Woman undergoes "fecal matter transplant" to cure bacterial infection after mother "donates" one of her stools

Woman undergoes 'fecal matter transplant' to cure bacterial infectionKaitlin Hunter survived a car accident, only then to battle a bacterial infectionShe lost 40 pounds, as nine rounds of antibiotics failed to cure her Doctors carried out a fecal matter transplant to recolonize her colon with healthy bacteriaThe operation was a success and she is healthy once again | UPDATED: 06:17 GMT, 27 September 2012 A woman who survived a near-fatal car accident only to suffer a devastating bacterial infection in her colon has been cured after undergoing an unusual treatment known as a 'fecal matter transplant.' Kaitlin Hunter's life threatening infection was cured after fecal matter from her mother, including healthy bacteria, was transplanted into her colon.

Woman who dropped three dress sizes thought she was getting fit but it was actually terminal cancer

Woman who dropped three dress sizes thought she was getting fit but it was actually terminal cancerMelanie Swan-Horton's dramatic weight loss was due to bowel cancerShe had started high protein diet to slim down after divorce two years ago After chemo and surgery nothing more can be done for married mumDying mission is to educate people on how to spot cancer symptoms | UPDATED: 19:50 GMT, 30 May 2012 When dieter Melanie Swan-Horton saw her weight plummet from a size 16 to a size ten she was thrilled.

Colon cancer breakthrough that beats tumours without an operation

I was told I had colon cancer at 28 and would need a colostomy bag – but breakthrough beat the tumour WITHOUT an operation 18%: The increase in your risk of bowel cancer if you eat less than 10g fibre a day To be told you have cancer at the age of 28 is surely one of the most frightening and earth-shattering pieces of news you can receive.