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Sixty seconds on . . . sex

BMJ 2021; 374 doi: (Published 13 September 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;374:n2237
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. The BMJ

You’ve got my attention, what’s new?

Research that’s just won the IgNobel prize for medicine has found that sex can clear the nose, perhaps confirming Freud’s thought that the nose and the genitals are connected and giving a whole new meaning to the expression “hanky panky.”1

That’s not to be sniffed at, can I take part?

You’re too late, the study has ended. Eighteen orgasmic heterosexual healthcare workers and their partners, one or both of whom had nasal …

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