Fecal Transplant Linked to Woman's Weight Gain

February 5, 2015 11:05 PM

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Fecal Transplant Linked to Woman's Weight Gain

A woman became obese after a fecal transplant -- hinting at the complexity of how obesity works in the body, experts say.

The unnamed woman weighed 136 pounds -- but gained 34 pounds over the next 16 months -- going from a healthy body mass index to an obese one, according to a case study published in an Oxford Journal called Open Forum for Infectious Diseases.

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