Hidden Epidemic: 
Tapeworms Living Inside People’s Brains | Infectious Diseases | DISCOVER Magazine

This sounds very yummy doesn’t it….

Theodore Nash sees only a few dozen patients a year in his clinic at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. That’s pretty small as medical practices go, but what his patients lack in number they make up for in the intensity of their symptoms. Some fall into comas. Some are paralyzed down one side of their body. Others can’t walk a straight line. Still others come to Nash partially blind, or with so much fluid in their brain that they need shunts implanted to relieve the pressure. Some lose the ability to speak; many fall into violent seizures.

via Hidden Epidemic: 
Tapeworms Living Inside People’s Brains | Infectious Diseases | DISCOVER Magazine.

Tapeworms in the brain?  That sounds horrible.

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