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Parasitic Worm Treatments Could Soon Be Legal in Germany

16:18 EDT 7 Aug 2017 | Discover Magazine

In Germany, treatments for disease may entail adding a vial of parasitic worms to a meal or beverage. The country's food and consumer safety organization is set to weigh in on the relative merits of parasitic worms as a treatment for a range of autoimmune disorders. So called "helminthic therapies" have been slowly gaining ground in the past two decades or so, although the scientific evidence in favor of the treatment is mixed. Wonder Worms If Germany's Federal Office for Consumer Prote

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