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Western drugs for baldness are gaining ground in China from traditional herbal remedies and even...

Western drugs for baldness are gaining ground in China from traditional herbal remedies and even more esoteric treatments such as snake gall bladders. The market is small but has surged 90% to 100.7M yuan ($16.4M) in five years, and it looks like it could grow much further: in one survey, 47% of respondents said they had sought help for their hair loss. Companies that could benefit include Merck (MRK), J&J (JNJ), Pfizer (PFE) and L'Oreal (LRLCF.PK).
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  • ralphey
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    Do you get snake oil from snake gall bladders?
    6 Jun 2013, 10:05 AM Reply Like
  • maybenot
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    Don't know about the snake oil -- but which baldy stuff is the best?

     

    Hey! -- a man has his pride! (or at least his dreams) :)
    7 Jun 2013, 10:05 AM Reply Like
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