Nematode Worm Infection Fights Obesity, Related Metabolic Disorders, University of Maryland Study

Published: Apr 26, 2013

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Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, have shown in a mouse model that infection with nematodes (also known as roundworms) can not only combat obesity but ameliorate related metabolic disorders. Their research is published ahead of print online in the journal Infection and Immunity.

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