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Free-roaming cats threats to wildlife

Miami Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
Though toxoplasmosis can be found in substances other than cat feces, it can only develop in cat feces. Cats are the only definitive hosts for Toxoplasma gondii and therefore, serve as the main reservoir. Only cats shed oocysts of this parasite in ...

Is there any truth to 'crazy cat lady' nickname? Study says mayb - azfamily.com 3TV | Phoenix Breaking News, Weather ...

AZFamily - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
“(The study) makes me wonder. You want to know more about it.” It all starts with the cat's poop. Toxoplasma gondii is a parasite commonly found in cats that is passed to humans through cat feces. The parasite can cause toxoplasmosis, a relatively ...

Parasite in cat poop can cause psychiatric disorder; WASH YOUR HANDS!

News & Observer - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
It all starts with the cat's poop. Toxoplasma gondii is a parasite commonly found in cats that is passed to humans through cat feces.

Is there any truth to 'crazy cat lady' nickname? Study says maybe

The Providence Journal - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
"(The study) makes me wonder. You want to know more about it." It all starts with the cat's poop. Toxoplasma gondii is a parasite commonly found in cats that is passed to humans through cat feces. The parasite can cause toxoplasmosis, a relatively ...

Feral Cats-A Problem Worth Studying

Lexology (registration) - ‎May 1, 2016‎
On one hand there are people and nonprofits who are vehemently protective of these colonies, feeding and caring for these homeless animals.

Health hazards lurking in the sandbox

CBS News - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
T. gondii produces an infectious form of the parasite inside of the cat called oocysts, which are excreted by the animal in litter boxes, gardens and sandboxes.

Constant Rage and Aggression Could Be Linked to Brain Parasite

PsychCentral.com (blog) - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
“Our work suggests that latent infection with the toxoplasma gondii parasite may change brain chemistry in a fashion that increases the risk of aggressive behavior,” said the study's lead researcher, Emil Coccaro, MD, in an article on Medical News Today.

6 bizarre biology facts

Gadgette - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Toxoplasma gondii is a brain parasite that reproduces exceptionally well inside the intestines of cats. Outside of cats it doesn't do as well but is still able to infect many other animals, ourselves included.

Read this before blaming road rage on your cat

Colorado Springs Gazette - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
It focused on a Czech evolutionary biologist named Jaroslav Flegr who blamed t. gondii for causing untold car crashes and suicides and for screwing with his own brain, making him act strangely and self-destructively.

Rutgers Researchers Work Toward Cure for IBD by Studying a Specific Intestinal Cell

IBD News Today - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Yap is an immunology expert with a research interest in toxoplasmosis, a parasitic disease caused by Toxoplasma gondii.. “The portal of entry of the parasite is the intestine, so the Paneth cell might also be involved in resisting the parasite,” Yap ...

Less is more: Food of the dogs to please your canine overlords

Mad River Union - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Toxoplasma gondii, which is spread by cats. Research has shown that rodents infected with the parasite show neurological changes that cause them to become attracted to cats.

Suicide: coming back from the brink

Livemint - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Toxoplasma gondii is a single-celled parasitic organism that is common in birds and animals. Wild or domesticated cats are the ideal hosts for this parasite, which, until recently, was thought to be harmless.

Gallery: The beauty and the bug

Minneapolis Star Tribune - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
She calls herself the "parasite gal." A doctor who gets giddy over creepy, crawly bugs. In her lab at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Dr.
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Alley Cat Allies celebrates outdoor cats on Earth Day

Examiner.com - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Are you not even aware that Toxoplasma gondii oocysts when dried (and still viable) become aerosolized and drift on the wind?

Infezioni materno-fetali: Amcli, più prevenzione per le donne in gravidanza

www.aboutpharma.com - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Un ciclo di formazione indirrizzato a tutte le figure professionali coinvolte nella gestione delle infezioni materno-fetali causate in particolare da Toxoplasma gondii, Citomegalovirus e Parvovirus B19 responsabvili di 1-2 casi di infezioni ...

Что можно съесть вместе с немытыми овощами и фруктами

Хроника мировых событий - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Уровень заражения населения Toxoplasma gondii в разных странах варьируется между 10 и 80%. Наиболее этот паразит опасен для беременных женщин: он может проникать через плаценту и вызывать патологические изменения в эмбрионе ...

5 fertőzés, amit szex közben lehet összeszedni

HáziPatika.com - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
A Toxoplasma gondii, egy egysejtű protozoon, s az általa kiváltott betegség a toxoplazmózis növekvő figyelmet kap az utóbbi időben. Ennek az az oka, hogy korábban csak szelíd fertőzésnek vélték, amely a magzatokat vagy a gyenge immunrendszerű ...

¿Pueden los gatos provocar enfermedad mental?

Blu Radio - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
Según el diccionario académico de la medicina la toxoplasmosis es una Infección aguda o crónica producida por elToxoplasma gondii, que se encuentra en muchos animales. Se transmite por el consumo de alimentos mal lavados. Su curso es maligno.

Tajemství českých ložnic: Hra na znásilnění vzrušuje víc ženy než muže, říká vědec Jaroslav Flegr

Reflex - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Jaroslav Flegr je evoluční biolog a vědecká hvězda. Celosvětově se proslavil objevem vlivu kočičího parazita Toxoplasma gondii na chování a povahu lidí. Nakažení mají pomalejší reakce než nenakažení, ženy jsou například ukecanější a parádivější, muži ...

Salute: Simit, donne più a rischio infezioni, Zika e tossicità farmaci

Focus - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Un altro tema di grande attualità, al di là del recente allarme suscitato dal virus Zika - segnalano gli esperti - è il complesso Torch, acronimo di un gruppo di agenti patogeni che include Toxoplasma gondii, virus della rosolia, Citomegalovirus ed ...
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