We modern humans have hair in a few seemingly useless places, but we were a LOT furrier in our evolutionary past. DNews examines why we ditched so much of our body hair.
The gene, IRF4, could help unlock techniques and treatments that slow or even halt that graying process.
About 2 to 4 percent of the population suffers from trichotillomania, or hair pulling syndrome. As with many mental health issues, the syndrome is caused by a complicated mix of psychology, biology, and the environment.
The medication sold under the brand name Rogaine, may trigger fainting in rare instances.
Forget all of those Hollywood hair-sample crime-busting tales and join Julian for a real-world look at what your locks can say about you.
Human hair has been studied for decades, which makes the discovery of a previously unknown component in it all the more surprising.
Every Monday, we answer some of YOUR questions! This week, let’s tackle hair. Why do we all have different hair?
Plucking lots of hairs from one area prompts the body to command more hair to be grown to take its place. Continue reading →
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