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Vol 39 (24 Issues in 2014)
Print ISSN: 0269-2813 Online ISSN: 1365-2036
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Blocked Stomach? Drink Coke! Corrosive Drink Prevents Need for Surgery in 90% of Cases
10 years of study into the ability of Coca-Cola to dissolve stomach blockages reveals the fizzy drink to be successful in over 90% of cases. The research, published in Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics, looked at 24 papers including 46 patients and found that in 91.3% of cases stomach blockages were cleared, while only 4 patients were required to follow this with surgery.