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A new "poop pill" may be an effective treatment for the gastrointestinal bacteria clostridium difficile, the Los Angeles Times reports. The bacteria competes with the body's natural intestinal bacteria and causes symptoms ranging from diarrhea to inflammation of the colon. Until now, scientists have been...
Enriching transplanted fat with stem cells could improve retention of fat tissue transplantation, Bloomberg News reports. The findings come from a study in The Lancet that examined 13 participants who underwent autologous fat transplantation. Two liposuctions were performed, one of which extruded the...
A study published in Molecular Genetics and Metabolism has found that injections of adipose tissue may help in amino acid metabolism in mice with maple syrup urine disease. Scientists tested BCATm and PP2Cm knockout mice, both of which were unable to metabolize branched chain amino acids (BCAA). Results...