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Fecal Microbiota Transfer, or FMT is now used in treating C diff in more ways than one.
It may sound strange, but pills made from fecal matter are said to be curing infections in some patients according to new research.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A popular lagoon that glows at night off Puerto Rico's northeast coast is lighting up once again as scientists wrap up their investigation into why it went dark last month.
CINCINNATI (AP) — A specially trained beagle's smell test for polar bear pregnancies predicts there will be few new cubs for U.S. zoos this year.
Port Charlotte, FL – A “no swim” advisory has been issued for the Port Charlotte Beach Complex located at 4500 Harbor Boulevard. The Florida Department of Health in Charlotte County officials received testing results from beach water samples taken on July 3 that show an elevated level of enterococci (enteric) bacteria.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- Yale University hopes to solve a case of whodungit by identifying the stinker who has been soiling students' laundry by sticking human feces inside clothes dryers.
It's a test that can save lives, but a lot of people are afraid of getting it done. But now there are new technologies that could calm people's fears and revolutionize colonoscopies.
University of Florida researchers have identified a new species of Tritrichomonas in domestic cats, distinguishing the parasite that causes the disease in felines from the agent long thought to affect both cats and cattle.
(NAPSI)—Warm weather beckons for families to hit the pool-whether that is in their backyard, the community pool or a water park. But before families take the plunge, they should consider the best ways to protect themselves from getting sick from a potentially harmful source—unhealthy pool water.
(NAPSI)—One in three people 50 years old or older has not been screened for colon cancer, yet screening could help save their lives. This statistic is just one of the troubling findings of a national study by the Colon Cancer Alliance, the leading national patient advocacy organization dedicated to increasing colon cancer screening rates and survivorship, and Quest Diagnostics, the world’s leading diagnostic testing company. The two organizations recently teamed up to uncover the barriers that prevent people from being tested for colon cancer (also known as colorectal cancer), the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in men and women in the U.S.
(BPT) - If you or a loved one is suffering from a wound-, ostomy- or incontinence-related issue and receiving treatment, it may feel like the condition will never stabilize.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Preparing for the World Cup and Olympics is putting Brazil's reputation on the line, giving South America's biggest country a chance to boost its profile while also exposing it to mounting pressure and unrelenting scrutiny.