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Malaria, Climate Change, and the Next Top Model

by Joseph DeSisto

Both malaria and climate change are complex global problems that scientists are working hard to understand. Malaria, a mosquito-borne disease, kills roughly 600,000 people every year, mostly in Africa. 1,922 more words


Guyana parasite update, charles ramson jr thinks you're a fool

the bloodsucking brigade mekkin lots o noise bout dis an dat as is to be expected
today (tuesday) they’ll be outfront GECOM continuing the hinduvta hu$tle… 217 more words


MUSING MONDAYS | Why do you read?

I actually have a lot to talk about but given than I do these blogging things at work, my time is limited. But hey, thanks for sticking around! 581 more words


Parasitic Worm May Increase Women’s Fertility, Study Suggests

Women who are infected with a certain parasitic worm may be more likely to become pregnant, according to a new study.

The study, published in Science… 159 more words

News & Views

Storme conducts research at Onderstepoort

As part of research collaboration with the University of Pretoria’s Department of Veterinary Tropical Diseases, Storme has journeyed up to the Onderstepoort campus to learn some diagnostic skills and screen the Karoo predators for blood parasites. 345 more words

tapeworm and cancer

John Doe had come to a Colombia hospital with multiple large tumours in various parts of his bodies, when the local doctors biopsied those tumours they found cells that acted like cancer cells when it came to destruction but behaved differently otherwise. 334 more words

Awareness Month

Man dies after tapeworm inside him gets cancer!

One of the leading nuisances affecting about 75 million people worldwide is the tapeworm.

In one of the first cases ever known, a Colombian man’s lung tumors turned out to have rapidly growing masses which weren’t actually made of human cells, but were from a tapeworm living inside him, according to a report. 288 more words