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Paris hospital halts stool study after donor deluge

PARIS: A Paris hospital which made a public appeal for stool samples for a study on intestinal diseases said Friday it had suspended the project after being inundated by donors hoping for an easy 50 euros. "We had to cancel the call for donors and halt the study because it had gotten out of control," professor Harry Sokol, the gastroenterologist leading the study at the Saint-Antoine hospital, told AFP. Originally donors were sought via posters at the hospital and at medical schools, offering compensation of 50 euros…