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Roundworm infection, or toxocariasis, is a zoonotic disease — a disease that can be transmitted from animals to humans. Dogs and cats are the definitive hosts for the roundworm species that commonly cause human disease.
Global development partners meet in Washington to discuss NTD control efforts

Global development partners meet in Washington to discuss NTD control efforts

Caltech biologists gain new insight into migrating cells

Caltech biologists gain new insight into migrating cells

Stowers investigators define factors that regulate size of cellular fat pools

Stowers investigators define factors that regulate size of cellular fat pools

Huffington Post series of opinion pieces examines NGO priorities for G8

Huffington Post series of opinion pieces examines NGO priorities for G8

Disruption of key cellular functions produces physiologic and behavioral responses

Disruption of key cellular functions produces physiologic and behavioral responses

Access to, use of sanitation systems cuts odds of worm infection in half, study review shows

Access to, use of sanitation systems cuts odds of worm infection in half, study review shows

Neuronal energy deficits may contribute to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Neuronal energy deficits may contribute to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Researchers crack structure and function of malarial protein

Researchers crack structure and function of malarial protein

Studies identify genes and small molecules against protein conformational diseases

Studies identify genes and small molecules against protein conformational diseases

ASBMB names Yale scientist as winner of inaugural Alice and C.C. Wang award

ASBMB names Yale scientist as winner of inaugural Alice and C.C. Wang award

Researchers reveal what cells respond to anesthesia in C. elegans

Researchers reveal what cells respond to anesthesia in C. elegans

FLI, IZW partner to begin ageing research project in 2012

FLI, IZW partner to begin ageing research project in 2012

Considering varying extent to which genes are turned on or off can help develop personalised, predictive medicines

Considering varying extent to which genes are turned on or off can help develop personalised, predictive medicines

Simple roundworm may serve as ideal skin wound healing lab model

Simple roundworm may serve as ideal skin wound healing lab model

Researchers gain insight on how roundworm's brain operates as it moves

Researchers gain insight on how roundworm's brain operates as it moves

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientist wins NIH Director's Early Indpendence Award

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientist wins NIH Director's Early Indpendence Award

Freiburg researchers receive European Research Council Starting Grants

Freiburg researchers receive European Research Council Starting Grants

Scientists discover genetic switch to prevent neurodegenerative diseases

Scientists discover genetic switch to prevent neurodegenerative diseases

Flatworms provide new insight into organ regeneration, evolution of mammalian kidneys

Flatworms provide new insight into organ regeneration, evolution of mammalian kidneys

Scientists study how nervous system translates sensory information into coordinated motor output

Scientists study how nervous system translates sensory information into coordinated motor output