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July 25, 2017

The Daily Telegraph | Digestive diseases professor seeks poo donors to help cure patients

THE Centre for Digestive Diseases is in desperate need of your poo. And while it might be a little be awkward — it could actually save a life. The Five Dock Clinic centre is running low on stool donations, which they treat and develop into capsules to treat help those with various gastrointestinal diseases.

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January 22, 2016

Stuff.co.nz | New hope for those living with Crohn’s

Feeling nauseous, drained of energy and bloated may be about to change for those living with Crohn’s. New Zealand is one of six countries participating in a study aiming to combat the gastrointestinal disease that affects more than 20,000 Kiwis.

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October 22, 2015

The Sydney Morning Herald | Westmead Hospital to offer life-saving, stomach-churning, poo transplant cure

“It was the worst time in my life,” Samar Munoz says of the superbug that ravaged her body. Daily antibiotics were not strong enough to fight off the Clostridium difficile (C. diff) attacking her guts for nearly 15 years. In January, and then again in May, she found herself fighting for her life in intensive care.

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