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Scientists Find the ‘Werewolf’ Gene

That’s right Faithful Readers, scientists have finally found the werewolf gene. But before you get too excited, I’m talking about werewolf syndrome, officially known as hypertrichosis. Hypertrichosis is a disorder that causes people to sprout thick long hair on their faces and bodies and at long last scientists have discovered a genetic mutation responsible for…Continue readingScientists Find the ‘Werewolf’ Gene

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Hypertrichosis (Werewolf Syndrome)

Hypertrichosis is a genetic disorder that triggers uncontrolled hair growth due to physical defects like non-functioning of endocrine gland, infections, mutation, malnutrition, drugs or hereditary factors. Also called werewolf syndrome, it leads to hair formation in unwanted areas generally exempting the hands, feet and eyes. Werewolf syndrome is a rare condition which affects only one…Continue readingHypertrichosis (Werewolf Syndrome)