By Anthony Rivas | Wed, 10/09/2013 - 21:06
Tests results showed that Naegleria fowleri, the brain-eating parasite, was present in the water system of the DeSoto Parish, Louisiana, just one month after another parish also tested positive.
By Christine Hsu | Sat, 12/08/2012 - 14:49
Researchers have for the first time discovered how the clever "cat parasite," previously found to alter behavior and increase the risk of self-harm and suicide in infected humans, enters the brain to influence its host.
By Christine Hsu | Thu, 09/06/2012 - 17:00
Contact lens wearers beware: scientists have warned that people who don't clean that lenses properly are at the mercy of a tap water-dwelling bug that can gnaw through eyeballs and cause blindness.