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The eyes don’t have it

The communicative power of eye contact might well be a myth, if a recent Australian experiment is indicative. Making eye contact with another person is considered to be a highly effective way of concentrating the transition of messages, so much so

Fear of hair loss used to consume me. Now I don’t think it needs curing

I’m being stalked by hair loss clinics. At virtually every online turn I’ve taken in recent weeks I’ve been confronted by ads for companies promising a cure for something I don’t think needs curing. Normally Google is terrifyingly brilliant at reading

Don’t eat bitter pumpkin; it could cause major hair loss, warns doctor

The cucurbit plant family includes squashes, marrows, melons and pumpkins.  Image: 123RF/yelenayemchuk A doctor has warned that bitter-tasting pumpkins and squashes can contain potent toxins, after two women were poisoned by their dinners and lost most of their hair. French dermatologist Philippe