It's time we discuss this sadly neglected topic that's close to doctors' hearts

There is a lower-order, parasitic life form known to the medical profession as 'NMS'. 

Collectively, these organisms, surely part of God’s creation, don’t even rate a mention in the spectrum of public health targets. 

Frustratingly, there is, as yet, no official field devoted to their study. That means no university departments, professorships, research grants, fellowships, or journals. 

Likewise no private foundations, charities, learned societies, or conferences