MIAMI (CBSMiami) –Those delicious french fries may be good for you, well, for your hairline but not for your waistline.READ MORE: Have You Seen This Woman? Andreae Lloyd Missing After Being Abducted From Miami-Dade Home
Japanese scientists say they’ve found a new treatment for hair loss using a silicon that McDonald’s adds to its french fries to prevent oil splatter.READ MORE: Jury Reaches Verdict Of Manslaughter In Dayonte Resiles Murder Trial, Then Goes Back To Deliberating Room
According to a paper published in the journal Biomaterials, scientists were able to regrow hair in mice using the method.
The chemical helped the scientists mass-produce something called hair follicle germs which are a key ingredient in hair growth.MORE NEWS: South Florida's Lane & Cameron Bess Set To Become First Father-Son Duo To Travel To Space Aboard Blue Orbit Spacecraft
Preliminary research suggests the same method will be just as successful when it’s used on people.