November 16, 2012
Have Diarrhea? Try Parasitic Worms.
Caroline Parkinson, BBC News
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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