News tagged with parasitic worm

Scientists reveal how river blindness worm thrives

Scientists at the University of Liverpool have found that the worm which causes River Blindness survives by using a bacterium to provide energy, as well as help 'trick' the body's immune system into thinking it is fighting ...

Aug 22, 2012
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Student solves snail fever mystery

(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists have solved an 80-year old mystery linked to an ancient but neglected tropical disease that affects more than 100 million people in sub-Saharan Africa.

Aug 01, 2012
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