Caregivers in Copenhagen have found that pornography and prostitutes have a greater calming effect on their elderly patients thantraditional medical treatment such as drug therapy.
The caregivers have told Danish media that pornography is healthier, cheaper and easier to use than medicine, Lars Elmsted Petersen, a spokesman for the Danish seniors’ lobby group Aeldresagen, said.
(Via Marginal Revolution)
I don’t think one can argue with healthier, easier and cheaper. Some solutions seem unusual, but they work. Reminds me of the space programs… NASA spent thousands of dollars developing a ballpoint pen that would work in the zero gravity of space… and the Russians simply used pencils…