Doctors are helping women become pregnant - by sending in the clowns.
Women undergoing treatment at a fertility clinic in Israel began falling pregnant after a bedside performance by professional clown Shlomi Algussi.
Dressed in a chef's hat and yellow and white vest he told jokes, did magic tricks, and played the fool in front of patients, asking them: "Did you order steak flambe or chocolate gateaux?"
The women, who had been implanted with embryos, saw their pregnancy rates shoot up from 20% to 35%. Read more.
It's almost like doctors are running out of ideas on what to study.