Parasitic Worms "Treat Diarrhea," New York University Study
Published: Nov 20, 2012
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.