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Fascinating wildlife fact #22: there's an intestinal parasite that makes rodents unafraid of cats

Mice who have the Toxoplasma parasite in their intestines are less afraid of cats – the parasite can manipulate their host’s psychology and immune response. Humans with toxoplasma are more likely to have car accidents, and it makes women more assertive.

Mammals

My Pet

Haaaiiii… long time ya nggak ngisi-ngisi blog ini. Maklum lah, kan kemarin baru sibuk lebaran bareng keluarga besar. Maaf lahir batin yaaa…

Beberapa hari yang lalu, aku dikasih dua kitten kece ini. 440 kata lagi

My Thoughts

Toxoplasma infection might trigger neurodegenerative disease


Infection with the common parasite Toxoplasma gondii promotes accumulation of a neurotransmitter in the brain called glutamate, triggering neurodegenerative diseases in individuals predisposed to such conditions. 725 kata lagi

Medicine

What is Toxoplasmosis?

Source: Toxoplasmosis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment – Medical News Today

The disease toxoplasmosis is caused by an infection with a parasite called Toxoplasma gondii. In the US alone, more than 60 million people may harbor the infection. 1.186 kata lagi

Health

Masih Soal Mata

Setelah minggu lalu saya ke dokter mata  dan berujung pada cek darah di laboratorium, tadi sore saya akhirnya kembali ke dokter tersebut untuk menindak lanjuti hasil cek darah. 378 kata lagi

Zefanyaaditya

Toxoplasma in sea otters: who done it?

You’ve probably heard that the southern sea otter is endangered. You’ve also probably heard that infection with Toxoplasma gondii is preventing sea otter population recovery. And maybe you’ve heard that by flushing kitty litter down their toilets, humans are dumping… 69 kata lagi

Cool Literature

Where are you Toxoplasma?

After finding out that Phas could control the behaviour of slugs. Yes, I know this hasn’t been published and therefore not peer reviewed by several experts in the field so I shouldn’t say this blah, blah..but it does and the manuscript is in prep (so there!) 746 kata lagi