Donate your poop
BRUSSELS: Belgian scientists are looking for people to donate their faeces to help with research into illnesses ranging from bowel disorders and allergies to neurological diseases.
At Ghent University hospital, researchers are performing faecal microbiota transplants on patients.
They extract good microbiota, tiny organisms living in the colon, from donors and transfer it to sick patients in the hope of repopulating their guts.
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