Tapeworms

Graham Clark graham.clark at lshtm.ac.uk
Thu Mar 6 04:33:09 EST 1997


Mike <an14382 at anon.nymserver.com> writes:

>I would like to know about any potential application there is of
>beneficial impact of tapeworms on humans, or for that matter, any other
>animals. Can they help me diet?

I seem to remember that in the early part of this century tapeworm
eggs were sold (anonymously) as a dieting aid, but I imagine this was
outlawed a LONG time ago. There are better ways - try exercising.

Graham



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