Treatment made from parasite eggs from pig feces?!

It’s amazing what nature provides us with, and you never know where your healing is coming from. Don’t let your preconceived idea of what is “good” limit you…
The following is from ASHP Daily Briefing:

Company Developing Treatments For Autoimmune Disorders Using Parasite Eggs.

Reuters (8/24, Clarke) reported that researchers at Coronado Biosciences Inc are developing treatments for autoimmune disorders that consist of microscopic parasite eggs that have been culled from the feces of pigs. The company is currently getting ready to begin a midstage clinical study involving more than 200 Crohn’s disease patients.

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  • P. Scott Roberts

    So is this similar to fecal dosing to repopulate the gut? I’ve done a bit of study on the human to human re population. Is there less risk? Or is this an effort to “normalize” this procedure without using human donors? Do tell..

    • AmyRxBaker

      The article didn’t have a lot of information, and it’s 5 years old, so not sure. It is for autoimmune disorders, so my guess is that the parasite eggs are being used for the delivery. The feces seems a tad irrelevant, but great for catching someone’s eyes!