Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: 'We could see her lungs through her skin' > Health-in-Motion 01 June 2017 There may be help for people with extremely strong body odour. There may be help for people with extremely strong body odour. The pungent smell is typically generated by bacteria living in the armpits. Chris Callewaert, a researcher at the University of California in San Diego has discovered that replacing these bacteria with underarm bacteria from people who don’t suffer from strong body odour can rapidly fix the problem. Among the 18 bacterial transplants Callewaert and his team have carried out, 16 resulted in improvements within a month, many of them lasting for three months or more. 0 More: Daily Dose: 'We could see her lungs through her skin' Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Lifestyle What drinking 8 or more beers a week does to your brain Fitness This rape victim is helping survivors worldwide Partner Content Bringing life-changing tech to SA healthcare countrywide Fitness The 5 biggest mistakes made by weightlifters Diet and nutrition Are you making this huge weight-loss mistake? Lifestyle Everything you need to know about bone density tests From our sponsors Discover treatments that can help reduce acne Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Fill in our quick and easy survey and stand a chance of winning a R2000 voucher! What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Live healthier Watch out! » Gross fungal infections you can pick up at the gym You go to gym to exercise. But make sure the only thing you pick up is a dumbbell and not one of these gross fungal infections. Holiday health » Your 10-step asthma holiday checklist Don’t let asthma ruin your summer holiday. Whether you are travelling or embracing the summer at home, make sure you plan ahead.