Can Fecal Transplant help with obesity? Obesity has continued to become more and more of a problem over the last few years in the U.S. and it also contributes to a wide range of related illnesses including diabetes and just today a study was released that obesity during pregnancy could contribute to autism in children. This article discusses some other illnesses that can also be helped by Fecal Transplant based on research by Dr. Thomas Barody a pioneer in Fecal Bacterialtherapy Research and Lawrence Brandt a doctor who is now doing fecal transplants, also known as bacteriotherapy, or human probiotic infusions for Ulcerative Colitis and other illnesses in addition to Clostridium Difficile related Colitis (pseudomembranous colitis) including Ulcerative Colitis.
For physicians and researchers alike, fecal transplants present an opportunity to gain insight into disease
Read more: Same poop, different gut – The Scientist – Magazine of the Life Sciences http://www.the-scientist.com/news/display/57795/#ixzz1rZMZvV6v