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Are hookworms a viable treatment for multiple sclerosis?

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One small study of 12 people with MS found that those who were infected with hookworms had fewer lesions than those who weren't infected. In 2012, researchers in the UK began recruiting people with MS for a study to see if hookworms could alter the course of MS. Watch for results in the next several years.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on January 21, 2017
Reviewed by Neil Lava on January 21, 2017

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