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Clostridium Difficile

Poop Pills May Offer A Better Way To Cure This Deadly Infection

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 10.14.2014 | Science

A promising new study puts a decidedly positive spin on the epithet "eat sh**." It shows that pills containing human fecal matter are an effective...

Human Poop Pills (Yes, Really) Cure Serious Gut Infections

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 10.03.2013 | Healthy 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 infectio...

Fecal Transplants: How Well Do They Work?

Posted 07.30.2013 | Healthy Living

By: Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Senior Writer Published: 05/29/2013 06:16 PM EDT on LiveScience The benefits of "poop transplants" for tr...

David Freeman

Feds Clamp Down On Icky, Life-Saving Treatment

HuffingtonPost.com | David Freeman | Posted 05.31.2013 | Science

The FDA is cracking down -- but not on a dangerous drug or nutritional supplement. The agency has issued strict new guidelines regarding poop -- or, m...

Repoopulating the Gut

Leonard Smith | Posted 05.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Leonard Smith

People with recurrent C. diff infection have been found to also have intestinal dysbiosis, or an imbalance of gut bacteria. Yet the treatment of C. diff infection -- the antibiotic vancomycin -- induces dysbiosis itself. Scratching your head? You're not alone.

The Magical Power of People Poop

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.12.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

Every once in a while I see something that stops me in my tracks. This time it was a report I saw in our internal library abstracts that told of a n...

How The C. Diff Superbug Is Getting Into Hospitals

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2012 | Healthy Living

* Rates of C. difficile infection at historic highs * Infections present in nursing homes, outpatient clinics * Experts ...

Jerry Grant, Arizona Man With C. Diff, Finds Relief After Fecal Transplant

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.01.2012 | Healthy Living

Jerry Grant, a 33-year-old Arizona man, has finally found relief for his last six months of pain and rectal bleeding -- in the form of a fecal transpl...