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Battling Baldness

29 Mar 2023

It may seem hard to believe, but as late as 1942, male patients in some mental hospitals were castrated to quiet them. This extreme treatment did have some scientific basis, since testosterone, the...

Will Wearing A Hat Make Me Go Bald?

19 Nov 2020

This article was first published in The Skeptical Inquirer.

Treatments for Baldness

20 Mar 2017

Aristotle used goat urine and Hippocrates recommended pigeon droppings, as a treatment for baldness.

Do Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections work for wound healing and baldness?

20 Mar 2017

Blood is composed of red blood cells (RBCs), white blood cells (WBCs), plasma (which is a clear fluid carrying the cells,) and platelets. Platelets are a natural source of different growth factors...

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