Similar to that river blindness in humans have.

###The research was supported by a grant from the National Institute on Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse.River Blindness – It may be possible to vaccinate peopleVeterinary scientists in Liverpool have found that some African animals causes a natural immunity to a parasite, similar to that river blindness in humans have.The new findings by researchers at the University College of Veterinary Medicine and the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, that it may be possible to vaccinate people against river blindness.

Onchocerciasis or river blindness parasitic worm parasitic worm and leads to severe itching of the skin , and damage in the eye , which can cause blindness. The parasite is by black flies that breed in rivers and deposit the larvae of the worm into the person to spread. To spread. The disease develops over a long period, especially in young adults, eventually prevent that from her work and agriculture and thus to feed themselves and raising their families. In the laboratory. Sandy Trees at the University Faculty of Veterinary Science, said: eradicate onchocerciasis was the target of major international efforts to control and eventually, but it still represents an enormous burden on the health in many poor countries see if.Indicates Save darling birth weights linked babies whose smoke smoked teenage in pregnancy rather of low birth weight a babies whose mothers do not suffer to smoke, after a study in its latest Medical Journal of Australia.

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