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It doesn’t get much easier: you pull a few hairs out of your head and send them to the lab. One month later, the analysis gives you an accurate ‘body diary’ of the last 90 days before the test. Depending on the focus, the user gains insight into things like nutrient levels, the use of (hard) drugs, toxic substances, leaking breast implants, or nicotine. The hair test, developed by the Maastricht start-up Hair Diagnostix, is now available.

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