Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Fecal transplants in the news

CNN has a story on a fecal transplant case: Little-known fecal transplant cures woman's bacterial infection - CNN.com.  It is worth a look and if you want to laugh (sometimes in pain, sometimes for jokes) read the comments. Some other recent stories on this topic include
And the CNN story got picked up by Reddit
As many know - I have been talking / writing about such treatments a bit recently.  I discussed it in my Tedmed talk (which is now on Ted).

And I have a blog post with background and links on the topic.

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