NEWS

WBALTV Baltimore: “Medical Alert: Worm Therapy” http://www.wbaltv.com/video/22820045/index.html

ABC Radio International: “A Hookworm Saved My Life“: http://www.abc.net.au/rn/latenightlive/stories/2010/2883972.htm

Parasites: A User’s Guide: http://www.parasites-film.com/ (from which I shamelessly pilfered most of these links.  Thank you, Sharon Shattuck)

House, Season 6, Episode 6 : http://www.hulu.com/watch/109442/house-teamwork

Radiolab, WNYC, Sept. 25, 2009 Parasites: http://www.wnyc.org/shows/radiolab/episodes/2009/09/25

ABC NEWS: Worms Get Their Hooks into Celiac Sufferers: http://www.abc.net.au/worldtoday/content/2009/s2721104.htm

Mercola: How Parasites Can Trick Your Immune System Into Health: http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2009/06/06/How-Parasites-Can-Trick-Your-Immune-System-into-Health.aspx

CBS NEWS, Part II: Health Watch: Patients on Hookworm Therapy Swear By Treatment: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H0tpzODdR0c

CBS NEWS, Part I: Health Watch: Some Turn to Hookworms to Treat Ailments: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rl-mbGF2fys&feature=related

NY TIMES: Scientist at Work: The Worms Crawl In: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/01/health/research/01prof.html?_r=1

NY TIMES: Idea Lab; The Worm Turns: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/29/magazine/29wwln-essay-t.html

NY TIMES: Personal Health: Babies Know: A Little Dirt is Good for You: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/27/health/27brod.html

NY TIMES: Early Fevers May Lower Allergy Risk: http://www.nytimes.com/2004/02/10/health/early-fevers-may-lower-allergy-risk.html

THE EVOLUTIONARY & MEDICINE REVIEW: Genes Essential to the Immune System That are “entrusted” to microbrial “Old Friends”: http://evmedreview.com/?tag=old-friends-hypothesis

Canadian Broadcasting  Corporation: Project X: Immunotherapy using Helminth Infection with Hookworms or Whipworms: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qlHzLSRKfBI

NHS: Are Worms Key to Health?: http://www.nhs.uk/news/2009/01January/Pages/WormsImmuneSystem.aspx

INFECTION RESEARCH: Parasites and the Hygiene Hypothesis: http://www.infection-research.de/perspectives/detail/pressrelease/parasites_and_the_hygiene_hypothesis/

TELEGRAPH UK: Infecting Patients With Worms ‘Could Hold Key to Treating Asthma’: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/4375170/Infecting-patients-with-worms-could-hold-key-to-treating-asthma.html

THE WASHINGTON POST: Immune Systems Increasingly Under Attack: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/03/03/AR2008030303200.html

EBIOLOGYNEWS: Bloodsucking Hookworms May Harbour Asthma Cure: http://www.ebiologynews.com/2995.html

THE BOSTON GLOBE: His Parasite Theory Stirs a Revolution: http://www.boston.com/news/science/articles/2007/12/31/his_parasite_theory_stirs_a_revolution/

BBC NEWS: Parasites ‘May Help MS Patients’: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/6268585.stm

THE ECOLOGIST: Why We Need Germs: http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m2465/is_5_31/ai_76285492/

THE GUARDIAN UK: Scientists Recruit Worms for Fight Against Asthma: http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2007/sep/15/healthandwellbeing

ASTHMA UK: Gut Parasites Linked to Reduced Asthma Risk: http://www.asthma.org.uk/news_media/news/gut_parasites.html

TUFTS UNIVERSITY MAGAZINE: The Good Worms: http://www.tufts.edu/alumni/magazine/winter2007/features/good-worms.html

SCIENCE DAILY: Parasite Infection May Benefit Multiple Sclerosis Patients: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/01/070117091058.htm

So why the hell can’t we get worms now?

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