Inventor Behnam Azizkhani describes a newly patented (US 9,089,597) medical treatment (for herpes and other conditions) involving intravenous diluted garlic juice injections – which were self-tested. The patent includes this compelling technical drawing; the inventor is represented, graphically, as the bottommost element of the drawing: Please note: Improbable strongly recommends that interested parties should consult qualified […]
‘Shoe-smell’ to control epilepsy – myth or reality?
Dr. Harinder Jaseja, who is Associate Professor of Physiology at the Gajra Raja Medical College, Gwalior, India, has undertaken one of the very few studies investigating the efficacy (or otherwise) of ‘shoe smell’ to control epileptic attacks. Out of a group of 32 epilepsy sufferers, 3 were given the opportunity to use the smelling shoe-smell […]
Hair Pulling: Cured by a Motor Cycle Helmet
This week’s Novel Cure of the Week is described in a study published in 1979: “Nursing care study. Hair Pulling: Cured by a Motor Cycle Helmet,” A. May, Nursing Mirror, 1979 Jun 7;148(23):37-8. We do not have access to that journal, and would likely enjoy seeing a copy of the article. [UPDATE April 3: Kurt […]