Parasite that infects up to 50% of people ‘really likes the retina’, say scientists

Toxoplasma gondii is probably the most successful parasite in the world today. This microscopic creature is capable of infecting any mammal or bird, and people from all continents are infected. Once infected, a person carries Toxoplasma for life. So far, we don’t have a medicine that can eradicate the parasite from the body. And there … Read more

Parasite that infects up to 50% of people ‘really likes the retina’, say scientists

Toxoplasma gondii is probably the most successful parasite in the world today. This microscopic creature is capable of infecting any mammal or bird, and people from all continents are infected. Once infected, a person carries Toxoplasma for life. So far, we don’t have a medicine that can eradicate the parasite from the body. And there … Read more

An Annoying Cat Parasite Has Again Been Linked To Psychotic Episodes, But Only In Men

A ubiquitous parasite estimated to infect millions worldwide has been linked to schizophrenia and one host of neurological disordersbut the evidence has not always been clear. Although there are a number of studies linking the “mind-altering” parasite Toxoplasma gondii with altered behavior or strange patterns in human activitythere is also data demystification of the association. … Read more

An Annoying Cat Parasite Has Again Been Linked To Psychotic Episodes, But Only In Men

A ubiquitous parasite estimated to infect millions worldwide has been linked to schizophrenia and one host of neurological disordersbut the evidence has not always been clear. Although there are a number of studies linking the “mind-altering” parasite Toxoplasma gondii with altered behavior or strange patterns in human activitythere is also data demystification of the association. … Read more