Study: Smelling Farts Is Good For Your Health

The Week – July 11, 2014

The next time someone at your office lets out a “silent but deadly” emission, maybe you should thank them. A new study at the University of Exeter suggests that exposure to hydrogen sulfide — a.k.a. what your body produces as bacteria breaks down food, causing gas — could prevent mitochondria damage. Yep, the implication is what you’re thinking: People are taking the research to mean that smelling farts could prevent disease and even cancer.

If hydrogen sulphide can cure an ill,
I know that I’d much prefer a PILL.

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