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29 October 2010

Parasite infects poor women's reproductive organs

A parasitic disease, commonly known as snail fever, or schistosomiasis, almost eats its way into women's reproductive organs.

A new Danish study from LIFE - Faculty of Life Sciences at the University of Copenhagen shows that the parasitic disease, commonly known as snail fever, or schistosomiasis, almost eats its way into women’s reproductive organs. Now researchers from all over the world are gathering in Copenhagen to find out what can be done to halt the disease which is affecting millions of women in Africa.

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