Scientists at the Morgridge Institute for Research have isolated a natural chemical that acts as a potent kryptonite against schistosomes, the parasitic worms that burrow through human skin and cause devastating...

Tea infusions made from two species of the wormwood plant cured the tropical disease schistosomiasis significantly faster than the drug most commonly used against the ailment—and with no adverse side...

On Saturday, Union Minister Dr Myint Htwe announced the number of schistosomiasis cases has risen into the hundreds during a meeting on the topic, according to a Ministry of Health and Sports news release...

The parasitic disease schistosomiasis is one of the developing world’s worst public health scourges, affecting hundreds of millions of people, yet only a single, limited treatment exists to combat...