San Diego Health Emergency from Hepatitis A Outbreak

Cases linked to the outbreak of Hepatitis A were first reported in November. As of Friday, more than 15 people in the area have died from hepatitis infections and more than 350 others are ill. San Diego’s homeless population has been hit hardest by the highly contagious hepatitis A virus. According to the World Health Organization most

“Molecules engineered from intestinal worms may help IBD”

Infestation with benign parasitic worms is one possible explanation for the low incidence of autoimmune diseases and allergies in less developed countries and, conversely, for the sustained increase in such inflammatory conditions in more sanitized and hence “dewormed” industrialized societies. Joel V. Weinstock, MD, of Tufts Medical Center in Boston, writing in Nature in an article