Hundreds of people with recurrent bowel infections could be treated with gut bacteria taken from a healthy donor’s poo, according to experts at The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).
A significant gap in Faecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) coverage suggests the need to raise clinical awareness and increase the FMT activity in Europe by at least 10-fold to meet the true, indicated need.
A transplant of healthy gut microbes, through oral capsules, followed by fibre supplements can improve insulin sensitivity in patients with severe obesity and metabolic syndrome, according to a new clinical trial.
Gut health. It’s everywhere. It’s hard not to go a day without hearing about the microbiome or the launch of a new probiotic. But the more we learn about this enigma within us, the more questions arise.
Faecal Microbial Transplants (FMT) could preserve or even improve cognitive function say European researchers as they point to microbe-based approaches as a way of improving quality of life in the elderly.
“Personalised probiotic cocktails” may be possible after a team use new insights to predict the success of Faecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) in addressing recurrent Clostridioides difficile infection (rCDI).
Obese mice with unhealthy lifestyles gain significantly less weight and avoid type 2 diabetes when they receive bacteriophages from the faeces of a lean mouse, according to a new University of Copenhagen study.
Faecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT) donors should be screened for coronavirus symptoms with checks made of the donor's travel history to regions affected by the virus, an expert panel of researchers say.
Scientists have reviewed the evidence for using faecal transplantation and pre- and probiotics in patients with Parkinson's Disease and concluded that these methods should not be used until further research is conducted.
Gut bacteria could influence chemo sickness including fatigue, weight loss and 'mental fog', suggesting a potentially huge opportunity for probiotics, prebiotics and faecal transplantations, according to a new study on female mice.