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Parasitology is the study of organisms that gain nutrients and protection from their host, without any benefit to the host.
Intestinal worm infection can cause severe sexually transmitted viral diseases

Intestinal worm infection can cause severe sexually transmitted viral diseases

Temperature difference in the upper and lower respiratory tract influences SARS-CoV-2 replication

Temperature difference in the upper and lower respiratory tract influences SARS-CoV-2 replication

Study highlights urgent need to monitor legal wildlife trade to reduce emerging zoonotic diseases

Study highlights urgent need to monitor legal wildlife trade to reduce emerging zoonotic diseases

Researchers reach important milestone in leishmaniasis vaccine development

Researchers reach important milestone in leishmaniasis vaccine development

Septic shock and pneumonia triggered by SARS-CoV-2 could be treated by radiation-activated MSCs

Septic shock and pneumonia triggered by SARS-CoV-2 could be treated by radiation-activated MSCs

Scientists suggest that anti-malarial drugs could be repurposed to treat COVID-19

Scientists suggest that anti-malarial drugs could be repurposed to treat COVID-19

Cloud-based tool can rapidly detect and track emerging pathogens

Cloud-based tool can rapidly detect and track emerging pathogens

Molecular stilts help deadly parasites to invade host cells

Molecular stilts help deadly parasites to invade host cells

Pandemic spread could make more people susceptible to xenophobia, racism

Pandemic spread could make more people susceptible to xenophobia, racism

Social distancing is a natural instinct but difficult for humans and animals

Social distancing is a natural instinct but difficult for humans and animals

FDA provides investigation update on Cyclospora illnesses tied to bagged salad consumption

FDA provides investigation update on Cyclospora illnesses tied to bagged salad consumption

UC Riverside scientist to shed light on worm infections that escape detection by immune systems

UC Riverside scientist to shed light on worm infections that escape detection by immune systems

The 2019 3Rs prize awarded to two pieces of novel research

The 2019 3Rs prize awarded to two pieces of novel research

Researchers analyze data on RNA structure of tick-borne encephalitis virus

Researchers analyze data on RNA structure of tick-borne encephalitis virus

Malaysian researchers discover new Leptospira strain capable of infecting humans

Malaysian researchers discover new Leptospira strain capable of infecting humans

More research urgently needed on the use of antibiotics in animals

More research urgently needed on the use of antibiotics in animals

The International Consortium Claims Medical Breakthrough in Malaria Research

The International Consortium Claims Medical Breakthrough in Malaria Research

The sympathetic nervous system can modulate action of defense cells in autoimmune disease

The sympathetic nervous system can modulate action of defense cells in autoimmune disease

Researchers generate reliable maps for transmission risk of Zika virus

Researchers generate reliable maps for transmission risk of Zika virus

Study brings new understanding in the battle against mosquito-borne diseases

Study brings new understanding in the battle against mosquito-borne diseases