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Helminthic therapy is an experimental approach to the treatment of asthma, allergies, chronic inflammation and autoimmune disease. The treatment developed out of understanding gained from scientific studies showing that, while these illnesses have escalated in developed countries during the past … Continue reading
Another bacterium has been added to the growing list of gut bugs with demonstrated therapeutic effects. The bacterium whose prowess has been revealed recently is a particularly abundant strain of clostridium (C. perfringens) that appears to be a remarkably strong … Continue reading
Evidence from Manchester University suggests that we may need both bacteria and worms in our gut for an optimally healthy immune system, and that the relationship between worms, bugs and their host is like a three legged stool: remove one … Continue reading
This article reports the claim by Scottish scientists that secretions from the filarial nematode, Acanthocheilonema viteae (a parasitic worm) could be used, within five years, to treat conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and asthma. Prompted by two decades of observations … Continue reading
Our gatherer ancestors obtained so much vitamin C from their predominantly fruitarian diet that they eventually lost the gene responsible for its synthesis, making modern man dependent on food-source vitamin C. In the same way, genes that once trained and … Continue reading
A new study adds further evidence that intestinal worms can have a beneficial effect on Inflammatory Bowel Disease by showing that treatment with worm proteins reduces intestinal inflammation and normalizes disturbances in gastrointestinal motility in mice with induced colitis. The … Continue reading
The use of antidepressants in the US has nearly doubled since 1996, and over ten percent of the US population aged six and above now take an antidepressant – twenty seven million Americans using pharmaceutical drugs to help them get … Continue reading
Many of us who suffer from nasal allergies have long known that even the simple act of kissing can be compromised by frequent sneezing, a blocked nose and, worst of all, by post-nasal drip. Now, at last, research has finally … Continue reading