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Can fecal transplants save 14,000 lives a year?
posted by Artw on May 26, 2013 - 51 comments

Gene Map of Body's Microbes Is New Health Tool

Gene Map of Body's Microbes Is New Health Tool
posted by noaccident on Jun 13, 2012 - 11 comments


Fecal transplants have been used with success to treat C.difficile infections, often acquired in hospital or nursing homes and notoriously difficult to treat. They have also shown some efficacy in treatment of ulcerative colitis (pdf). [more inside]
posted by ursus_comiter on Mar 28, 2011 - 97 comments

FDA approves camera pill

FDA approves camera pill that takes pictures of your gastrointestinal system as it "glides through the small intestine." For anyone who has ever endured an endoscopy.
posted by thescoop on Aug 1, 2001 - 10 comments

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