April 17, 2009

From The News Wire: Yuck It Up

Hey! Science new items that doesn't involve mice! More significantly it is about a subject near and dear to YDMV, Laughs. Yes humor fans finally a research study that ask the burring question, "If stress messes up BG do laughs help out?"


Laughter Remains Good Medicine

ScienceDaily (Apr. 17, 2009) — The connection between the body, mind
and spirit has been the subject of conventional scientific inquiry for some 20
years. The notion that psychosocial and societal considerations have a role in
maintaining health...

Conclusion
The study suggests that the addition of an adjunct therapeutic mirthful laughter Rx (a potential modulator of positive mood state) to standard diabetes care may lower stress and inflammatory response and increase “good” cholesterol levels. The authors conclude that mirthful laughter may thus lower the risk of cardiovascular disease associated with diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome. Further studies need to be done to expand and elucidate these findings.


So what I want to know is this, will insurance cover Mel Brooks DVDs?

LOL it is good for ya.

1 comment:

Brett said...

Hey, might be a career opportunity here Bennet. "Humor consultant looking to serve people with T1D now taking new clients."

Let me know if you need a sidekick.