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  • Inhaling Whippits Left a Man Unable to Walk

    Inhaling Whippits Left a Man Unable to Walk

    In a new paper this month, doctors describe how a 32-year-old man’s habit of inhaling nitrous oxide via “whippits” left him partially paralysed. Following treatment and the end of his nitrous oxide use, the man did eventually regain the function of his legs. But the medical tale is perhaps a timely reminder of why states…