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Ring Worm Infection 101 by rajesh moganti Posted Mon 29 Nov 2010 3:58am Ring worm is a prevalent fungal skin condition mostly affecting foot (athlete’s foot, tinea pedis), body (tinea corporis), private area or junction of torso & legs (jock itch, tinea cruris). Worm or parasitic forms are not responsible for ring worm arising. It is typified by globular lesion or ring like appearances. Causes The fungi tha ... Read on »
Intestinal parasites by pathologystudent Posted Mon 24 Jan 2011 9:29am Intestinal parasites are a big cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. They don’t just occur in underprivileged parts of the world though – there are several that are pretty common here in the US. Intestinal parasites fall into two big categories: protozoa and helminths. Protozoa are little one-celled creatures that reproduce by ... Read on »
Suppression of Allergic Asthma by Ascaris Antigens by nih.gov Posted Sun 27 Feb 2011 7:00pm Description of Invention: Available for licensing and commercial development are compositions and methods for suppressing allergic reactions, as well as Th-1 and Th-2 associated immunological diseases, by administering any of the two identified Ascaris polypeptide antigens, or active fragments or variants thereof, to the affec ... Read on »
Traveler’s Diarrhea by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted Mon 21 Sep 2009 10:48pm Basics:  Known around the world by many names including Montezuma’s revenge, Delhi belly and mummy tummy, traveler’s diarrhea (TD) is the most common illness travelers face.  Nothing can slow down a fun trip like TD and this can also have serious health implications.  Staying hydrated is the most important method to avoid serious probl ... Read on »
Intestinal Worms Treatment by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Worms and other intestinal parasites, which infest human beings, are found in all countries of the world. However they are more common in tropical and subtropical areas and are widely prevalent during the rainy seasons. Children are more infested with these worms than adults. There are several types of intestinal worms. The most common of t ... Read on »
Lazy Worm Infestation by sawling Medical Doctor Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 6:04pm HELP!! Someone help me! Lazy worms are creeping all over me. I tried to pinch them away, but they are just so sticky, and would not let my skin go! Anyone with solutions??? Please fill me in. I really need it ASAP. Sigh. Lazy worm infestation is my own diagnosis. The infection just started a few days ago, but it has gotten worse today. How d ... Read on »
Worm Therapy Shows Promise for Ulcerative Colitis by Medline Plus Posted Wed 01 Dec 2010 2:00pm Findings may lead to new treatments for debilitating bowel diseases, experts say Wednesday, December 1, 2010 WEDNESDAY, Dec. 1 (HealthDay News) -- The case of a man who swallowed parasite eggs to treat his ulcerative colitis -- and actually got better -- sheds light on how "worm therapy" ... Read on »
Parelaphostrongylus (Brainworm) Infection in Deer and Elk and the potential for CWD TSE prion consumption and spreading there fr by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Sat 21 Dec 2013 12:43pm Parelaphostrongylus (Brainworm) Infection in Deer and Elk and the potential for CWD TSE prion consumption and spreading there from ?     Greetings everyone et al, and Merry Christmas,   I am hoping, and praying, that 2014 will bring forth much needed funding for the TSE prion scientist around the globe.   ... Read on »
Hospital MRI and Other Medical Devices Infected with Conficker Virus – FDA Required 90 Day Notice before Windows Update Patch Co by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 30 Apr 2009 10:49pm This is an interesting story all the way around.  First of all I hope all the medical devices found were disconnected from the Internet until the FDA gives the stamp of approval.  The manufacturer also said the device was not meant to be connected to the internet, but it was.  Last week in the story about Morgan Hill and the cyber attack, the hos ... Read on »
Pet Health, For Step Living Infections by heru m. Patient Expert Posted Thu 02 Aug 2012 10:01pm Pet health worm infection continue to be a major problem for pet in farm livestock and companion animals. As well as man. The worm infestationis determinated by any factors such as geographic location, climatic conditions, the season waters and equally important the animals pet living conditions. Pet Health Information Here we ... Read on »