Category: Why Medical Hypotheses should not be a journal

NCBI ROFL: On the function of groaning and hyperventilation during sexual intercourse.

By ncbi rofl | February 11, 2011 7:00 pm

On the function of groaning and hyperventilation during sexual intercourse: intensification of sexual experience by altering brain metabolism through hypocapnia.

“Sexual arousal is accompanied by some typical physiological reaction patterns. Another typical feature of sexual intercourse is involuntary sound production implying in its more intense forms acceleration of breathing (hyperventilation). Read More

NCBI ROFL: Self-fertilization in human: Having a male embryo without a father.

By ncbi rofl | October 4, 2010 7:00 pm

costume“Chimeras are the result of fusion of two zygotes to form a single embryo, producing an individual with genetically different kinds of tissue. If the fused zygotes are of different sex, the individual develops both ovarian and testicular tissues. The majority of these people are best reared as females and many pregnancies with living offspring have been reported in persons reared as females, and several cases has fathered a child. Read More

NCBI ROFL: President Kennedy's death: A poison arrow-assisted homicide.

By ncbi rofl | July 15, 2010 7:00 pm

800px-JFK_limousine_cut_off_ver.“‘President John F. Kennedy’s death was a neurotoxin-assisted homicide’ is the hypothesis of this study. A review of medical evidence demonstrates evidence of a neurotoxin-assisted homicide. The convergence of three independent actions, or the signature traits of a neurotoxin-assisted homicide- the emergence of neurological signs consistent with a neurotoxin-induced paralysis, the induction of a small neck wound consistent with a flechette-transported neurotoxin entry wound, and the execution of a coverup to eliminate neurotoxin evidence, supports this hypothesis. This review suggests, JFK’s death had all the signature traits of a neurotoxin-assisted homicide.” Read More

NCBI ROFL: Nothing like a thin coat of earwax to keep the bugs away.

By ncbi rofl | July 13, 2010 7:00 pm

370px-Earwax_on_swabEarwax (cerumen) might be formulated into a safe and biodegradable insect repellent

“Some of the most common life threatening insect-borne diseases include malaria, leshmaniasis and yellow fever which can be prevented or treated with different non-therapeutic/therapeutic procedures such as use of mosquito net, insect repellent (IR), vector controlling strategies, vaccination and implementation of pharmaceuticals. Among these methods IR provides the cheapest and easiest one to use. Read More

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