You Won’t Believe How This Works: Fecal Transplant

By Bret Lashner, MD Just the thought of a fecal transplant – of transplanting fecal matter from one person into another – may make a lot of people think, “ick.” It’s an uncomfortable idea. But consider that a fecal microbiota transplant can help people with stubborn, unhealthy gut flora. These are people struggling with recurring … Read More

Gut Flora Study Wins Research Prize

Stanley Hazen, MD, PhD, caused a stir last year.  He went looking for heart disease in the stomach. And found it.  In a landmark study published in Nature, Dr. Hazen and his team linked certain products of digestion, or “gut flora”, to the presence of coronary artery disease. They found that a gut flora product … Read More