Tsuji will cost nearly half a million

Discuss the latest news about cutting edge hair loss research: Tsuji, RepliCel, Follicum, etc.
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Re: Tsuji will cost nearly half a million

Post by Uncle Grandfather » 6 months ago

I fucking called this two years ago, lmao.
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Re: Tsuji will cost nearly half a million

Post by That Guy » 6 months ago

Afro_Vacancy wrote:
6 months ago
How many children do you want?
I think 3 would be good
Uncle Grandfather wrote:
6 months ago
I fucking called this two years ago, lmao.
Maybe, but I think that ~400k is...high, even by most reasonable estimates in the past.

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Re: Tsuji will cost nearly half a million

Post by JLBB » 6 months ago

Uncle Grandfather wrote:
6 months ago
I fucking called this two years ago, lmao.
I did on Hairlosstalk to and got flamed to oblivion. Also got flamed for saying that Histogen was a fraud, Brotzu would do virtually nothing, and setipiprant would be less effective than minoxidil.

Most of these cures/treatments were posting before and after photos in the beginning with blaring lights in a before pic and an almost dark room in the afters. If a group of scientists are going to fix global hairloss woes, chances are they’ll know how to control the most important variable lighting in a fucking before and after photo.

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Re: Tsuji will cost nearly half a million

Post by nameless » 5 months ago

EvilLocks wrote:
6 months ago
*sigh*
Look I hope it works out for you. I don't wish for you are anyone here to fail in doing what they want to. I just think your expectations are a little high. Even if it's not a hot 19 year old but a beautiful 25-29 year old, those women are often set on successful/handsome men in their late 20s-30s, if you are pushing 50 you'll be in for a rude awakening, most likely. I'm 26 and married to a man who's 31, I think the 5 year age gap is perfect but I would not feel hot about a man in his 50s. Maybe early 40s if it was the right guy. If you asked me when I was 19 though, I would have never gone for a man in his 40s and beyond. I have always been interested in older men but when I say "older" I don't mean men that could be my grandfather. When I was 17 I started going out with a man who was 15 years older and that was pushing it for me, all my friends could not believe their eyes, they were all going out with boys in their teens or very early 20s. Even now most of my friends are dating men in their 20s, some rare occasions 30s. But it's fine if you prove me wrong, good for you if you do manage to live the lifestyle you want.
You use a "sigh" to slight me and belittle me but really you don't have the knowledge to know whether or not I'm right or wrong. You don't investigate age-reversal because you're in your 20s. And note that I'm not trying to slight you or belittle you; I'm just stating a fact. You are not interested in age-reversal because you are in your 20s but I'm decades older than you so I do look into age-reversal. So obviously, I'm more educated than you regarding age-reversal therapies. It does seem like the CRISPR technology should make a reasonable person think that age-reversal is at least possible but you obviously reject that idea. Still, i don't belittle you or slight you because you don't accept that CRISPR might possibly reverse the aging process even though I think it should be obvious to any reasonably intelligent person that it might do exactly that AND since CRISPR tech is already in some clinical trials it's also reasonable to think it could find it's way into human trials to treat the human aging process soon, if it isn't already. I do know that CRISPR tech is already being researched in dogs to treat the aging process. So CRISPR is already in the process of being studies to reverse aging.

Just to let you know CRISPR = editing genes inside of cells. You can alter a lot of human processes by editing genes in cells, perhaps even the aging process. And attempts to do so are in the drug developmental process right now as we speak.

That aside, there are other less compelling anti-aging treatments in the developmental process including senscence therapy,
telomerase therapy, and other anti-aging therapies. Are any of the anti-aging therapies going to work? I don't know. But I do know that they involve plausible and serious research.

Let me use hair loss research to make a point here: none of the early hair loss treatments have worked well so far, although a few have worked a little bit. Those early attempts to cure hair loss were cases of people applying any ole thing on scalps to try to regrow hair like sheep dung. Further into the future more advanced attempts at rubbing any ole thing onto people's scalps got us to minoxidil, which did grow a few hairs. Hair loss research then advanced to more scientific therapies such as 5-alpha reductase inhibitors and even the anti-androgen RU58841, which was discontinued for fear it could cause anti-negative androgenic consequences. Now hair loss has research has advanced to the cellular therapies and they should be coming to market in the foreseeable future if they work. I'm certain they will work.

Age-reversal research likewise has taken a long journey. So-called scientists gave people all kinds of things to reverse aging for centuries. None of that stuff worked. But recently it was discovered that an old drug called "Metformin" seems to slow the aging process and now it is in clinical trials to literally treat some aspect(s) of the aging process. Will it prove to be effective? I don't know. But even if it does prove to be effective it's effect will only be on a small part of the aging process so it's results won't WOW! anyone. Still, it might work a little. And if it does then it will be like researchers rubbing minoxidil on people's heads to try to grow a little hair and if it works it should be available to treat aging soon. But the other experimental treatments for aging that are further back in development than "Metformin" are like the new sophisticated cell-based investigational hair loss treatments. Telomerase therapy, CRISPR, Senolytic therapy, and other such treatments are targeted, sophisticated, and extremely scientific.

I'm not belittling you or slighting you. I understand that you don't have a reason to look into age-reversal research so you don't do so. But I have looked into age-reversal research and I'm just saying that you could be wrong. And I'm also saying it's impolite for you to "sigh" me regarding this issue when you yourself haven't looked into the facts about this matter enough to draw a reasonable factual conclusion.

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Re: Tsuji will cost nearly half a million

Post by Oldnbald » 5 months ago

Unless you can show some pictures of yourself, in your twenties and thirties, and then now, so we can at least see the good looks you're talking about, it's just going to be back and forth nonsense.

I'm a pretty fair minded, objective guy, if you're some John Stamos look a like without the hair, I might buy it. If not, then it'll be tough luck and time to realize the ride is over.

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