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This page lists various forms of media coverage relating to helmithic therapy and closely related topics such as the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hygiene_hypothesis Hygiene Hypothesis], the [http://evmedreview.com/?p=103 Old Friends' Hypothesis], [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mismatch_theory Evolutionary Mismatch Theory] and [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21741180 Biome Depletion Theory]/ [https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29133248 Biota Alteration Theory].
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This page lists various forms of media coverage relating to helminthic therapy and closely related topics.
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'''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 There are details at some of the links on this page that are out of date or not factually correct, especially in some of the pieces by journalists, but also in a few of the comments made by scientists and clinicians.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 [https://www.facebook.com/groups/htsupport/ Helminthic Therapy Support group] on Facebook.</div>
  
 
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===Featured articles===
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* [https://theconversation.com/they-might-sound-gross-but-intestinal-worms-can-actually-be-good-for-you-49868 '''They might sound gross, but intestinal worms can actually be good for you'''] - William Parker, The Conversation
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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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* [https://www.wired.com/2012/11/whipworm-immune-regulation/ '''The Potential Health Benefits of Parasitic Gut Worms'''] - Brandon Keim, Wired
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===Featured videos===
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2018 Jan 25 - [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qD6fmHUXBEg Why You Might Want Parasitic Worms] - Hank Green, SciShow, You Tube - '''6.08 minutes'''<br>
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A video by Complexly, the education channel created by educators and writers John and Hank Green.
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2017 Jun 8 - [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CL-trN00s2Y 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'''<br>
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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.
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2016 Nov 29 - [https://youtu.be/sm5DcdZbnGA Worming your way to good health] - Paul Giacomin, TEDxJCUCairns - '''12.52 minutes'''<br>
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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.
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2014 May 6 - [https://youtu.be/UfyE0pHHKt0 Parasites Lost: The Journey from Woeful Worms to Helpful Monsters] - Christopher Blanar, TEDxNSU - '''14.12 minutes'''<br>
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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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* 2019 Jul 20 [https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/114332185/kiwi-researchers-given-green-light-for-worldfirst-human-trial-exploring-the-health-potential-of-parasitic-worms Kiwi researchers to start world-first human trial exploring the health potential of parasitic worms] - Ruby Macandrew, Stuff NZ
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* 2019 Jun 26 [https://www.spectrumnews.org/features/deep-dive/supplements-worms-stool-families-trying-game-gut-treat-autism-traits/ Supplements, worms and stool: How families are trying to game the gut to treat autism traits] - Leah Shaffer, Spectrum
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* 2019 May 28 [https://aeon.co/essays/gut-worms-were-once-a-cause-of-disease-now-they-are-a-cure We need worms] - William Parker, Aeon
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* 2019 May 25 (accessed on) [https://blog.paleohacks.com/can-parasites-heal-autoimmune-diseases/ Can Parasites Heal Autoimmune Diseases?] - Aimee McNew, PaleoHacks
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* 2019 Apr 30 [https://asm.org/Browse-By-Topic/Host-microbe-Biology/Featured/Helminths-and-Health-Finding-Purpose-in-Our-Old-Fr Helminths and Health: Finding Purpose in Our Old Friends] - Erica Bizzell, American Society for Microbiology
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* 2019 Apr 21 [https://us.cnn.com/2019/04/19/health/bolivia-heart-disease-chasing-life-gupta/index.html Life lessons from the native tribe with the healthiest hearts in the world] - Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN
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* 2019 Feb (accessed in) [https://www.ifm.org/news-insights/gut-hygiene-hypothesis-helminth-treatments/ The Hygiene Hypothesis & Helminth Treatments With Parasitic Worms] The Institute for Functional Medicine
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* 2019 Jan 12 [https://www.verywellhealth.com/using-hookworms-to-treat-celiac-disease-562299 Using Hookworms To Treat Celiac Disease] - Jane Anderson, Verywell Health
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* 2019 Jan 12 (accessed on) [https://blog.bulletproof.com/helminthic-therapy-autoimmune-disease/ Helminthic Therapy for Autoimmune Disease (Or, Why I Gave Myself Parasites on Purpose)] - Dave Asprey, Bulletproof Blog
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* 2019 Jan 9 [https://www.noted.co.nz/health/health/parasitic-worms-solution-asthma-eczema-coeliac-disease/ Parasitic worms could be the solution to asthma, eczema and coeliac disease] - Nicky Pellegrino, New Zealand Listener
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* 2019 Jan (accessed on) [https://goop.com/wellness/health/can-parasites-cure-autoimmune-diseases/ Can Parasites Cure Autoimmune Diseases?] - A Q&A with Will Cole, Goop
  
