated for FDA Hearings http://bgdl.org/1LeuyGa

Bald Girls Do Lunch Announces FDA Hearings on #AlopeciaAreata #alopecia

Research News You Can Use from BGDL

October 23rd, 2014 by Chassin

 

 

We’ve recently focused on the latest medicines and research in the alopecia areata field. Interested in the latest science and findings?

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Research news: Of mice and humans

February 15th, 2013 by Chassin

Research News: Of mice, humans and what’s new about mouse-model research methods.

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