News tagged with intestinal worms
(HealthDay)—Three people who received transplant organs in 2012 from the same 24-year-old donor got more than they bargained for: Each developed a severe roundworm infection, U.S. health officials reported ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists used an iPhone and a camera lens to diagnose intestinal worms in rural Tanzania, a breakthrough that could help doctors treat patients infected with the parasites, a study said on Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 12, 2013 | 3.9 / 5 (8) | 1
Scientists from The University of Manchester have discovered that weight loss plays an important role in the body's response to fighting off intestinal worms.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Doctor Joel Weinstock, a parasitologist at Tufts Medical Center in a commentary piece published in the journal Nature, describes work that he and colleagues have been involved in that focuses on studyi ...
Immunology Nov 08, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Short-term intestinal parasite infection triggers specific cytokines that can prevent the development of type 1 diabetes
(Medical Xpress) -- Short-term infection with intestinal worms may provide long-term protection against type I diabetes (TID), suggests a study conducted by William Gause, PhD, and colleagues at the University of Medicine ...
Immunology Jul 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1