New Treatment for Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Parasites?
Would you eat worm eggs to make yourself healthy? That's a question that Inflammatory Bowel Disease patients may have to answer in the future. Inflammatory Bowel Disease causes life long gastrointestinal problems that sometimes lead to surgery, and the medicines often have harmful side effects. In the search for new treatments, researchers have found that the problem may be a lack of parasites throwing the immune system out of balance.