Experts Uncover Cause of Greyness

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Scientists
at Bradford University believe they have uncovered the root cause
of why hair turns grey.

It is an accepted
part of the ageing process, but experts say understanding how grey
hair happens could help find a way to prevent it.

Experiments
found it is caused by a massive build-up of hydrogen peroxide due
to wear and tear of hair follicles, which blocks hair’s natural
pigment.

The research
has been hailed as a "major breakthrough."

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March
5, 2009

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