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Blood-sucking parasitic WORMS could cure asthma within 10 years

Asthma is less common in countries where people are more likely to have parasitic worms that live in the intestines, and feed off blood and mucus.

In Southeast Asia, one in 20 people have asthma, whereas one in 11 have the condition in the UK.

The worms, known as roundworms, release a protein that prevents humans from having allergic reactions.

Seeing as asthma can be triggered by allergies – including pollen and dust mites – researchers found the worms could be used to help treat the respiratory condition.

“We have known for …
Daily Express :: Health Feed

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