 
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* 2018 Oct 02 [https://bengreenfieldfitness.com/article/why-i-eat-tapeworms-whipworms-every-two-weeks-the-fascinating-world-of-helminthic-therapy/ Why I Eat Tapeworms & Whipworms Every Two Weeks: The Fascinating World Of Helminthic Therapy] - Ben Greenfield Fitness
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* 2018 Oct 02 [https://bengreenfieldfitness.com/article/why-i-eat-tapeworms-whipworms-every-two-weeks-the-fascinating-world-of-helminthic-therapy/ Why I Eat Tapeworms & Whipworms Every Two Weeks: The Fascinating World Of Helminthic Therapy] - Ben Greenfield, Fitness
 
* 2018 Sept 25 [http://drstevenenningerdailyblog.blogspot.com/2018/09/the-treatment-of-autoimmune-disease.html The Treatment of Autoimmune Disease with Hookworms] - Dr. Steve Nenninger Blog
 
* 2018 Sept 25 [http://drstevenenningerdailyblog.blogspot.com/2018/09/the-treatment-of-autoimmune-disease.html The Treatment of Autoimmune Disease with Hookworms] - Dr. Steve Nenninger Blog
 
* 2018 Sept 20 [https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/should-you-deliberately-infect-yourself-with-an-intestinal-worm-for-your-health/all/ Should You Deliberately Infect Yourself With An Intestinal Worm For Your Health?] - Rosie McCall, IFLScience
 
* 2018 Sept 20 [https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/should-you-deliberately-infect-yourself-with-an-intestinal-worm-for-your-health/all/ Should You Deliberately Infect Yourself With An Intestinal Worm For Your Health?] - Rosie McCall, IFLScience
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* 2018 Jul 13 [https://helminthictherapywiki.org/wiki/images/2/2d/Hookworms_Make_Us_Human-_The_Microbiome%2C_Eco-immunology%2C_and_a_Probiotic_Turn_in_Western_Health_Care.pdf Hookworms Make Us Human: The Microbiome, Eco-immunology, and a Probiotic Turn in Western Health Care] (PDF) - Jamie Oliver, Medical Anthropology Quarterly
 
* 2018 Jul 2 [https://kids.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/frym.2018.00032 Eating Worms to Treat Autoimmune Diseases?] - Nerissa Ora Zyskind Tunnessen and Michael H. Hsieh, Frontiers for Young Minds
 
* 2018 Jul 2 [https://kids.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/frym.2018.00032 Eating Worms to Treat Autoimmune Diseases?] - Nerissa Ora Zyskind Tunnessen and Michael H. Hsieh, Frontiers for Young Minds
 
* 2019 Jul [https://www.naturalmedicinejournal.com/journal/2018-07/exploring-helminthic-therapy Exploring Helminthic Therapy] - Karolyn Gazella interviews Sidney Baker, MD, for Natural Medicine Journal
 
* 2019 Jul [https://www.naturalmedicinejournal.com/journal/2018-07/exploring-helminthic-therapy Exploring Helminthic Therapy] - Karolyn Gazella interviews Sidney Baker, MD, for Natural Medicine Journal
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* 2017 Apr 19 [http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4422218/Autistic-boy-4-road-recovery-thanks-WORMS.html Severely autistic boy, 4, is on the road to recovery after undergoing worm therapy despite being told he would never lead a normal life] - Stephen Matthews, Mail Online
 
* 2017 Apr 19 [http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4422218/Autistic-boy-4-road-recovery-thanks-WORMS.html Severely autistic boy, 4, is on the road to recovery after undergoing worm therapy despite being told he would never lead a normal life] - Stephen Matthews, Mail Online
 
* 2017 Mar 13 [http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2017/03/13/helminth-therapy.aspx Worm Therapy to Treat Inflammatory Disorders] - Dr Mercola
 
* 2017 Mar 13 [http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2017/03/13/helminth-therapy.aspx Worm Therapy to Treat Inflammatory Disorders] - Dr Mercola
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* 2017 Feb 23 [http://rdcu.be/tubO Parasites, ghosts and mutualists: a relational geography of microbes for global health] (PDF) - Jamie Lorimer, Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, Royal Geographical Society.
 
