Dr Ng Siew-chien (second from left) with colleagues in the Chinese University of Hong Kong’s department of medicine and therapeutics. Photo: CUHK

Why Hong Kong researchers are studying poo’s potential to save lives

Transplanting faeces to recolonise a patient’s gut with healthy bacteria has recently kindled the interest of scientists for its potential to treat infections and chronic conditions; Chinese doctors were doing it 1,700 years ago

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Dr Ng Siew-chien (second from left) with colleagues in the Chinese University of Hong Kong’s department of medicine and therapeutics. Photo: CUHK
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