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  1. photo Breaking: CNN – Worms Can Invade Your Brain from Eating This Common FoodBreaking: CNN – Worms Can Invade Your Brain from Eating This Common FoodTreatment
    , such as praziqantil, that could be very effective. These drugs are used against schistosomiasis (snail fever).  Also certain drugs used against cancer were identified as potential treatments. The treatmentsRead more
  2. photo Breaking: CNN – Worms Can Invade Your Brain from Eating This Common FoodBreaking: CNN – Worms Can Invade Your Brain from Eating This Common FoodTreatment
    be pretty effective. These drugs are commonly used in the treatment of schistosomiasis, or snail fever. Other drugs commonly used in the treatment of cancer may be used in the treatment of such infectionsRead more

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Schistosomiasis

Disease

Schistosomiasis /ˌʃistəsɵˈmaɪəsəs/ (also known as bilharzia, snail fever, and Katayama fever) is a disease caused by parasitic worms of the Schistosoma type. It may infect the urinary tract or intestines. Signs and symptoms may include abdominal pain, diarrhea, bloody stool, or blood in the urine. In those who have been infected a long time, liver damage, kidney failure, infertility, or bladder...More