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Ringworm is a fungal skin infection that may affect humans as well as animals. It is medically termed dermatophytosis and is caused by various types of fungi.
Tips to follow when you notice signs or symptoms of ringworm

Tips to follow when you notice signs or symptoms of ringworm

Neuroscientists uncover genetic basis for formation of meningiomas in childhood cancer survivors

Neuroscientists uncover genetic basis for formation of meningiomas in childhood cancer survivors

GW researchers find nitric oxide-releasing nanoparticles as viable treatment for fungal skin infections

GW researchers find nitric oxide-releasing nanoparticles as viable treatment for fungal skin infections

Dermatologist recommends simple tips to prevent toenail fungus

Dermatologist recommends simple tips to prevent toenail fungus

Dermatologist offers tips to help soothe itchy skin

Dermatologist offers tips to help soothe itchy skin

Preventing zoonotic diseases from pets to people: an interview with Dr Monique Éloit, OIE Director General

Preventing zoonotic diseases from pets to people: an interview with Dr Monique Éloit, OIE Director General

High school wrestlers have highest number of skin infections

High school wrestlers have highest number of skin infections

Scientists discover effective way to screen bats in hibernation for white-nose syndrome

Scientists discover effective way to screen bats in hibernation for white-nose syndrome

Jagaricin and antifungal drugs: an interview with Prof Christian Hertweck

Jagaricin and antifungal drugs: an interview with Prof Christian Hertweck

Guidelines for parents to beat back-to-school bugs

Guidelines for parents to beat back-to-school bugs

Dermatologists urge athletes to be aware of most common skin infections

Dermatologists urge athletes to be aware of most common skin infections

Dermatologist discusses on common nail ailment prevention

Dermatologist discusses on common nail ailment prevention

Ten prevention tips to stay safe from infection and illness during summer camp

Ten prevention tips to stay safe from infection and illness during summer camp

Prevalence of scalp fungus infection among children living in metropolitan areas

Prevalence of scalp fungus infection among children living in metropolitan areas

7% of elementary school children infected with T. tonsurans: Pediatrics

7% of elementary school children infected with T. tonsurans: Pediatrics

Scientists determine structure of enzyme essential to the survival of protozoan parasites

Scientists determine structure of enzyme essential to the survival of protozoan parasites

Leprosy forgotten but not gone

Leprosy forgotten but not gone

Leprosy still present in the U.S.

Leprosy still present in the U.S.

FDA approves Lamisil for child treatment of scalp ringworm

FDA approves Lamisil for child treatment of scalp ringworm

Old skin fungus drug has been found to be a possible cancer treatment

Old skin fungus drug has been found to be a possible cancer treatment