Microbiota transplants are being used to treat a number of serious conditions. A lab technician separates microbiota from a donor stool at AMB in Hong Kong.

The power of poo: faecal transplants for irritable bowel syndrome and other chronic complaints show promise

Replacing the gut microbes of patients with healthy ones from donors can save lives in some cases and end acute discomfort in others, recent medical studies have shown. Hong Kong is doing its bit with Asia’s first commercial stool bank

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Microbiota transplants are being used to treat a number of serious conditions. A lab technician separates microbiota from a donor stool at AMB in Hong Kong.
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