Get to know how pool water can be a health risk.
There are already six cases confirmed for people infected with the rare parasitic worm in Maui, Hawaii. There is no cure for the disease as of yet.
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.
One of the most dreaded pests that most people have to avoid these days are bed bugs. Bed bugs can strike at home or at motels/hotels and feed exclusively on blood. They are most active during night and do their damage without hosts noticing it.
Experts discover that even though mosquitoes develop immunity, they can be prevented from spreading malaria with the help of insecticide-treated nets.
Roman Empire has a history of over 2,000 years and they are known to have brought in some of the first attempts of real sanitation, back in the day. Romanization was all about bathing, using the toilets and their maintenance so that the feces could be kept away from the streets. However, as “sanitary” as it may seem, it may not have been the healthiest option for the public. According to a latest study published in the journal of Parasitology, Roman toilets, and rotting fish sauce, may have led to spread of parasites all across the continent of Europe,
How malaria parasites prevent the body's immunity system from fighting the disease has helped scientists to find a new protective technique.
Eating contaminated food kills 420,000 annually.
DNA sequencing of myxozoa revealed they are microscopic jellyfish like animals.
A new review reported the risk factors of parasites lurking in cat poop.
Researchers found that malaria parasites communicate to each other within the human body in order to increase each other's chances of being transmitted to another human via mosquitoes.
A giant African land snail has been spotted in Houston, TX raising concerns over whether or not this dangerous species has invaded the state.
African countries stated that they lacked seven bilion dollars in funding to control and eliminate malaria.
In the latest issue of Science, scientists looked into how animals and insects treated certain illnesses and injuries in the wild.
They may not be scientifically based, but the need for a solution outside of pharmaceuticals may encourage you to consider such options. When traditional medicine is not quite doing the trick, thinking outside the box and trying one of these options may bring surprising results.