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TWG 386: Fecal Microbiota Transplantation

Episode 386
18, Feb, 2019
}32 Minutes

Show Notes

This week The Wellness Guys are joined by Gastroenterologist Dr Paul Froomes to talk about the latest research and developments into Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT). Yes FMT is exactly what it sounds like and yes it is getting some great results. Whilst FMT is now well recognised as a treatment for C. difficile infections there are also a number of potential benefits that are being explored. From GI disorders, to obesity, arthritis, depression, Parkinsons and even autism there is research being undertaken and low level research done that may indicate the benefit of FMT in the future. The challenge at the moment is the proposed restrictions on the use and trial of FMT by the TGA.

If you want to have your say on the categorisation of FMT by the TGA then click on the link below.

https://www.tga.gov.au/consultation/consultation-options-regulation-faecal-microbiota-transplantation-materials

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