Inconclusive study does not find Toxoplasma gondii infection causes schizophrenia in people
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Toxoplasma gondii

An inconclusive study does not find Toxoplasma gondii infection causes schizophrenia as is reported on many websites this morning. The online newspapers and even online science journals are misrepresenting the conclusions of another study which seeks to find a link … please continue reading

Is it true that toxoplasmosis partially blinded two Turkish women?
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2 women partially blinded by toxoplasmosis?

A Turkish online newspaper, Hurriyet Daily News, reports that toxoplasmosis has caused partial blindness in two Turkish women. Both women come from the Western province of Izmir. One woman loves cats and the other is allergic to them. “A cat-borne … please continue reading

Toxoplasmosis is good for business
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Cats promote business!

Toxoplasmosis, the ‘litter tray parasite’, is good for business which means that by most people’s standards it is good for the world 🙂 This is because increased business activity means economic growth which in turn means the generation of wealth … please continue reading