New Hope For The Hair Impaired

Another baldness remedy may be on the horizon. Called Tricomin, it is a peptide-copper combination discovered by ProCyte, a Kirkland (Wash.) biopharmaceutical company that focuses on tissue repair. ProCyte found that Tricomin caused thick hair growth in mice. The company tested 18 balding men in France, where the regulatory process is quicker. Of those getting the strongest dose, 83% grew thicker hair than they had before, with no apparent side effects. A group using a placebo showed no improvement.

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