MIAMI (CBSMiami) –Those delicious french fries may be good for you, well, for your hairline but not for your waistline.READ MORE: Storms Causing Flight Delays At South Florida Airports
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: COVID In Florida: 5,520 New Cases, 9 Deaths Reported On Sunday
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: Former President Trump Targets McConnell, Pence During Speech To GOP Donors
Preliminary research suggests the same method will be just as successful when it’s used on people.