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Fecal transplants are to become regulated

Fecal therapy is a new method of treating people with infection. However, U.S. physicians and researchers will now have to get approval from the FDA before they can perform a stool transplant.

High success rate for fecal transplant

Scientists have shown that fecal transplant, transferring the stool of a healthy person into the gut of someone with an antibiotic resistant microbe infection, has a high success rate.

Fake stool can stop C. difficile infection

Doctors have been treating the potentially fatal Clostridium difficile infection by transplanting donated healthy poop; however, many patients are turned off by that idea. A new study shows fake feces may be just as effective at stopping this bacteria.
 

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