(RNN) – French fries may not be good for your waistline, but your hairline is a whole different story.
Japanese scientists touted the new treatment for hair loss in an article published in the journal Biomaterials.
Am I supposed to eat the french fries or rub them into my thinning hair?— LEGOattackHelicopter (@Crawfish4Kraken) February 6, 2018
I think I'm being punked by Japanese food scientists.
The method uses the same type of silicon added to cooking oil by some fast-food restaurants, including McDonald’s, to keep it from frothing, Newsweek reported.
And it was that chemical that helped scientists mass-produce "hair follicle germs." They’re a key ingredient in hair growth.
I am just going to glue McDonalds french fries to my head to grow my hair back.— Brian Cuban (@bcuban) February 5, 2018
Scientists were able to regrow hair in mice and preliminary research suggests the same method would be just as successful when used on people.
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