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Super Poopers: Premium Donors Sought for Fecal Transplants

Fecal microbiota transplants (FMTs) have become increasingly popular to cure diarrheal infections, including Clostridium difficile (C-diff). Unfortunately, after the media carried encouraging research results, many began following advice given on YouTube channels to do their own fecal transplants. Although a fairly common medical practice, performing your own transplant exposes you to a range of bacteria… Read More »

Donors pledge over US$ 15 million to WHO’s Contingency Fund for Emergencies

Donors have pledged an additional US$ 15.3 million to support quick action by the World Health Organization to tackle disease outbreaks and humanitarian health crises through its emergency response fund in 2018, the Contingency Fund for Emergencies (CFE). Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, the Republic of Korea, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, and the United Kingdom… Read More »