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* 2016 [http://www.springer.com/gb/book/9783319297149?wt_mc=ThirdParty.SpringerLink.3.EPR653.About_eBook Evolutionary Thinking in Medicine: From Research to Policy and Practice.] Ed: Alvergne, Jenkinson and Faurie. This book, which is [https://www.amazon.com/Evolutionary-Thinking-Medicine-Research-Behaviour/dp/3319297147/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1468875756&sr=8-1&keywords=Evolutionary+Thinking+in+Medicine available from Amazon], contains a chapter by Jorge Correale (“Helminth Immunoregulation and Multiple Sclerosis Treatment”) and one by Gabriele Sorci, et al., entitled, “Microbes, Parasites and Immune Diseases” (page 211 in Part VI: Immunology). This latter chapter is available, in full, as a FREE download via a link in the Table of Contents on [http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-29716-3 this page].
 
* 2016 [http://www.springer.com/gb/book/9783319297149?wt_mc=ThirdParty.SpringerLink.3.EPR653.About_eBook Evolutionary Thinking in Medicine: From Research to Policy and Practice.] Ed: Alvergne, Jenkinson and Faurie. This book, which is [https://www.amazon.com/Evolutionary-Thinking-Medicine-Research-Behaviour/dp/3319297147/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1468875756&sr=8-1&keywords=Evolutionary+Thinking+in+Medicine available from Amazon], contains a chapter by Jorge Correale (“Helminth Immunoregulation and Multiple Sclerosis Treatment”) and one by Gabriele Sorci, et al., entitled, “Microbes, Parasites and Immune Diseases” (page 211 in Part VI: Immunology). This latter chapter is available, in full, as a FREE download via a link in the Table of Contents on [http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-29716-3 this page].
 
* 2015 Dec 1 [https://www.amazon.com/Body-Darwin-Evolution-Transforms-Medicine/dp/022605988X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1449074923&sr=1-1&keywords=Body+by+Darwin:+How+Evolution+Shapes+Our+Health+and+Transforms+Medicine Body by Darwin: How Evolution Shapes Our Health and Transforms Medicine] - Jeremy Taylor. There’s an extended excerpt of this book on Live Science, [http://www.livescience.com/52953-how-parasitic-worms-and-microbes-keep-you-healthy.html here].
 
* 2015 Dec 1 [https://www.amazon.com/Body-Darwin-Evolution-Transforms-Medicine/dp/022605988X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1449074923&sr=1-1&keywords=Body+by+Darwin:+How+Evolution+Shapes+Our+Health+and+Transforms+Medicine Body by Darwin: How Evolution Shapes Our Health and Transforms Medicine] - Jeremy Taylor. There’s an extended excerpt of this book on Live Science, [http://www.livescience.com/52953-how-parasitic-worms-and-microbes-keep-you-healthy.html here].
* 2012 Sept 4 [https://www.amazon.com/Epidemic-Absence-Understanding-Allergies-Autoimmune/dp/1439199388/ An Epidemic of Absence: A New Way of Understanding Allergies and Autoimmune Diseases] - Moises Velasquez-Manoff
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* 2012 Sept 4 [https://www.amazon.com/Epidemic-Absence-Understanding-Allergies-Autoimmune/dp/1439199388/ An Epidemic of Absence: A New Way of Understanding Allergies and Autoimmune Diseases] - Moises Velasquez-Manoff. This book has been [https://helminthictherapywiki.org/wiki/images/7/71/An_Epidemic_of_Absence%2C_reviewed_by_Donna_Beales.pdf reviewed by Donna Beales].
 
* 2011 Jun 21 [https://www.amazon.com/The-Wild-Life-Our-Bodies/dp/006180648X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1402855367&sr=8-1&keywords=rob+dunn The Wild Life of Our Bodies: Predators, Parasites, and Partners That Shape Who We Are Today] - Rob Dunn
 
* 2011 Jun 21 [https://www.amazon.com/The-Wild-Life-Our-Bodies/dp/006180648X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1402855367&sr=8-1&keywords=rob+dunn The Wild Life of Our Bodies: Predators, Parasites, and Partners That Shape Who We Are Today] - Rob Dunn
 
* 2009 Sept 18 [https://www.amazon.com/Hypothesis-Darwinian-Medicine-Progress-Inflammation/dp/3764389028/ref=sr_1_8?ie=UTF8&qid=1332700157&sr=8-8 The Hygiene Hypothesis and Darwinian Medicine (Progress in Inflammation Research)] Edited by Graham Rook
 
* 2009 Sept 18 [https://www.amazon.com/Hypothesis-Darwinian-Medicine-Progress-Inflammation/dp/3764389028/ref=sr_1_8?ie=UTF8&qid=1332700157&sr=8-8 The Hygiene Hypothesis and Darwinian Medicine (Progress in Inflammation Research)] Edited by Graham Rook

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Home>Helminthic therapy in the media

This page lists various forms of media coverage relating to helminthic therapyThe reintroduction to the digestive tract of a controlled number of specially domesticated, mutualistic helminths (intestinal worms) in the form of microscopic eggs or larvae to reconstitute a depleted biome to treat and prevent chronic inflammation, autoimmune disease and other immunological disorders including allergy. and closely related topics.

NB. There are details at some of the links on this page that are out of date or not factually correct, especially in some of the pieces by journalists, but also in a few of the comments made by scientists and clinicians. Therefore, before acting on anything gleaned from these sources, readers are advised to check the details with the relevant pages in this wiki or to ask about them in the Helminthic Therapy Support group on Facebook.

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Dr. Parker is an Associate Professor of Surgery at Duke University, and the Conversation is a well-respected outlet for academic researchers to write about their work for a general audience.

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2018 Jan 25 - Why You Might Want Parasitic Worms - Hank Green, SciShow, You Tube - 6.08 minutes
A video by Complexly, the education channel created by educators and writers John and Hank Green.

2017 Jun 8 - Worms inside us: Lecture on therapeutic helminths to the North Carolina Science Museum (Intended for children, but great for adults too!) - William Parker, YouTube - 34.02 minutes
Dr. Parker is Associate Professor of Surgery at Duke University, and the Conversation is a well-respected outlet for academic researchers to write about their work for a general audience.

2016 Nov 29 - Worming your way to good health - Paul Giacomin, TEDxJCUCairns - 12.52 minutes
Dr. Giacomin is currently Advance Queensland Mid-Career Research Fellow in the Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine at James Cook University in Cairns.

2014 May 6 - Parasites Lost: The Journey from Woeful Worms to Helpful Monsters - Christopher Blanar, TEDxNSU - 14.12 minutes
Dr Blanar is Assistant Professor of Biology at Nova Southeastern University. His research interests focus on the fields of parasitology and general ecology.

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