* 2017 Feb 16 [https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-02-parasites-clue-allergies-common-countries.html Parasites clue to why allergies are more common in developed countries] - Emma Rayner, MedicalXpress
 
* 2017 Feb 16 [https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-02-parasites-clue-allergies-common-countries.html Parasites clue to why allergies are more common in developed countries] - Emma Rayner, MedicalXpress
 
* 2017 Feb 13 [https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/2017-02-13-how-dr-wriggly-wormed-himself-into-the-affection-of-the-ill/ How Dr Wriggly wormed himself into the affection of the ill] - Shaun Smillie, Business Day
 
* 2017 Feb 13 [https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/2017-02-13-how-dr-wriggly-wormed-himself-into-the-affection-of-the-ill/ How Dr Wriggly wormed himself into the affection of the ill] - Shaun Smillie, Business Day
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* 2016 Jun 3 [http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/05/opinion/sunday/educate-your-immune-system.html Educate Your Immune System: Our bodies are confused by this 21st-century world] - Moises Velasquez-Manoff, New York Times
 
* 2016 Jun 3 [http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/05/opinion/sunday/educate-your-immune-system.html Educate Your Immune System: Our bodies are confused by this 21st-century world] - Moises Velasquez-Manoff, New York Times
 
* 2016 May 17 [http://www.news-medical.net/news/20160517/Could-worm-infection-counter-IBD-An-interview-with-Dr-Loke-and-Dr-Cadwell.aspx Could worm infection counter IBD? An interview with Dr Loke and Dr Cadwell] - April Cashin-Garbutt, News Medical
 
* 2016 May 17 [http://www.news-medical.net/news/20160517/Could-worm-infection-counter-IBD-An-interview-with-Dr-Loke-and-Dr-Cadwell.aspx Could worm infection counter IBD? An interview with Dr Loke and Dr Cadwell] - April Cashin-Garbutt, News Medical
* 2016 May [http://environmentalhumanities.dukejournals.org/content/8/1/57.full.pdf Gut Buddies - Multispecies Studies and the Microbiome] - Jamie Lorimer, Duke University Press
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* 2016 May 1 [http://environmentalhumanities.dukejournals.org/content/8/1/57.full.pdf Gut Buddies - Multispecies Studies and the Microbiome] - Jamie Lorimer, Duke University Press
 
* 2016 Apr 21 [http://pamplinmedia.com/pt/9-news/302838-180108-hooked-on-hookworms-and-other-parasites Hooked on hookworms (and other parasites)] - Peter Korn, Portland Tribune
 
* 2016 Apr 21 [http://pamplinmedia.com/pt/9-news/302838-180108-hooked-on-hookworms-and-other-parasites Hooked on hookworms (and other parasites)] - Peter Korn, Portland Tribune
 
* 2016 Apr 17 [http://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/well-good/teach-me/78818294/ive-got-parasitic-worms-living-inside-me-and-its-great.html I've got parasitic worms living inside me, and it's great] - Adam Dudding, Stuff NZ
 
* 2016 Apr 17 [http://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/well-good/teach-me/78818294/ive-got-parasitic-worms-living-inside-me-and-its-great.html I've got parasitic worms living inside me, and it's great] - Adam Dudding, Stuff NZ
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* 2015 Dec 3 [http://www.healthline.com/health-news/parasites-in-your-intestines-may-actually-be-good-for-you-120315 Parasites in Your Intestines May Actually Be Good for You] - Ann Pietrangelo, Healthline
 
