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Infectious Form Of Cat Parasite Found In Western Arctic Beluga
2014-02-14 11:36:06

University of British Columbia scientists have found for the first time an infectious form of the cat parasite Toxoplasma gondii in western Arctic Beluga, prompting a health advisory to the Inuit people who eat whale meat.

2014-01-29 11:08:56

A school-based intermittent screening and treatment program for malaria in rural coastal Kenya had no benefits on the health and education of school children.

2014-01-15 23:00:32

Fionet mobile diagnostic devices and cloud information services contributed to Proyecto Malaria Colombia’s success in evidence-based malaria control. Toronto,

2014-01-03 15:16:01

A newly identified protein and other proteins it interacts with could become effective targets for new drugs to control the parasite that cause toxoplasmosis.

2013-12-11 23:03:56

Despite gains, recent financial shortfalls and delays in the delivery of commodities have slowed progress, demonstrating the fragility of past success, according to findings of the World Health

Treatment Target For Public Health Risk Parasite Identified
2013-11-27 10:34:50

There are no reliable treatments for cryptosporidiosis, the disease caused by C. parvum, but that may be about to change with the identification of a target molecule

2013-11-13 23:35:31

Gross filth and hoarding cleanup specialists Address Our Mess reviews findings that Toxoplasma gondii, a parasitic infection found in cat feces, can cause Encephalitis – a brain inflammation

West African Bats Are Hosts To Multitude Of Different Haemosporidian Parasites
2013-10-21 13:55:21

In Europe, bats are normally discussed in the context of endangered species threatened by loss of their habitats. However, in recent years, bats have caught the eye of infection biologists.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.