Made-up medicine works on made-up illnesses
ACUPUNCTURE has been shown to be extremely effective amongst people who have nothing wrong with them.
An academic study has shown that the majority of patients reporting mystery symptoms stopped pretending they had them when someone poked at them with a cocktail stick.
Professor Henry Brubaker, of the Institute for Studies, said: "To truly assess the efficacy of acupuncture a widespread double-blind test needs to be conducted over a series of years but to be honest it's the equivalent of mapping the DNA of pixies or conducting a geological study of Narnia."
Wednesday, 1 June 2011
Daily Mash Win
Once again, the Daily Mash nails it: