FMT safe, shows promise in alcohol use disorder

Fecal microbiota transplantation was associated with short-term reductions in alcohol craving and consumption in men with alcohol use disorder, according to research published in Hepatology.Jasmohan S. Bajaj, MD, of the division of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition at Virginia Commonwealth University, and colleagues wrote that therapies that can encourage reduced alcohol use are critical tools against mortality and morbidities caused by alcohol use disorder (AUD) and alcohol-related cirrhosis.“Other studies have demonstrated a potential role of microbiota in the addictive behavior,”Read More

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