Tag Archives: Fecal

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 »

Fecal transplants, probiotics and the microbiome: What you need to know

The human body is host to an ecosystem of microorganisms living most prominently within our digestive tract, which many people know as the microbiome. While most of these microbes are harmless or even helpful to us, an imbalance within this complex community has been linked to conditions like inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, and… Read More »