How Parasitic Worms Affect Reproduction

, , , , ,

Parasitic worms called helminths infect hundreds of millions of people around the world, and can impact both conception and pregnancy. According to a new Science study with Amazonian women, hookworm infections can decrease reproduction rate, whereas giant roundworm infections can increase it. In humans, helminths can directly infect the fetus or the genitals and other […]


Translate »