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2014-11-01 08:20:42

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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.

2014-01-03 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.

2013-11-13 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

2013-10-18 12:08:25

Researchers at the University of Georgia have discovered that a combination of two commonly prescribed drugs used to treat high cholesterol and osteoporosis may serve as the foundation of a new treatment for toxoplasmosis, a parasitic infection caused by the protozoan Toxoplasma gondii.

Mice Aren't Scaredy-Cats When Infected By Toxoplasma
2013-09-19 13:05:53

Known to cause spontaneous abortions in pregnant women or death in immune-compromised patients, the Toxoplasma parasite has an even stranger effect in mice – it takes away their fear of cats.

Parasites Found In Cat Poop May Pose Serious Health Problem
2013-07-10 08:36:41

Cats deposit approximately 1.2 metric tons of feces into the environment each year in the US alone. As OB/GYN doctors have known for a long time, that poop is carrying a parasite that is harmful to the fetus of pregnant women.

Chronic Disease In Toxoplasma Infections Controlled By Plant Proteins
2013-04-09 10:14:40

University of South Florida-led research sheds light on malaria-related parasite's transition from acute to chronic stage

Long-sought Vaccines For Deadly Parasite Closer To Reality According To New Study
2012-12-13 14:18:47

One major cause of illness from food-borne diseases is the parasite Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii).

2012-12-07 16:36:43

A new study demonstrates for the first time how the Toxoplasma gondii parasite enters the brain to influence its host's behavior.


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