Tapeworm Diet: Iowa Woman Ingests Parasite Bought On The Internet

By | Tue, 08/20/2013 - 10:55

An Iowa woman bought and ingested a tapeworm in order to lose weight, illustrating the extreme — and unhealthy — lengths that some will go to just to lose weight.

Tapeworm Evolution

Tapeworm Treatment: DNA Genome Mapping Reveals Medicine Targets

By | Wed, 03/13/2013 - 18:09

Tapeworm treatment will be much easier, now that newly sequenced genomes have revealed medicine targets.


California's Unspoken Health Problem: Brain Parasites

By | Thu, 09/06/2012 - 14:39

The CDC estimates that there are 386 annual cases of brain parasite infection in California alone which can cost upwards of $66,000.