Last Friday a team of researchers from the University of California, San Diego presented exciting research on a potential new treatment against intestinal helminths, or
Colombia has just been confirmed as the first nation to eliminate the neglected tropical disease onchocerciasis, more commonly known as “river blindness,” according to a
An outbreak of the foodborne illness cyclosporiasis has sickened at least 170 people in the Midwest and health officials are searching for the origins of
Old World Screwworm is a parasite that is usually active during late summer and early autumn months as the wet, hot conditions are conducive to
For the first time, scientists were able to confirm that Plasmodium, the parasite that causes malaria, exists and is transmissible in the frigid temperatures of
After taking control of the ant’s brain and forcing it to act on its behalf, the fungus erupts out of the ant’s head to reproduce.