Tag: Feces

Woman 'Drowning In Poo' After Botched Surgery: Here's What's Happening And How To Help

Kelly Yeoman, a 34-year-old woman from the United Kingdom, is currently 'drowning in poo' after a surgeon accidentally damaged her bowel. Medical staff have been draining the toxic waste from her body daily to prevent her from suffocating.

Medicine November 27, 2017

Human Waste Detected In Coke Cans At Northern Ireland Manufacturing Plant

Human waste has turned up in drink cans at a Coca-Cola manufacturing plant in Northern Ireland. The discovery prompted machine closure for hours and a police investigation into the product contamination.

Public Health March 29, 2017

Belly Fat Linked To Diversity Of Bacteria In Human Feces

Individuals with more diverse bacteria in their feces were found to have lower levels of belly fat. How do you improve the diversity of fecal microbes?

Public Health September 26, 2016

KFC Launches Investigation After BBC Probe Finds Feces Bacteria On Ice

KFC has started an investigation after a BBC program revealed that feces from bacteria was present on its ice. Experts say the bacteria may cause illness to anyone who consumes it.

Public Health April 25, 2016

Fecal Contamination Risk Greater In Sand Compared With Water, Study Says

Many people find sanctuary at the beach, a place where they can unwind and have fun even if they just stay on the sand. However, a new study found that staying on the sand may pose a greater risk of fecal contamination compared with the water.

Life July 18, 2015

Baleen and sperm whales are ocean's 'ecosystem engineers,' new study says

Great whales may play a larger role than once believed in maintaining the balance of the ocean's ecosystem, according to a new study from the University of Vermont.

Animals July 6, 2014

Neanderthal poop suggests early humans loved veggies

Vegetables, as well as meats, may have been an important part of Neanderthal diet, a new study reveals.

Animals June 27, 2014

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