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'Poop Pills' for C. diff Infection: A New Way to Administer Fecal Transplants

Researchers at Mass General Hospital have been testing a new pill route of administration for fecal transplants. Twenty patients in a small, prelim...
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    Researchers at Mass General Hospital have been testing a new pill route of administration for fecal transplants. Twenty patients in a small, prelim trial were given frozen pills to take over two days. The results, published in JAMA, yielded cures for 19 out of the 20, with no reported side effects. So what's next on the 'poop pill-popping' research horizon?    

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