Happy Helminths

Following on from last week’s post about the being allergic to hygiene, I’d like to talk about the possibility of using parasites, mainly helminths as treatments against immune disorders such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and Crohn’s disease. To start off with, what are helminths? They are basically a group of worms that love humans … Continue reading Happy Helminths

Allergy to Hygiene

I’m sure many people have heard about the rise in immune disorders, particularly Asthma, Multiple sclerosis and Crohn’s disease. For a long time, it has been recognised that there are more allergies present in western countries, especially developed countries like the UK. As well as blaming this increase on the prevalent rise in pollution, scientists, … Continue reading Allergy to Hygiene