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Rare surgical feat - Delhi doctors remove 6-inch long roundworm from infant's liver

Rare surgical feat - Delhi doctors remove 6-inch long roundworm from infant's liver

Doctors at the GB Pant surgeons removed a roundworm from the 18-month-old's organ using an adult endoscope.

National Deworming Day: What to do if you child misses out!

National Deworming Day: What to do if you child misses out!

On February 10, the Health Ministry implemented the deworming programme in schools and preschools (anganwadis) across India to combat parasitic worm infections among children.

Deworming: How often should you deworm your child? Tips to prevent worm infections

Deworming: How often should you deworm your child? Tips to prevent worm infections

Worm infections, unfortunately, can happen even after best hygiene measures and precautions, particularly, in children. 

Scientists discover fossils of ancient microscopic worms

 Scientists have discovered fossils of 530 million-year-old microscopic worms, filling a huge gap in the known fossil record of kinorhynchs -- small invertebrate animals that are related to arthropods.

Sense of smell may tell how much longer you will live

A team of researchers has revealed that they were able to predict whether worms would live long by measuring how they move towards an appealing, food-like scent.

Now worms, bugs found in oats packet

Now worms, bugs found in oats packet

Worms and bugs were reportedly found in a packet of oats purchased by a customer here on Tuesday, following which health officials have taken samples for analysis.