Ick, right? Fortunately, Valerie Chapman-Stockwell has news about potential novel treatments for hookworm. Infections by the blood-sucking parasites can be treated with drugs, but resistance is an issue. For Central Washington University News, Valerie writes about two professors who are exploring compounds from common plants that might work as alternative treatments for hookworm.
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