* 2015 Dec 3 [http://www.healthline.com/health-news/parasites-in-your-intestines-may-actually-be-good-for-you-120315 Parasites in Your Intestines May Actually Be Good for You] - Ann Pietrangelo, Healthline
* 2015 Nov 13 [https://theconversation.com/what-do-parasitic-worms-and-our-increasing-allergies-have-in-common-500 What do parasitic worms and our increasing allergies have in common?] - Graham Rook, The Conversation
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* 2015 Nov 13 [https://theconversation.com/what-do-parasitic-worms-and-our-increasing-allergies-have-in-common-50032 What do parasitic worms and our increasing allergies have in common?] - Graham Rook, The Conversation
 
* 2015 Nov 11 [http://www.sciencealert.com/40-patients-are-about-to-be-infected-with-hookworms-to-treat-gluten-intolerance?utm_source=Article&utm_medium=Website&utm_campaign=InArticleReadMore 40 patients are about to be infected with hookworms to treat gluten intolerance] - Peter Dockrill, Science Alert
 
* 2015 Nov 11 [http://www.sciencealert.com/40-patients-are-about-to-be-infected-with-hookworms-to-treat-gluten-intolerance?utm_source=Article&utm_medium=Website&utm_campaign=InArticleReadMore 40 patients are about to be infected with hookworms to treat gluten intolerance] - Peter Dockrill, Science Alert
 
* 2015 Nov 11 [https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/want-a-stronger-defense-system-against-diseases-add-some-worms/ Want a Stronger Defense System Against Diseases? Add Some Worms] - Sheena Faherty, Scientific American
 
* 2015 Nov 11 [https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/want-a-stronger-defense-system-against-diseases-add-some-worms/ Want a Stronger Defense System Against Diseases? Add Some Worms] - Sheena Faherty, Scientific American
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* 2015 Oct 29 [http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/44372/title/An-Evolutionary-Basis-for-Allergies/ An Evolutionary Basis for Allergies] - Karen Zusi, The Scientist
 
* 2015 Oct 29 [http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/44372/title/An-Evolutionary-Basis-for-Allergies/ An Evolutionary Basis for Allergies] - Karen Zusi, The Scientist
 
* 2015 Sept [http://www.dukechronicle.com/article/2015/09/duke-scientists-treat-depression-with-intestinal-worms Duke scientists treat depression with intestinal worms] Teresa Meng, The Chronicle
 
* 2015 Sept [http://www.dukechronicle.com/article/2015/09/duke-scientists-treat-depression-with-intestinal-worms Duke scientists treat depression with intestinal worms] Teresa Meng, The Chronicle
* 2015 Sept (date accessed) [http://www.sicb.org/students/dohenyb.php The “Old Friends” hypothesis: Reopening a can of worms] - Brenna Doheny, Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
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* 2015 Sept (accessed on) [http://www.sicb.org/students/dohenyb.php The “Old Friends” hypothesis: Reopening a can of worms] - Brenna Doheny, Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
 
* 2015 Aug 3 [http://www.philly.com/philly/education/test-prep/20150802_The_Worm_Turns.html The Worm Turns] - Sheena Faherty, Philadelphia Inquirer
 
* 2015 Aug 3 [http://www.philly.com/philly/education/test-prep/20150802_The_Worm_Turns.html The Worm Turns] - Sheena Faherty, Philadelphia Inquirer
 
* 2015 Jul 16 [http://motherboard.vice.com/read/parasites-by-post-the-online-black-market-for-therapeutic-worms?utm_source=mbtwitter Parasites by Post: The Online Black Market for Therapeutic Worms] - Daniel Viola, Motherboard
 
* 2015 Jul 16 [http://motherboard.vice.com/read/parasites-by-post-the-online-black-market-for-therapeutic-worms?utm_source=mbtwitter Parasites by Post: The Online Black Market for Therapeutic Worms] - Daniel Viola, Motherboard
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* 2015 May 28 [http://discovermagazine.com/2015/july-aug/4-take-worms-call-me DIY Parasite Infection Treats Autoimmune Disorders] - Leah Shaffer, Discover
 
* 2015 May 28 [http://discovermagazine.com/2015/july-aug/4-take-worms-call-me DIY Parasite Infection Treats Autoimmune Disorders] - Leah Shaffer, Discover
 
* 2015 Apr 6 [http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/842500_2 The Hygiene Hypothesis -- Redefine, Rename, or Just Clean It Up?] - Linda Brookes and Laurence Cheng, Medscape (Includes mention of the promotion of barrier integrity by parasites.)
 
