Frozen Poop Capsules Allow for Oral Fecal Transplants to Stop Gut Infections

October 12, 2014 3:07 AM

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By Katie Mayangi, October 11th, 2014 | One Comment

A new study shows that a capsule with a single, surprising ingredient may help fight off the infection caused by Clostridium difficile. Doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital froze healthy stool, encapsulated it, and administered the tablets to 20 people suffering from the disease, as part of a s...

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