Peter Andrey Smith reported on the launch of FMT Capsule G3 for today's New York Times (headlined "Waste As Its Own Solution" in the print edition, and "Fecal Transplants Made (Somewhat) More Palatable" online). Take a look!
An excerpt from the piece:
Dr. Jessica R. Allegretti, a physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, is putting together trials of the capsules against Crohn’s disease, obesity and primary C. difficile.
“It really does reduce the time from evaluation to procedure. It really does broaden who can get treated on a much larger scale, and for that, capsules are the wave of the future,” she said — especially, she added, for disorders that appear to require multiple treatments, or “maintenance” doses.