* 2015 Apr 6 [http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/842500_2 The Hygiene Hypothesis -- Redefine, Rename, or Just Clean It Up?] - Linda Brookes and Laurence Cheng, Medscape (Includes mention of the promotion of barrier integrity by parasites.)
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* 2015 Apr [https://research.jcu.edu.au/bmdt/publications/publications-1/giacomin-australian-science-april-2015 Can Hookworms Cure Coeliac Disease?] - Paul Giacomin, Australasian Science
 
* 2015 Mar 26 [https://rheumatoidarthritis.net/living/a-miracle-cure-with-scientific-promise/ A “Miracle Cure” With Scientific Promise?] - Mariah Z. Leach, RheumatoidArthritis.net
 
* 2015 Mar 26 [https://rheumatoidarthritis.net/living/a-miracle-cure-with-scientific-promise/ A “Miracle Cure” With Scientific Promise?] - Mariah Z. Leach, RheumatoidArthritis.net
 
* 2015 Mar 23 [http://dralexrinehart.com/lifestyle-benefits/hygiene-hypothesis-hookworm-infections-autoimmune-and-allergic-disease/ Parasitic Hookworm Infections and Autoimmune and Allergic Disease] - Dr. Alexander Rinehart
 
* 2015 Mar 23 [http://dralexrinehart.com/lifestyle-benefits/hygiene-hypothesis-hookworm-infections-autoimmune-and-allergic-disease/ Parasitic Hookworm Infections and Autoimmune and Allergic Disease] - Dr. Alexander Rinehart
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* 2014 Dec 14 [https://www.israel21c.org/using-parasites-to-fight-autoimmune-diseases/ Using parasites to fight autoimmune diseases] - Ruthie Blum, Israel21c
 
* 2014 Nov 14 [http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/intestinal-parasites-could-help-the-immune-system-researchers-say/article21592779/ Intestinal parasites may help the immune system, researchers say] - Sharon Oosthoek, The Globe and Mail
 
* 2014 Nov 14 [http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/intestinal-parasites-could-help-the-immune-system-researchers-say/article21592779/ Intestinal parasites may help the immune system, researchers say] - Sharon Oosthoek, The Globe and Mail
 
* 2014 Aug 12 [http://www.futurity.org/hookworm-autoimmune-diseases-745302/ ‘Wormy’ pills might fend off autoimmune diseases] - Glynis Smalley, Futurity
 
* 2014 Aug 12 [http://www.futurity.org/hookworm-autoimmune-diseases-745302/ ‘Wormy’ pills might fend off autoimmune diseases] - Glynis Smalley, Futurity
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* 1999 Aug 31 [http://www.nytimes.com/1999/08/31/health/in-pursuit-of-autoimmune-worm-cure.html In Pursuit of Autoimmune Worm Cure] - Andy Newman, New York Times
 
* 1999 Aug 31 [http://www.nytimes.com/1999/08/31/health/in-pursuit-of-autoimmune-worm-cure.html In Pursuit of Autoimmune Worm Cure] - Andy Newman, New York Times
  
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* 2018 Jan 25 [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qD6fmHUXBEg Why You Might Want Parasitic Worms] - Hank Green, SciShow, You Tube
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* 2018 Jan 25 [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qD6fmHUXBEg Why You Might Want Parasitic Worms] - Hank Green, SciShow, YouTube
* 2017 Aug 4 [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMIILJ_C7uQ Worm eggs could become food supplement] - New Scientist, You Tube
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* 2017 Aug 4 [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMIILJ_C7uQ Worm eggs could become food supplement] - New Scientist, YouTube
* 2017 Jun 8 [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CL-trN00s2Y Worms inside us: Lecture on therapeutic helminths to the North Carolina Science Museum] Helminth education for children, by William Parker.
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* 2017 Jun 8 [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CL-trN00s2Y Worms inside us: Lecture on therapeutic helminths to the North Carolina Science Museum] (Intended for children but great for adults too!) - William Parker, YouTube
* 2017 Mar 15 [https://worldisraelnews.com/watch-israeli-autoimmune-disease-treatment-with-parasitic-worms-has-marvelous-results/ Israeli ‘worm treatment’ successfully fights autoimmune disease] - World Israel News
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* 2017 Mar 15 [https://youtu.be/AIwp1P8V3so Israeli ‘worm treatment’ successfully fights autoimmune disease] - World Israel News
 
