C. diff treatment in a pill

Frozen and freeze-dried faecal matter is nearly as effective as the fresh product for treating patients with Clostridium difficilesay researchers.

Their study has found that a pill form of treatment is a viable option for treating the condition and is certainly more convenient than the conventional method of faecal microbiota transplantation (FMT).

Currently, FMT involves transferring the fresh faecal bacteria from a healthy donor to a person with C.