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Parasitic Worms "Treat Diarrhea," New York University Study  
11/20/2012 7:02:12 AM

Chronic diarrhoea could be treated using parasitic worms, a study of monkeys has suggested. 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.