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The Hygiene Hypothesis, Part 3. Are Parasitic Worms Friend or Foe?

... . The question we're now looking at is: why? 'Why' questions in biology require evolutionary explanations; it is a matter of ... from Trichura trichiura and Ascaris lumbricoides ; brain lesions caused by tapeworms like Taenia solium ; blindness and massive ...

The Hygiene Hypothesis Unraveled

... system destroys the outer layer of nerve fibers in the brain and spinal cord, causing a range of neurological symptoms. In the ... in the United States thinks that the answer to both those questions is a resounding yes, as we'll discuss in the next article: Will ...