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Unless the scientists conducting trials to assess the effects of hosting living helminths cease treating these organisms as pharmaceutical products and take into account the unique and dynamic nature of each individual helminth/host relationship when designing formal studies, clinical trials will continue to fail to demonstrate the benefits offered by reworming.
Unless the scientists conducting trials to assess the effects of hosting living helminths cease treating these organisms as pharmaceutical products and take into account the unique and dynamic nature of each individual helminth/host relationship when designing formal studies, clinical trials will continue to fail to demonstrate the benefits offered by reworming.


Until this reality is understood, accepted and acted upon by researchers, the best evidence for the benefits of helminth replacement will continue to come from the experience of self-treaters, as has been suggested by Venkatakrishnan, et al.
Until this reality is understood, accepted and acted upon by researchers, the best evidence for the benefits of helminth replacement will continue to come from the collated experience of self-treaters, as has been suggested by Venkatakrishnan, et al.


{{Quote|indent}}… at the present time, systematic data gathering from individuals self-treating may be the most practical and effective means of evaluating the effects of helminth therapy. [https://helminthictherapywiki.org/wiki/images/9/94/Socio-medical_studies_of_individuals_self-treating_with_helminths_suggest_that_most_clinical_trials_assessing_helminth_therapy_may_be_designed_to_fail.pdf]{{Quote|/indent}}
{{Quote|indent}}… at the present time, systematic data gathering from individuals self-treating may be the most practical and effective means of evaluating the effects of helminth therapy. [https://helminthictherapywiki.org/wiki/images/9/94/Socio-medical_studies_of_individuals_self-treating_with_helminths_suggest_that_most_clinical_trials_assessing_helminth_therapy_may_be_designed_to_fail.pdf]{{Quote|/indent}}