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2012-12-06 11:14:31

Parasites are unpleasant lodgers at the best of times, but there is one group of parasites that is particularly pernicious.

Northern Spread Of Avian Malaria In Alaska Fueled By Climate Change
2012-09-20 10:40:27

Researchers discover infected birds in Alaska, say global warming will send disease farther north

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2012-09-04 18:54:17

You may want to start washing your hands after petting fluffy, because new estimates indicate that 350,000 people a year in the United Kingdom become infected with toxoplasmosis.

2012-08-30 13:10:19

When Washington State University and U.S. Department of Agriculture veterinary scientist Don Knowles got word three years ago that a rare but deadly infection was discovered among a group of horses in south Texas, he felt a jolt of adrenaline.

2012-08-23 00:55:46

Medicines for Malaria Venture has developed a framework to evaluate the risk of resistance for the antimalarial compounds in its portfolio.

Some Suicide Attempts May Be Blamed On Parasite
2012-08-17 15:24:09

A parasite may be to blame for some suicide attempts, according to research appearing in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.

Interactions Between Malaria Parasite and HIV Demonstrated With Novel Technique
2012-08-16 08:19:05

The World Health Organization estimates that in 2011 there were 216 million cases of malaria and 34.2 million people living with HIV.

2012-08-16 00:53:26

Researchers at Duke University Medical Center may finally have discovered why people with sickle cell disease get milder cases of malaria than individuals who have normal red blood cells.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.