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Research: Hiccups Developed to Enable Babies, Mammals to Consume More Milk

New research authored by Kingston’s Daniel Howes explains the mysterious hiccup reflex as a burping mechanism to release swallowed air; allowing young, feeding mammals to consume more milk. Researchers and Clinicians have until now had difficulty connecting the physical mechanisms of the hiccup to a feasible evolutionary advantage. “We have a lot of explanations for… Keep Reading

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