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Minoxidil - sold under the brand name Rogaine - can help reverse hair loss when taken by mouth in pill form, doctors say.  But it's not approved by the Food and Drug Administration

Drug known for decades and costing 57 cents a day can restore lost hair, doctors say

A drug that doctors have known can cure hair loss for decades could be more effective than previously believed if the way it’s taken – via a pill instead of an ointment – is changed. Minoxidil – sold under the brand name Rogaine – has been on drugstore shelves since the 1980s as a lotion …

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High streets fear energy bills could shut down hundreds of thousands of businesses

High streets fear energy bills could shut down hundreds of thousands of businesses

Cafes, restaurants and shops across the UK are under threat of closure as spiraling energy bills hit the high street, industry leaders have warned. Hundreds of thousands of small businesses say they could be forced to close or downsize due to massive increases in energy bills this winter. One in seven small businesses now fear …

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Grant Shapps accused of ‘advocating firing and rehiring’ to end railroad strikes

The Transport Secretary has been accused of ‘advocating fire and rehire tactics’ after warning that changes sought by the rail companies could be forced on workers. Grant Shapps told Sky News on Friday he could enact legislation called “Section 188” to impose some of the measures at the heart of the current strikes. “If we …

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Cineworld prepares to file for bankruptcy after pandemic rout

Cineworld, the world’s second-largest cinema chain, is preparing to file for bankruptcy after failing to see a fairly rapid recovery in cinemas since the end of the pandemic. The London-listed firm, which has gone into more than $4.8bn (£4bn) of debt after losses soared as cinemas were closed during the global coronavirus crisis, has engaged …

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Ethereum Merge invites miners and mining pools to make a choice

Ethereum Merge invites miners and mining pools to make a choice

The Ethereum blockchain is ready to make its long-awaited transition from its current proof-of-work (PoW) consensus to proof-of-stake (PoS). The merger date is officially scheduled for September. 15-16 after the successful final integration of the Goerli testnet into the Beacon chain on August 1. 11. Right now, miners can create new Ether (ETH) promising a …

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The state cannot control the global energy market - no matter how much the left demands it

The state cannot control the global energy market – no matter how much the left demands it

Yet this confrontation between Ms Farnish and the Ofgem board – this debate between consumer interests and supplier interests – has taken place without overemphasizing perhaps the most important factor in the debate. These interests, however you decide to weigh them, must always be weighed against soaring global energy prices, which neither the suppliers nor …

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Sadiq Khan accuses government of 'provoking' unions to strike

Sadiq Khan accuses government of ‘provoking’ unions to strike

S Adiq Khan has warned that the government may “deliberately provoke” the unions into strike action after another 24-hour walkout. Speaking as Londoners were told not to travel on the Tube on Friday, Mr Khan said: ‘The way the government is behaving is almost as if they are deliberately provoking strikes across the country , …

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Wealth managers warn retail investors of rising inflation

Wealth managers warn retail investors of rising inflation

Wealth managers have urged retail investors to consider the impact of rising inflation following the 10.1% spike in UK consumer prices revealed this week. Savers should seek to pay down debt, review current and future spending intentions and retirement plans, and try to lessen the effects of inflation on their portfolios, due to soaring prices, …

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Warning as thousands could be hit with HUGE tax burdens after rate hike

Warning as thousands could be hit with HUGE tax burdens after rate hike

THOUSANDS of people could be slapped with a huge bill after interest charged for late tax payments rose by days. HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) charges interest on unpaid taxes and that interest rate is expected to hit a 13-year high within days. 1 The interest rate on unpaid tax will increase by 0.5% points …

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