The golden rule of gastroenterology is to always heed the ‘call to stool’ when the urge strikes.
Poop comes in many shapes, sizes and textures. The kind that’s too runny might be the result of wayward germs, Crohn’s disease or lactose intolerance.
The answer is more complicated than you might think. It has to do with how your body gets rid of old red blood cells.
Going to the bathroom is much more complicated in space without any gravity. To solve this problem of tricky orbital potty breaks, NASA builds special toilets that work without gravity.
One in seven Australians report symptoms of constipation, which might include hard stools, straining to poo, or having fewer than three bowel motions a week. These four things can help.
An animal’s poop may seem like something to avoid, but it’s full of information about the creature that left it there.
Ancient poo from bats and birds can tell you what type of vegetation they were feeding on at that time.
Don’t let your dog’s poo go to landfill and contribute to our waste problem - compost it instead.
Sit v squat – the big public toilet stand-off.
An expert explains how often you should poo and what it should look like.