* 2017 Feb 8 [https://www.facebook.com/abcnews24.au/videos/1467000060000199/ Crawler cure: hookworms used to alleviate coeliac symptoms] - ABC New 24
 
* 2017 Feb 8 [https://www.facebook.com/abcnews24.au/videos/1467000060000199/ Crawler cure: hookworms used to alleviate coeliac symptoms] - ABC New 24
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* 2016 Nov 29 [https://youtu.be/sm5DcdZbnGA Worming your way to good health] - Paul Giacomin, TEDxJCUCairns
 
* 2016 Nov [http://lifeonus.vhx.tv Life On Us: A Microscopic Safari]. A two hour, two-part documentary. The second part has a segment on helminths and helminthic therapy starting from 15 minutes. - VHX (Free on Amazon Prime)
 
* 2016 Nov [http://lifeonus.vhx.tv Life On Us: A Microscopic Safari]. A two hour, two-part documentary. The second part has a segment on helminths and helminthic therapy starting from 15 minutes. - VHX (Free on Amazon Prime)
 
* 2016 Aug 10 [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bOjHCaLq7Kk My Experience With Helminthic Therapy] - Sisters Undercover
 
* 2016 Aug 10 [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bOjHCaLq7Kk My Experience With Helminthic Therapy] - Sisters Undercover
 
* 2016 Jun 6 [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9lVjF9BPKc&list=PLcvEcrsF_9zKLSoCLErh0PKLfk7egWtHy&index=3 Is a hookworm good for you?] - Clip from [https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLcvEcrsF_9zKLSoCLErh0PKLfk7egWtHy Infested! Living with Parasites], BBC Teach (Crohn's disease)
 
* 2016 Jun 6 [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9lVjF9BPKc&list=PLcvEcrsF_9zKLSoCLErh0PKLfk7egWtHy&index=3 Is a hookworm good for you?] - Clip from [https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLcvEcrsF_9zKLSoCLErh0PKLfk7egWtHy Infested! Living with Parasites], BBC Teach (Crohn's disease)
 
* 2016 May 20 [https://youtu.be/kDhB_kQjjYA Sid Baker: Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! Beetle Larvae? – #311] - Dave, Bulletproof (autism)
 
* 2016 May 20 [https://youtu.be/kDhB_kQjjYA Sid Baker: Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! Beetle Larvae? – #311] - Dave, Bulletproof (autism)
* 2016 Apr 21 [https://youtu.be/pQd1RkgJGjM Worm infection counters intestinal inflammation by changing gut microbiome] - The Cadwell and Loke Labs
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* 2016 Apr 21 [https://youtu.be/pQd1RkgJGjM Worm infection counters intestinal inflammation by changing gut microbiome] - Rowann Bowcutt, the Cadwell and Loke Labs, YouTube
 
* 2016 Mar 23 [https://youtu.be/xk-YBevOJiE Parasites, Autoimmunity & Allergies] - Moises Velasquez Manoff, High Intensity Health
 
* 2016 Mar 23 [https://youtu.be/xk-YBevOJiE Parasites, Autoimmunity & Allergies] - Moises Velasquez Manoff, High Intensity Health
* 2015 Jul 20 [http://globalnews.ca/video/2121799/experimental-helminth-therapy-used-to-treat-autoimmune-disease Experimental helminth therapy used to treat autoimmune disease] - Global News
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* 2015 Jul 20 [http://globalnews.ca/video/2121799/experimental-helminth-therapy-used-to-treat-autoimmune-disease Experimental helminth therapy used to treat autoimmune disease] - Global News  
* 2015 Jul 9 [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cmG27XasIB4 The Science of Hay Fever... Are Parasitic Worms The Cure?] - The Royal Institution  
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* 2015 Jul 9 [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cmG27XasIB4 The Science of Hay Fever... Are Parasitic Worms The Cure?] - Kate Mulcahy, The Royal Institution.
 
