Pills made from healthy people's poop can cure serious bowel infections, doctors report

  • Article by: MARILYNN MARCHIONE , Associated Press
  • Updated: October 3, 2013 - 3:52 PM

Hold your nose and don't spit out your coffee: Doctors have found a way to put healthy people's poop into pills that can cure serious gut infections — a less yucky way to do "fecal transplants." Canadian researchers tried this on 27 patients and cured them all after strong antibiotics failed to help.

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