When doctors transplant a patient's own hair they take a small strip of hair and scalp from the back of the head. The hair here belongs to bodily hair. The follicles are resistant to male hormones and produce hair throughout a person's lifetime.
Steeped in myth and legend, the forest has long held deep meaning and been a source of fascination. How did the woods become so symbolic for so many, from the romantics and the Nazis to modern environmentalists?
Legendary Formula One driver Niki Lauda has undergone lung transplant surgery in his hometown, Vienna. The Austrian has had various health issues since his infamous crash at the Nürburgring in 1976.
The Wacken music festival is the biggest heavy metal headbangers' ball. Enjoy it. But spare a thought for your brain.
Processionary caterpillars, whose hairs can cause rashes and breathing problems, have spread across Germany, residing in oak trees. Some have suggested the infestation is linked to climate change.
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