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Mar 14, 2016 12:31 PM ET
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.
Mar 2, 2016 10:05 AM ET // AFP
The gene, IRF4, could help unlock techniques and treatments that slow or even halt that graying process.
Oct 7, 2015 12:36 PM ET
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.
Aug 10, 2015 01:13 PM ET
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.
Jul 29, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Human hair has been studied for decades, which makes the discovery of a previously unknown component in it all the more surprising.
Jun 8, 2015 08:24 AM ET
Every Monday, we answer some of YOUR questions! This week, let’s tackle hair. Why do we all have different hair?
Apr 10, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
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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