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Man Dies After Tapeworm Inside Him Gets Cancer

Man Dies After Tapeworm Inside Him Gets Cancer--This one's a bit more on the weird science side of things, but it is a bizarre first-case episode...

Hidden Epidemic: Tapeworms Living Inside People's Brains

Hidden Epidemic: Tapeworms Living Inside People's Brains - http://www.scoop.it/t/science-news/p/1812451944/hidden-epidemic-tapeworms-living-inside-people-s-brains

Review: Parasite by Mira Grant

Review: Parasite by Mira Grant – King of the Nerds!!! (found this books at -numerous- Dollarama stores, of all places - really enjoyed it and will look for the sequels)

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Hymenolepis nana Method of diagnosis – eggs in feces Diagnostic stage - egg Disease name – dwarf tapeworm infection Major pathology and symptoms –light infection would possibly be asymptomatic, heavy infection might include intestinal enteritis, abdominal pain, diarrhea, headache, dizziness and anorexia Treatment - niclosamide Distribution – worldwide (mostly in children) where people live in close quarters Needs no intermediate host

Man Suffering From Headaches Turns Out To Have A Rare Species Of TAPEWORM Living In His Brain | IFLScience

Ancient Tapeworms Found in Fossilized Shark Poop

Researchers found a cluster of 270-million-year-old tapeworm eggs (shown here) in fossilized shark poop.

Man Gets 20-Foot Tapeworm from Eating Raw Meat

Both beef and pork tapeworm are considered "neglected tropical diseases". Pork tapeworms are a major cause of hundreds of thousands of cases of epilepsy worldwide. You can get these parasites from eating undercooked meat from infected animals. Man Gets 20-Foot Tapeworm from Eating Raw Meat