New direction for this blog

I have not had an editorial position for this blog, until now. No consistent direction or unifying theme for what to say except in general terms to speak about helminthic therapy and anything that might, however distantly, relate to the health of those who approach us for hookworm, or for whipworm. Often I have been embarrassingly guilty [...]

Time to re-examine our slavish devotion to the scientific method

Someone sent me a link to some research on Psoriasis and it got me thinking again about the way science and particularly drug research is conducted, and its limitations with respect to complex systems we do not understand, like the immune system. The subject of the direction of research in the area of immunological diseases [...]

Things I would do if I was still sick

Or that you can, or that you can use to try and stay healthy. If I suffered from any nasty immunological disorder, or any involving chronic inflammation this is what I would do: 1. I would not rely on experts, so-called, who have managed to create a situation where all these diseases are out-of-control and [...]

The context of helminthic therapy and the environmental diseases it can be used to ameliorate

I want to emphasise that I believe what we are doing exists in a much broader, well-established context. The diseases we are trying to work with are all environmental in origin. The hygiene hypothesis essentially says that because we have impoverished the environments defined by our bodies by reducing the variety of organisms that populate [...]