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The ancient Egyptians did it. Hypocrates did it. Cornflake mogul John H Kellogg did it and up until the 1940s even British hospitals did it.

27th January, 2007

The ancient Egyptians did it. Hypocrates did it. Cornflake mogul John H Kellogg did it and up until the 1940s even British hospitals did it. It’s the best-kept secret since Botox. Everybody’s curious about it, but few will admit to having tried it because, in the words of one Dublin GP: ‘‘Who would want to let a stranger stick a tube up their bottom?”

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