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What is Toxoplasmosis?

Source: Toxoplasmosis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment – Medical News Today

The disease toxoplasmosis is caused by an infection with a parasite called Toxoplasma gondii. In the US alone, more than 60 million people may harbor the infection. 1.186 palabras más

Health

Got Anger?

Do you or someone you know sometimes fly off the handle when you least expect it? Might this same someone own a cat?

If you’ve answered “yes” to both of these questions, then here’s something to think about. 256 palabras más

Mental Wellness

Pic of the day: The most prevalent infection

Reference: Flegr J, Prandota J, Sovickova M, Israili ZH (2014). Toxoplasmosis – A Global Threat. Correlation of Latent Toxoplasmosis with Specific Disease Burden in a Set of 88 Countries. 13 palabras más

Humans

People with rage disorder twice as likely to have brain parasite infection

In a study involving 358 adult subjects, a team led by researchers from the University of Chicago found that toxoplasmosis, a relatively harmless parasitic infection carried by an estimated 30 percent of all humans, is associated with intermittent explosive disorder and increased aggression.

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Crime

North Koreans Rumored To Be Trying To Make “Zombie-Bomb” with Cat Poop!

Walking Dead fans might finally get their day. Imagine a weapon that spreads a dust that turns people into raging maniacs like the most crazed zombies on the AMC hit TV series. 895 palabras más

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North Koreans Rumored To Be Trying To Make “Zombie-Bomb” with Cat Poop!

Walking Dead fans might finally get their day. Imagine a weapon that spreads a dust that turns people into raging maniacs like the most crazed zombies on the AMC hit TV series. 889 palabras más

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