French fries may not be good for the waistline, but it may be a whole different story for the hairline.
Japanese scientists have reportedly found a new treatment for hair loss.
According to a paper published in the journal "Biomaterials," scientists were able to re-grow hair in mice using the method.
According to the online magazine Newsweek, the method uses the same type of silicon used by some fast-food restaurants, including McDonald's.
The silicon is often added to french fries to prevent frothing, and that chemical helped the scientists mass-produce "hair follicle germs," a key ingredient in hair growth.
Preliminary research suggests the same method will be just as successful when it's used on people.