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Li'l Doc Pinworm infections

In this episode, Li'l Doc, accompanied by her chameleon Geeko, explains how the digestive system can contain the eggs of small worms that cause this illness.
  • 2019
  • 00:02:31
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/21/2020

BBC Documentaries Infested! Living with Parasites

Dr Michael Mosley explores the bizarre and fascinating world of parasites by turning his body into a living laboratory and deliberately infesting himself with them. He travels to Kenya to give himself a tapeworm – a parasite that can grow to many metres inside the human gut. He also encounters lice, leeches and the deadly malaria parasite, before swallowing a ...
  • 2014
  • 00:50:29
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/29/2020

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The Nature of Things Invasion of the Brain Snatchers

Parasites brainwashing their hosts — it sounds like something straight out of science fiction. But this is no zombie movie, this is a fascinating new field of study. Scientists have collected hundreds of examples of brain-manipulating parasites. Researchers are starting to untangle how these parasites have evolved to control their victims, whether caterpillars, fish, birds, rats, cats — or humans! And at ...
  • 2013
  • 00:44:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/13/2014