Video of the Week #60 September 11th, 2012:

From: Brain Parasites, California s Hidden Health Problem by Mollie Bloudoff-Indelicato at the Guest Blog.

Source: Mollie Bloudoff-Indelicato on YouTube

They’re small, they’re wriggly, and they could be infecting your brain. Taenia solium parasites are common throughout the third world, but scientists say they’re taking root in the United States. A Californian woman lived with the larva for years, suffering from debilitating headaches and paralysis before finally receiving the correct diagnosis. Watch her surgery, then head on over to the Guest Blog and read her story.