Clinical Case with Persistent Psoriasis

The Clinical Case with Persistent Psoriasis is usually a symptom, not a disease. Daniela Rulinski, a colleague seeing patients in London (the United Kingdom), was kind enough to send us a clinical case of hers, together with pictures, showing how long-standing psoriasis disappeared once the cause of it was resolved. In this case there were […]

Parasites in the Human Body, Temperate Climate – Part 2

We are continuing with the next article on the topic – Parasites in the Human Body, Temperate Climate – Part 2. Roundworms, called also Nematodes (Nematoda) The second type encompasses the roundworms, called also Nematodes (Nematoda). Roundworms, or nematodes, are the main cause for gastro-intestinal parasitic infections. They affect around 50% of the world population […]

Parasites in the Human Body, Temperate Climate – Part 1

We are starting with series of articles about Parasites in the Human Body, Temperate Climate. This is first part and the second part could be find here. “Intelligence is based on how efficient a species became at doing the things they need to survive.” Charles Darwin “Parasitism is the highest form of predatory behavior” Charles […]

Ancylostoma duodenale

Ancylostoma duodenale is a parasite found all around the world, in tropical and in temperate regions alike. In North America, Necator Americanus is common along with Ancylostoma, but both are known as Hookworm.  This parasite is equipped with 4 teeth to hook up with to the intestines and suck blood. Hookworm Infective larvae penetrate the human host through the skin.  […]

Giardia lamblia

Giardia lamblia The Giardia lamblia parasites usually are to be found in the intestines and the urinary tract of humans. They inflict severe damage. Who would think of testing for this parasite a young man suffering from high blood pressure? Or a seven-year-old girl affected by  massive weeping eczema all around her body? A four-year […]

Trichomonas vaginalis

Trichomonas vaginalis Trichomonas vaginalis – characteristics Trichomonas vaginalis is a unicellular motile protozoan.  Its size is microscopic (on average 10-20 µм) and cannot be seen with the naked eye.  The parasite reproduces by division every 8-12 hours. Characteristic of Trichomonas vaginalis is their ability to devour other microorganisms (bacteria) thus retaining pathogenic agents of other […]

Ascaris Lumbricoides – Children’s Worms

Ascaris Lumbricoides – Children’s Worms – characteristics Ascaris Lumbricoides is the largest of all intestinal nematodes.  In addition, it is one of the most common parasites in humans.  Children’s Worms are quite big round worms; the females reach 35 cm, while the males – 30 cm in length.  They reproduce sexually producing abundantly eggs.  Through human […]

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