Skip to comments.Professors Look at Laughter in MIRTH Study
Posted on 12/24/2013 6:35:52 PM PST by EveningStar
This may be the season to be jolly, but now it seems that even laughter can have its share of harmful side effects, even deadly ones, according to a report in the Christmas edition of BMJ.
"It turns out that what is called the best medicine occasionally does us harm," says co-author Robin Ferner, a clinical pharmacologist at the University of Birmingham, U.K. "Most of the time it makes people happy, but every now and again it kills them."
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Oh the jokes that will be written about this.
Aaaah, a Professor of Mirth— that in itself is funny.
Guess we’ve been lied to all these years. Maybe Gutfeld and the guy he has on Red Eye who is “afraid of everything” will handle this — can’t wait.
i am so sick and tired of one boffin trying to make a name for himself ruining something for a lot of people.
It has also been shown that pickles themselves are lethal.
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