Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: 5 diseases you risk getting if we run out of water > Health-in-Motion 19 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: 5 diseases you risk getting if we run out of waterHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical 'Dead' man snores back to life right before his autopsy Fitness What's the deal with pain after exercise? Fitness 10 triathlon mistakes to avoid Fitness 5 reasons you shouldn't exercise with headphones Lifestyle Is giving up booze for a month actually worth it? Lifestyle Floater alert: Here’s what it means if your poop floats From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Live healthier Fact or myth? » Clearing up the confusion around coconut oil Coconut – the 'fruit of life' Can coconut oil really help you lose weight? Experts dish on the high-cal weight-loss tactic. Sobering perks! » 5 tips to avoiding a hangover Can you really be allergic to alcohol? Is giving up booze for a month actually worth it? Many people commit to "Dry January" – but does it do your body any good?