Fecal Transplants

'Poop' Pills Effective In Treating This

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada

Forget the enema bag and the tube that snakes down the throat to the intestines. The future of treatment for persistent C. difficile infections may co...

Pills Made From...Poop?

CP | Marilynn Marchione, The Associated Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living

Hold your nose and don't spit out your coffee: Doctors have found a way to put healthy people's poop into pills that can cure serious gut infections ...

Does The Controversial Fecal Transplant Treatment Work For C. Difficile?

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.18.2013 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Fecal transplants cure most cases of persistent C. difficile infection, a landmark study has shown.That comes as no surprise to the increasi...

Why Researchers Are Making Fake Poop

CP | Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.10.2013 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Researchers have created a synthetic "poop" aimed at treating recurrent infections of C. difficile, a toxin-producing bacterium that causes ...

As It Turns Out, People Will Take Fecal Transplants — If They Help

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.20.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - The grossness notwithstanding, people would likely agree to undergo a fecal transplant if they were suffering from persistent C. difficile d...