After enduring the ravages of inflammatory bowel disease, Sydney banker Richard Chesworth has found a path to wellbeing, using the triple antibiotic therapy we call AMAT (anti-MAP antibiotic treatment).
‘Borody has taken much professional flak over his career. When he started doing faecal transplants, some of colleagues suggested he was mentally ill. Transplants are now a mainstream treatment for an intractable form of diarrhoea.
When he developed the triple therapy for H. pylori, there was widespread scepticism too. It’s now standard practice.
“I’m either perceived as innovator or a cowboy but I have been getting more respect in the last few years,” Borody says.’
The London specialist referred to in the article is, of course, Professor Hermon-Taylor.
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April 2016