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Oxford primary care researchers awarded prize for showing effectiveness of speed bumps for ruling out possible appendicitis.

Research to show a link between pain while travelling over speed bumps and acute appendicitis has been awarded the Ig Nobel Prize for diagnostic medicine.

The international Ig Nobel Prizes honour achievements that make people laugh, and then think. They celebrate the unusual, honour the imaginative and spur people’s interest in science, medicine and technology.

Read more (Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences website)