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Thursday, April 26, 2007

Snake Bites, Cancer, Infertility -- What Problems Can Urine NOT Solve

From the Telegraph:
A dramatic surge in the popularity of "urine therapy" in Cameroon has prompted the government to ban its consumption and threaten persistent offenders with jail.

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I had haemorrhoids for five years and nothing gave me relief. But six months ago, I started drinking half a glass of my urine every morning and I am practically healed," a shopkeeper from the capital Yaounde wrote to Le Messager newspaper. A magistrate claimed: "For several years I haven't had a hair on my head, but since I started drinking my urine it's started growing again - it's extraordinary."
When do we start seeing the late-night infomercials for fast acting, Urine Magic?

Via Samizdata. Full article here.

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