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Published October 03, 2013, 10:21 AM

Pills made from poop cure serious gut infections

(AP) - 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.

By: MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer, Associated Press

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