Health Sciences Research

Fecal transplant replants microbial garden

When facing a life-threatening infection, the "yuck factor" is a minor concern. Fecal microbiota transplant (FMT for short) has become an accepted treatment for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection, which can cause severe diarrhea and intestinal inflammation. Feature Story >>

Brain scans may help clinicians choose between talk therapy and medication treatment for depression

Brain scans may help clinicians choose between talk therapy and medication treatment for depression

Emory University researchers have found that specific patterns of activity on brain scans may help clinicians identify whether psychotherapy or antidepressant medication is more likely to help patients recover. News Story >>

 Frog slime kills flu virus

Frog slime kills flu virus

A component of the skin mucus secreted by South Indian frogs can kill the H1 variety of influenza viruses, researchers from Emory Vaccine Center and the Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology in India have discovered. News Story >>