* 2014 Sept 28 [https://youtu.be/JUVNKOcXQC0 Biome normalization using Hymenolepis diminuta (HDC)] - Judith Chinitz, CDePalma (autism)
 
* 2014 Sept 28 [https://youtu.be/JUVNKOcXQC0 Biome normalization using Hymenolepis diminuta (HDC)] - Judith Chinitz, CDePalma (autism)
 
* 2014 Sept 22 [https://www.educator.com/biology/microbiology/carpenter/helminths-+-immunity.php Helminths & Immunity] - Catherine Carpenter, Educator.com
 
* 2014 Sept 22 [https://www.educator.com/biology/microbiology/carpenter/helminths-+-immunity.php Helminths & Immunity] - Catherine Carpenter, Educator.com
* 2014 May 6 [https://youtu.be/UfyE0pHHKt0 Parasites Lost: The Journey from Woeful Worms to Helpful] - Monsters Christopher Blanar, TEDxNSU
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* 2014 May 6 [https://youtu.be/UfyE0pHHKt0 Parasites Lost: The Journey from Woeful Worms to Helpful Monsters] - Christopher Blanar, TEDxNSU
* 2014 Apr 1 [https://youtu.be/zoOscroun5A Reshaping the immune system] - Moises Velazquez-Manoff at TEDxCibeles
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* 2014 Apr 1 [https://youtu.be/zoOscroun5A Reshaping the immune system] - Moises Velazquez-Manoff, TEDxCibeles
 
* 2014 Jan 29 [https://youtu.be/5jtTDSP3BOo Rachel Clarke on conscious infestation of the gut with worms] (Parkinson’s disease)
 
* 2014 Jan 29 [https://youtu.be/5jtTDSP3BOo Rachel Clarke on conscious infestation of the gut with worms] (Parkinson’s disease)
 
* 2013 Aug 1 [https://youtu.be/A3s3NRtssS8 Why Parasites May Not Be All That Bad] - Trace Dominguez, DNews
 
* 2013 Aug 1 [https://youtu.be/A3s3NRtssS8 Why Parasites May Not Be All That Bad] - Trace Dominguez, DNews
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* 2010 Mar 12 [https://youtu.be/llyCGNB9smg Medical Alert: Worms Used As Therapy] - Donna Hamilton, WBAL-TV 11 Baltimore
 
* 2010 Mar 12 [https://youtu.be/llyCGNB9smg Medical Alert: Worms Used As Therapy] - Donna Hamilton, WBAL-TV 11 Baltimore
 
* 2010 Feb 18 [http://www.abc.net.au/catalyst/stories/2823795.htm Hook Worms] - Jonica Newby, Catalyst (coeliac disease)
 
* 2010 Feb 18 [http://www.abc.net.au/catalyst/stories/2823795.htm Hook Worms] - Jonica Newby, Catalyst (coeliac disease)
* 2009 Nov 16 [https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BxTp0mFHWOX9Q0lUNF82bkMzS28/view House MD, Season 6, Episode 8: “Teamwork”] - A patient’s has a Crohn’s flare after deworming. mp4
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* 2009 Nov 16 [https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BxTp0mFHWOX9Q0lUNF82bkMzS28/view House MD, Season 6, Episode 8: “Teamwork”] - A patient has a Crohn’s flare after deworming. mp4
 
* 2009 May 26 [https://youtu.be/rl-mbGF2fys Helminthic therapy allergies asthma] - Interviews with scientists and patients using helminthic therapy to control allergies and asthma
 
* 2009 May 26 [https://youtu.be/rl-mbGF2fys Helminthic therapy allergies asthma] - Interviews with scientists and patients using helminthic therapy to control allergies and asthma
 
* 2009 Mar 15 [https://youtu.be/v3oTHKUac-E Todd Troutman Interview, Part 2] - A patient finds relief from severe allergies, YouTube
 
