Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > 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: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news News Sitting too much? You are at risk of death from 14 diseases Mental health This is what scientists say makes something truly addictive Medical 8 incontinence myths busted News Smoking dagga once a week? It could lead to this health issue Medical Is there such a thing as a hypoallergenic pet? News 'Those who die of HIV, it's by choice,' tweets Limpopo Health dept From our sponsors Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract ACC 200 works fast to break down mucus Live healthier Contraceptives and you » Scientists create new contraceptive from seaweed Poor long-term birth control training leads to 'accidents' 7 birth control myths you should stop believing Will the Pill make you gain weight? Can you fall pregnant while breastfeeding? We bust seven common myths about birth control. Your digestive health » Causes of digestive disorders 9 habits that could hurt your digestive system Your tummy rumblings might help diagnose bowel disorder With the assistance of an 'acoustic belt', doctors can now determine the cause of your tummy troubles.