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worm that is parasitic on the intestines of vertebrates especially roundworms and tapeworms and flukes

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However, new research by the University of Edinburgh Medical School has identified a new molecule produced by parasitic worms that could help in finding new therapies for people with asthma.
According to WHO study only a small number of medicines are used in treatment against parasitic worms [6].
A 77-million-year-old duck-billed dinosaur nicknamed Leonardo may have been infected with parasitic worms.
The bacterium infects millions of invertebrate species, including spiders, shrimps and parasitic worms, as well as 60 percent of all insect species.
Public health experts also claim that the drive can have an impact in areas with a high burden of parasitic worms, but is unlikely to benefit areas where worm loads have reduced due to other government health campaigns.
4 Parasitic worms - Coming into contact with the parasitic infection schistosomiasis - a nasty disease caused by parasitic worms found in freshwater snails in certain countries - can significantly increase your chances of developing bladder cancer.
parasitic worms Coming into contact with parasitic infection schistosomiasis - a disease caused by worms found in freshwater snails - can significantly increase your chances of bladder cancer.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A research team developed a new mobile phone microscope that uses video to automatically detect and quantify infection by parasitic worms in a drop of blood.
These animals, more than other livestock species, are most at risk of contracting helminths and parasitic worms.
Dubai: In an effort to help eliminate the public health threat of parasitic worms among children at risk in India, Dubai Cares today announced a contribution of Dh11 million for four years towards a ground-breaking national school-based deworming programme.
Dubai: Dubai Cares today announced a contribution of Dh11 million for 4 years towards a groundbreaking national school-based deworming program by the Government of India to treat all children at risk for parasitic worms.
TWO transplant patients who died after receiving kidneys infected with parasitic worms were aware their donor had died from meningitis, a doctor has told an inquest.
The Allergy Fix examines practices ranging from giving peanuts to babies to the use of parasitic worms, and explores why Amish farm families have so few allergies.
The strangler fig is a parasite, parasitic worms kill.
e best way to protect both cats and dogs from parasitic worms is for owners to regularly use preventive worming treatments.