November 16, 2012

Have Diarrhea? Try Parasitic Worms.

Caroline Parkinson, BBC News


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Research published in PLOS Pathogens, suggests the treatment restores gut bacteria to a healthy state.

Other work in mice has already suggested conditions such as ulcerative colitis could be treated in this way.

A UK expert said parasitic worms were being investigated for a range of conditions, including multiple sclerosis and allergies.

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TAGGED: Monkey, Parasites, Worms, Diarrhea

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