Doctors from India were stunned after pulling out a 6-foot tapeworm through a patient's mouth treat the worm infections that may have been caused by food contamination.
Four Pacific salmon species are reported to have Japanese tapeworm.
A California college student on a visit home didn't realise that a tapeworm in his brain was going to kill him.
Experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that a man died of cancer, which was transmitted from tapeworms.
A Chinese woman expended an eight-foot-long tapeworm after eating undercooked meat in Southeast Asia.
The discovery of ancient tapeworm eggs in 270-million-year-old fossilized shark poop suggests that these intestinal parasites may have existed in animals for much longer than previously known, scientists claim.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.