There's no denying that hiccups can be a real pain in the throat - they are annoying and sometimes exhausting as you try to get rid of them.
Everybody has their favourite cure, from scaring people to drinking a glass of water quickly.
Well now one group of scientists have invented a new type of straw that they say stopped hiccups in around 92 percent of cases!
Called “the forced inspiratory suction and swallow tool” (FISST), and patented as HiccAway, the rigid L-shaped straw is designed for people to sip a glass of water with.
Nanogirl Michelle Dickinson joined Francesca Rudkin to discuss how it works.