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A Chemical in McDonald's French Fries Could Help Cure Baldness, Study Says

Move aside, Rogaine: McDonald’s fries could actually hold the key to curing hair loss.

A new study published in the journal Biomaterials says a chemical used to make McDonald’s beloved fries can help stimulate hair growth.

Scientists in Japan found that dimethylpolysiloxane was a key in producing mass amounts of hair follicle germs (HFGs) at once during a study on mice. According to Inc, Mickey D’s uses the chemical to reduce oil splatter when making their fried foods, and cooks their foods in a mixture of vegetable oil, citric acid, and dimethylpolysiloxane, too.

While the chemical was successful

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