The Answer to Gut Infection?

Poo in a Pill to Treat Gut Infection?

 

Researchers report they have found a more palatable way to deliver a decidedly unappealing treatment that can cure a potentially deadly intestinal infection. Until now, the transplantation of healthy fecal bacteria into a patient’s gut to tackle Clostridium difficile infections could only be done one of three ways: with an enema; a colonoscopy (placing a tube in the colon); or via a tube snaked through the nose and down the throat. But Canadian scientists have created capsules containing a concentrate of fecal bacteria that can simply be swallowed by the patient.

 

Read more here: http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/news/20131003/poo-in-a-pill-to-treat-gut-infection?src=RSS_PUBLIC

 

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John Montague DC is the owner of WebVitamins. He is active in the industry and is currently president of the NPA East.

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