Studies get to root of dandruff, reveal new causes, cures for ailment

July 1, 2002

New Orleans - When it comes to understanding dandruff, two top researchers at Procter & Gamble are successfully getting to the root of the nasty scalp condition that affects more than half of the global population. Innovative research in P&G's lab has yielded some surprising new data about a type of fungus that grows on the human scalp. The study findings point to new causes of dandruff and lay the groundwork for new cures.