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posted by Research Admin on 27 September 2018

Would you take capsules of healthy, lean people’s poo if you thought it might radically improve your health?

That’s what 87 teenagers have done in the pioneering Gut Bugs Trial by researchers at the University of Auckland-based Liggins Institute, which is looking at whether a gut bugs transfer – already used to treat a severe form of diarrhoea - could also treat obesity.