A team of researchers discovered a new species of parasites in Australia that share an evolutionary ancestor to Leishmania, a terrifying group of "flesh-eating" parasites.
Exposure to germs will strengthen the body's immune system.
A recently published study on parasites in Ancient Rome revealed startling evidence of prevalence of parasites across Roman-occupied Europe despite state-of-the-art sanitation technologies and other similar innovations.
A UK-based study led by University of Cambridge experts revealed that Roman public works and sanitation technologies were filled with traces of various kinds of parasites suggesting that Ancient Rome wasn’t exactly clean as we had initially imagined.
Scientists have created mutant mosquitos that could potentially eradicate malaria.
Experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that a man died of cancer, which was transmitted from tapeworms.
According to tropical medicine experts, the "kissing" bug disease can become a health problem in the U.S.
Sending out text reminders can effectively combat malaria, a new study reported.
Researchers have found a new genetic 'barcode' for malaria parasites that could be used to track and contain the spread of the disease, according to a new research.
Rising temperatures due to global warming can lead to an increase in malaria cases, according to a new study.
Researchers found that when the toxoplasma parasite infects mice, the mice become fearless in front of cats.
A Floridian boy has been diagnosed with a rare and lethal brain-eating amoeba, which is already the second case this summer.
Researchers reported that a new malaria vaccine was tested in a small U.S. study and yielded very positive results.
A 12-year-old girl is fighting for her life after contracting a rare brain-eating parasite.
The Midwest is currently dealing with a parasite that has infected at least 250 people from six states.