helminths
Worm Infection Can Improve Gut Health: Study
Worm Infection Can Improve Gut Health: Study
Tanya Lewis | Apr 14, 2016
Parasitic worms promote the growth of beneficial intestinal microbes in a mouse model of inflammatory bowel disease.
Deep Doo-doo
Deep Doo-doo
Bob Grant | Jan 4, 2013
An open-access study explores the intricacies of parasite egg distribution and viability in human feces.
Can Worms Alleviate Autism?
Can Worms Alleviate Autism?
Sabrina Richards | Nov 27, 2012
Autism researchers are testing the ability of whipworm eggs to treat autism in a new clinical trial.
Opening a Can of Worms
Bob Grant | Feb 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?
The Worm Crew
Bob Grant | Feb 1, 2011
Meet the people behind studies that use nematodes to treat inflammatory diseases. 
Parasites Unite!
Cristina Luiggi | Feb 1, 2011
Gabriele Sorci discusses how invaders can band together to more effectively infect hosts.
Basophil Roles
Richard P. Grant | Jan 1, 2011
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