Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Weight loss helps to oust worms

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

Parasitic worms need their intestinal microflora too

Scientists at The University of Manchester have cast new light on a little understood group of worm infections, which collectively afflicts 1 in 4 people, mainly children—in the developing the world.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New test better detects elephantiasis worm infection

A new diagnostic test for a worm infection that can lead to severe enlargement and deformities of the legs and genitals is far more sensitive than the currently used test, according to results of a field study in Liberia, ...

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