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A Bug for Alzheimer's?

https://aeon.co/essays/how-microbial-infections-might-cause-alzheimers-disease

Please read the article above, written by Melinda Wenner Moyer, edited by Pam Weintraub.

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Robert Moir, a neurologist at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, believes that… 364 palabras más

Lyme

{FAKE NEWS} Doctor Breaks Silence on Trump's Brain Infection {FAKE NEWS}

Link to rumored venereal disease could make condition untreatable!

Donald Trump’s contentious ride to the White House is all but over, but the debate over his medical fitness for office may be just beginning. 1.045 palabras más

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Vaccine & Scientific Developments

Currently, there is no vaccine to protect against Toxoplasmosis in humans or cats. For sheep, Toxovax® has been put on the market in the last few years and has had a major impact on the farming economy and consumption of meat products. 418 palabras más

T. Gondii

You & Your Animals!

Is your pet cat safe? Are you and your cat safe together? The answer is yes! It is not possible to contract Toxoplasmosis from petting or playing with a cat. 378 palabras más

T. Gondii

Risk Factors & Preventative Measures

Studies in the U.S. show that Toxoplasmosis is the one of the leading causes of food-borne-illness related deaths, following some of the biggest pathogen outbreaks such as salmonella and norovirus.  449 palabras más

T. Gondii

Why should I care about Toxoplasmosis?

Toxoplasmosis is a disease caused by the single-celled parasite, Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii). T. gondii is one of the world’s most common parasites that infects 30-50% of humans globally regardless of gender, race, socioeconomic status, and environment. 384 palabras más

T. Gondii

Toxoplasmosis in Sheep

What is Toxoplasmosis ?

Toxoplasmosis is caused by a parasite called Toxoplasma gondii. It results in abortion and barrenness in ewes and as such can have a large economic impact. 555 palabras más

Veterinary