* 2009 Mar 15 [https://youtu.be/v3oTHKUac-E Todd Troutman Interview, Part 2] - A patient finds relief from severe allergies, YouTube
 
* 2009 Mar 15 [https://youtu.be/2rSA3uAtP7U Todd Troutman Interview, Part 1] - A patient finds relief from severe allergies, YouTube
 
* 2009 Mar 15 [https://youtu.be/2rSA3uAtP7U Todd Troutman Interview, Part 1] - A patient finds relief from severe allergies, YouTube
 
* 2009 [http://parasites-film.com/ Parasites: A User's Guide (long trailer)] - Sharon Shattuck, Sweet Fern Productions
 
* 2009 [http://parasites-film.com/ Parasites: A User's Guide (long trailer)] - Sharon Shattuck, Sweet Fern Productions
* 2009 [https://youtu.be/C2LbuJEbtIQ?t=18m5s Bang Goes the Theory, Season 4 Episode 6] (Starts 20.25 minutes) YouTube
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* 2009 [https://youtu.be/C2LbuJEbtIQ?t=18m5s Bang Goes the Theory, Season 4 Episode 6] (Starts at 20.25 minutes) YouTube
 
* 2008 May 24 [https://youtu.be/uzEI5wKO13Y Helminth Therapy] - Video about helminthic therapy by Asphelia Pharmaceuticals
 
* 2008 May 24 [https://youtu.be/uzEI5wKO13Y Helminth Therapy] - Video about helminthic therapy by Asphelia Pharmaceuticals
 
* 2008 Mar 14 [https://youtu.be/qlHzLSRKfBI Helminthic therapy - Autoimmune Therapies] - Jasper Lawrence collects hookworms from Cameroon
 
* 2008 Mar 14 [https://youtu.be/qlHzLSRKfBI Helminthic therapy - Autoimmune Therapies] - Jasper Lawrence collects hookworms from Cameroon
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* 2018 Mar [https://drruscio.com/self-administering-helminth-therapy-with-dr-nancy-ohara/ Guidelines for Self-Administering Helminth Therapy (using HDC)] - Michael Ruscio interviews Dr Nancy O'Hara, Dr. Ruscio Radio
 
* 2018 Mar [https://drruscio.com/self-administering-helminth-therapy-with-dr-nancy-ohara/ Guidelines for Self-Administering Helminth Therapy (using HDC)] - Michael Ruscio interviews Dr Nancy O'Hara, Dr. Ruscio Radio
 
* 2018 Jan 27  [https://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/saturday/audio/2018629676/dr-kara-filbey-lessons-from-parasitic-worms Lessons from parasitic worms] Kim Hill interviews Dr Kara Filbey for Saturday Morning, Radio New Zealand  
 
* 2018 Jan 27  [https://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/saturday/audio/2018629676/dr-kara-filbey-lessons-from-parasitic-worms Lessons from parasitic worms] Kim Hill interviews Dr Kara Filbey for Saturday Morning, Radio New Zealand  
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* 2018 Jan 8 [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fd8Rn567xWQ&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0-j83YAer19ad6UCyar2_1poqdfP3U7IecdM7eotLfkIh6Z7ub6hc7X3I Worm Therapy with Dr. William Parker: Rational Wellness Podcast 038] - Ben Weitz DC interviews William Parker
 
* 2018 Jan [https://drruscio.com/healthy-worms-with-garin-aglietti/ Healthy Worms to Repair the Gut & Immune System] - Michael Ruscio interviews Garin Aglietti, Dr. Ruscio Radio
 
* 2018 Jan [https://drruscio.com/healthy-worms-with-garin-aglietti/ Healthy Worms to Repair the Gut & Immune System] - Michael Ruscio interviews Garin Aglietti, Dr. Ruscio Radio
 
* 2017 Dec [https://drruscio.com/worms-the-next-probiotics-with-dr-william-parker/ Are Worms the Next Probiotic?] - Michael Ruscio interviews William Parker, Dr. Ruscio Radio
 
* 2017 Dec [https://drruscio.com/worms-the-next-probiotics-with-dr-william-parker/ Are Worms the Next Probiotic?] - Michael Ruscio interviews William Parker, Dr. Ruscio Radio
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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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