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I get a kick out of the implied conspiracy. ” Yes, they do. Doctors aren’t interested in holding back baldness cures; they’d make more money selling cures that work. There’s no worldwide plot to keep you, your husband, or your brother bald. Closer to home, health-food stores market vitamins and minerals to promote hair growth. These are all worthless, too. Rapid, unexpected hair loss is certainly a sign of deteriorating health. By all means, see a doctor if this is happening to you. But if you are bald or your hair is thinning, your hair loss is almost certainly not a result of your diet, your circulation, your clogged pores, your poor chi, your reliance on commercial shampoos, your yin, your yang, your repugnance for goat urine, or your fondness for McDonald’s hamburgers.
We could have separated races as baritones and sopranos. If Asians ruled the world, they may have had established that Europeans were stupid because they were prone to baldness. It’s all arbitrary. The ruling Europeans went with a certain set of external characteristics and tried to tie intelligence and behavioral characteristics to them. The Human Genome Project, the NIH-fueled effort to map out the location and purpose of the tens of thousands of genes that make up human DNA, provided the definitive answer to the race question.
Very soon, perhaps within a decade, there will be a drug that spurs head hair growth. At first it will most likely have some ridiculous side effect, like impotence or raised blood pressure. Then, after a few more years, the kinks in the drug will be worked out and then all we’ll have to worry about are kinks in our hair. Researchers know what causes hair to stop growing, and pharmaceutical companies are pouring millions of dollars into drug development because they know the antibaldness pill will be as big as Viagra.