Health Tip: Avoid a Pinworm Infection
-- Pinworms are thin and white and typically measure 1/4 inch to 1/2 inch in length. Female pinworms lay thousands of eggs while the infected person sleeps. They can cause anal itching or have no virtually no symptoms, the Mayo Foundation says. An... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Treatment and home remedies for pinworms
A pinworm infection is a common worm infection in children and those living in close quarters. If a person believes that they have a pinworm infection, it is best to seek medical attention initially. A person can then also try a variety of home remedies, such as coconut oil and garlic, as complementary treatments. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

Parasite Drug Shows Effectiveness Against Mesothelioma
Dr. Antonio Giordano believes his team has cleared the path to the next breakthrough in the treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma. The advancement involves a new use for an old drug, pyrvinium pamoate, which doctors have successfully used for more than 50 years to treat infections of pinworm parasite. “This drug that no one expected to be involved with mesothelioma is potentially a new weapon against this aggressive type of tumor,” Giordano told Asbestos.com. “Our findings are exciting, very exciting. This one can move forward.” Giordano is the founder and director of the Sbarro Health Researc...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - March 21, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Daniel King Source Type: news

Pinworms (Infection in Children and Adults, Enterobiasis)
Title: Pinworms (Infection in Children and Adults, Enterobiasis)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/22/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - January 22, 2018 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

A case of enterobiasis presenting as post-traumatic-stress-disorder (PTSD): a curious case of the infection with predominant mental health symptoms, presenting for the first time in the settings of a refugee camp - Karamitros G, Kitsos N, Athanasopoulos F.
Enterobiasis (oxyuriasis) is a common infection in human caused by  Enterobius vermicularis (E. vermicularis), a human intestinal helminth. Because of the easy way of its transmission among people, it has an extremely high prevalence in overcrowded condit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Feinstein Institute examines use of antiparasitic drug as new treatment for brain tumors
(Northwell Health) Marc Symons, PhD, professor at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research is examining if a common medication administered to treat pinworms, could replace the current treatment used for certain brain cancers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 11, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Parasite Wonders: A suspected pinworm
This week's case involves a young boy who had been unsuccessfully treated for pinworm infection. A suspected worm was submitted for identification.?What is it? Every week, Mayo Clinic microbiologist Dr. Bobbi Pritt?posts a new case, along with the answer to the previous case. Read Dr. Pritt's blog, Creepy, Dreadful, Wonderful Parasites, and submit your answers, [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 4, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Pinworm Test
Title: Pinworm TestCategory: Procedures and TestsCreated: 2/9/1999 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/6/2016 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - September 6, 2016 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Pinworms
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 31, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Pinworms
Title: PinwormsCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/27/2016 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - May 27, 2016 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Impax Announces Availability of EMVERM(TM) (mebendazole) Chewable Tablets, 100 mg
EMVERM Provides a New Option for Patients with Pinworm, Whipworm, Roundworm and Hookworm in Single or Mixed Infections HAYWARD, Calif., April 13, 2016 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Impax Laboratories, Inc. (IPXL)today announced that EMVE... Biopharmaceuticals, Product LaunchImpax Laboratories, EMVERM, mebendazole (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 13, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Impax Receives Approval of EMVERM(TM) (mebendazole) Chewable Tablets, 100 mg
EMVERM Provides a New Option for Patients with Pinworm, Whipworm, Roundworm and Hookworm in Single or Mixed Infections HAYWARD, Calif., Jan. 15, 2016 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Impax Laboratories, Inc. (IPXL) today announced that the ... Biopharmaceuticals, FDAImpax Laboratories, EMVERM, common roundworm, common hookworm (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 15, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Health Tip: Combat a Pinworm Infection
Title: Health Tip: Combat a Pinworm InfectionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/28/2015 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/28/2015 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - January 28, 2015 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Scientists identify most ancient pinworm yet found
(University of Nebraska-Lincoln) Discovery of 240 million-year-old pinworm egg confirms that herbivorous cynodonts -- the ancestors of mammals -- were infected with the parasitic nematodes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 1, 2014 Category: Biology Source Type: news

How Do You Treat Pinworms?
Discussion Pinworm infection is a parasitic infection caused by the roundworm, Enterobius vermicularis. A person is directly infected by fecal-oral transmission of eggs or indirectly such as through contaminated clothing or bedding. It is frequently seen in children and can easily pass to family members especially in crowded conditions. People can become easily reinfected. It is endemic worldwide. Incubation period is usually 1-2 months and eggs can survive outside humans for 2-3 weeks. Humans are the only known reservoir. Adult worms migrate at night from the anus to the perianal skin and vulvar areas causing anal or vul...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - January 13, 2014 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news