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Worm Infection Can Improve Gut Health: Study

By Tanya Lewis | April 14, 2016

Parasitic worms promote the growth of beneficial intestinal microbes in a mouse model of inflammatory bowel disease.

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Deep Doo-doo

By Bob Grant | January 4, 2013

An open-access study explores the intricacies of parasite egg distribution and viability in human feces.

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Can Worms Alleviate Autism?

By Sabrina Richards | November 27, 2012

Autism researchers are testing the ability of whipworm eggs to treat autism in a new clinical trial.

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Opening a Can of Worms

By Bob Grant | February 1, 2011

A father’s determination to help his son resulted in an experimental treatment for autism that uses roundworms to modulate inflammatory immune responses. Can the worms be used to treat other diseases?

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The Worm Crew

By Bob Grant | February 1, 2011

Meet the people behind studies that use nematodes to treat inflammatory diseases. 

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Parasites Unite!

By Cristina Luiggi | February 1, 2011

Gabriele Sorci discusses how invaders can band together to more effectively infect hosts.

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Basophil Roles

By Richard P. Grant | January 1, 2011

Editor's choice in Immunology

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