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‘How stress turns hair white decoded’

Publicado em 23 janeiro 2020
BOSTON: - Researchers have identified for the first time the mechanism by which chronic stress causes hair colour loss, an advance that may lead to the development of novel drugs which can prevent the whitening of hair. In the study, published in the journal Nature, the scientists induced intense pain in special black mice for several weeks using a substance called resiniferatoxin, and turned the animals’ fur completely white. “For the longest time it’s been said that stress [...]