Baby step towards breath-testing for gut disorders

The new breath test opens up new opportunities to measure gastrointestinal health and function.

Small children may one day avoid invasive, painful and often traumatic oesophageal tube-testing for gut damage and coeliac disease with a new method of simply blowing into a glass tube to provide effective diagnoses. Research describes an exciting new breath test that could have global implications on how to detect gastrointestinal damage. Read more.

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