"Therapy with Helminths" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The treatment of immune system diseases by deliberate infestation with helminths. This therapy is partly based on the HYGIENE HYPOTHESIS which states that the absence of parasites increases immune dysregulation because of the lack of stimulation of REGULATORY T-CELLS.
|Therapy with Helminths
- Therapy with Helminths
- Therapy with Helminth
- Helminthic Therapy
- Helminthic Therapies
- Therapies, Helminthic
- Therapy, Helminthic
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Therapy with Helminths" by people in Profiles.
Randomised clinical trial: the safety and tolerability of Trichuris suis ova in patients with Crohn's disease. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Aug; 38(3):255-63.