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Oh, Poo

For patients with intestinal problems, there are a limited number of treatments. If the problem is related to a lack of beneficial bacteria or too much toxin-producing bacteria like Clostridium difficile in a patient's gut, researchers and doctors are trying something new — fecal transplants from healthy individuals to people with intestinal problems.

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