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DDT and herbicides found in Central Queensland dolphins

Brisbane Times Tony Moore June 24, 2015

Traces of the banned pesticide DDT and the man-made PCB chemicals have been found in dolphins in Gladstone Harbour, in the Whitsundays,Townsville and the Fitzroy River near Rockhampton, a long-time dolphin researcher said. 53 palabras más

Environmental Toxicology


Toxoplasmosis is a parasite that infects the brain of its end host. All mammals, including humans, can be end hosts. You may have heard that you can get it from cat poop. 236 palabras más

Cat ownership in childhood linked to greater risk of later-life mental illness

Two studies published in the journals Schizophrenia Research and Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica attribute this association to Toxoplasma gondii – a parasite found in the intestines of cats. 592 palabras más

What am I allowed to eat?

A couple of days before I took the pregnancy test I had an enormous brie panini for lunch. I felt a bit naughty, because I had suspicions I might be pregnant, but it hadn’t been confirmed and I forgot brie was on the ‘naughty list’ until after I’d chomped through the whole thing. 457 palabras más


Wait and See

Sadie has been in a healing crisis mode since Friday evening.  On Friday evening she was unable to get up or hold herself up.  She stopped eating as well.  617 palabras más


Myths Behind the Crazy Cat Lady

All my friends know I’m a cat lady and like to give me new little tidbits of information when they find it or hear about something. 521 palabras más

Sadie's progress

Another week has passed. Sadie is still with me and progressing in tiny bits. She continues with twice weekly vet visits for laser treatments and adequan injections. 589 palabras más