Fecal transplants beat antibiotics for curing diarrhea caused by C. difficile
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The quotes in this story are unintentionally hilarious:
'We can't go on doing this kind of obscure treatment without evidence,' " study author Dr. Josbert Keller, a gastroenterologist at the Hagaziekenhuis hospital in The Hague in the Netherlands, told the New York Times about the reasoning behind his study. "Everybody is laughing about it."
Laughing about it?! This is serious business!
Frozen fecal transplants work as well as fresh:
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