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Fecal Transplants?!?

I never thought I could be repulsed, intrigued and hopeful all at the same time like this… I stumbled across this article on Slate the other day in which they are treating some intestinal infections with fecal transplants. Yes, you read it correctly. Here is the article… gross and yet intriguing.

Cockroach Found in a Woman’s Colonoscopy

When a 52-year-old woman went to get her colon checked out, she was glad to hear that there was no signs of cancer. But it wasn’t all good news! Why? Because doctors somehow found a cockroach jammed in her transverse colon…

9 News Reporter and husband live with I.B.D.

I was surprised to see this article on (Denver) 9 News pop up on the radar this past week. It is sad to see two great people suffering from IBD, but good to see the publicity to increase awareness of the diseases. -Ben