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November 18, 2017

The Australian | Prof. Borody credited for saving Bob Hawke’s life

D’Alpuget credited Sydney gastroenterologist Thomas Borody — renowned globally for his innovative clinical work on complex gastrointestinal disorders — for saving the life of the great political slugger, devising the miraculous cocktail of specialist medicationss that saw the unsinkable Silver Bodgie live to slam another pint, though easy-drinking strawberry milkshakes are more his poison these […]

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October 8, 2017

Science News | Crapsules at the CDD

But in Australia, the rules are different. Thomas Borody is a doctor there who founded the Centre for Digestive Diseases in Sydney. He has been giving people fecal transplants for various conditions, including C. difficile infection, since the late 1980s. Early on, he was one of a handful of doctors experimenting with the procedure. “I’ve been laughed at […]

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July 25, 2017

The Daily Telegraph | Digestive diseases professor seeks poo donors to help cure patients

THE Centre for Digestive Diseases is in desperate need of your poo. And while it might be a little be awkward — it could actually save a life. The Five Dock Clinic centre is running low on stool donations, which they treat and develop into capsules to treat help those with various gastrointestinal diseases.

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January 22, 2016

Stuff.co.nz | New hope for those living with Crohn’s

Feeling nauseous, drained of energy and bloated may be about to change for those living with Crohn’s. New Zealand is one of six countries participating in a study aiming to combat the gastrointestinal disease that affects more than 20,000 Kiwis.

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October 22, 2015

The Sydney Morning Herald | Westmead Hospital to offer life-saving, stomach-churning, poo transplant cure

“It was the worst time in my life,” Samar Munoz says of the superbug that ravaged her body. Daily antibiotics were not strong enough to fight off the Clostridium difficile (C. diff) attacking her guts for nearly 15 years. In January, and then again in May, she found herself fighting for her life in intensive care.

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