gastroenterology
Medicines

“What’s that Skippy? FMT began as bush medicine?”

Faecal microbiota transplantation may have only recently been accepted into mainstream medicine but its origins can be traced back to a traditional treatment for sick joeys in remote Australia. In a letter published in Gut, Eliza Jane Temple Milliken from the Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, says faecal microbiota ...

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