Delving into fecal transplants

Pagan Kennedy writes, in The Atlantic, the kinds of interest sparked by fecal transplants: The Poop Outlaws: At-Home Fecal Transplants to Cure Disease …But such treatments still shimmer in the future. In the meantime, the best approximation we’ve got is, well, crap….┬áLately, rumors about poop miracles have been proliferating on the Internet. In patient support […]

“The Enema of Your Enemy is Your Friend”

Today’s Headline of the Day appeared in Slate several days ago: The Enema of Your Enemy is Your Friend The article, by Emily Walker, explains only slightly more mundanely that “Fecal transplants could be a cheap and effective treatment for gastrointestinal disorders”. (Thanks to investigator Rebecca Skloot for bringing this to our attention.) (Our Headline […]