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Fecal Transplants Transmit Viruses, Too
Catherine Offord | Mar 29, 2016
Fecal matter transplants may transfer nonpathogenic viruses along with beneficial bacteria, scientists show.
Gut Microbiome After Weight-Loss Surgery
Amanda B. Keener | Aug 5, 2015
Gastric bypass surgery can have long-term effects on the composition of the gut microbiome, a small study shows.
Microbes Fight Chronic Infection
Chris Palmer | Oct 22, 2014
Gut microbiome analysis reveals protective bacteria that enhance resistance to persistent
Fecal Pill Treats Gut Infection
Bob Grant | Oct 11, 2014
In a preliminary study, patients with recurring
infections found relief from diarrhea by ingesting frozen fecal matter from healthy volunteers.
Tracking Fecal Transplants
Tracy Vence | Nov 26, 2013
A long-term study confirms transplants of stool microbes from healthy donors can successfully clear recurrent
Abby Olena | Oct 7, 2013
A study shows that fecal transplants in an oral capsule form are an effective treatment for
FDA to Regulate Fecal Transplants
Dan Cossins | May 21, 2013
From now on, US physicians and researchers will have to get approval from the FDA before they can perform a stool transplant.
Dung Defeats Drugs
Beth Marie Mole | Jan 18, 2013
Fecal transplants outcompeted traditional antibiotics at curing a deadly intestinal infection.
Beth Marie Mole | Jan 9, 2013
Transplanting synthetic stool made of beneficial microbes cures deadly diarrheal infections in two patients.