This is really a potentially life-threatening medical emergency. When it does not stop, it may cause suffocation, emesis (throwing up) with aspiration (emesis going into the lungs) causing aspiration pneumonia - which kills. The study was published in a serious scientific journal of emergency medicine. I see no reason to ridicule this research. The other ones are admittedly funny.
Wounded Israelis in suspected car-ramming attack in West Bank are soldiers (Haaretz)
from the article: U.S., Israeli research team win IgNobel prize for cure for hiccups
Let them come. Let them come in droves. Let artists like Bruce Springsteen and Steve Van Zandt bring Israelis who need to hear it, a message of social justice and freedom for Palestinians.18:17 03.05.16 | 1 comments