24 June 2006

Clowns Used To Treat Infertility

A smasher of a new method to increase fertility rates has been discovered, it appears.

A team of Israeli scientists yesterday revealed that laughter may indeed be the best medicine, particularly when it comes to treating infertility. Doctors at the Assaf Harofeh Medical Centre in Zerifin have been administering regular doses of 'clowning around' to women receiving IVF treatment. And according to their findings more than a third of patients exposed to the frolics of red-nosed, floppy-shoed comics became pregnant, compared to just 19 percent of those in a fun-free zone.

There is a question that begs to be asked, but we better not. Anyhow, if these red noses ...

Who cares? Good job!