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Parasitology is the study of organisms that gain nutrients and protection from their host, without any benefit to the host.
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

Findings could open up new research avenues into how heme tolerance occurs in humans

Findings could open up new research avenues into how heme tolerance occurs in humans

Researchers explain why fascioliasis patients have increased risk for neurological diseases

Researchers explain why fascioliasis patients have increased risk for neurological diseases

Study analyzes high capacity of A. baumannii to persist on various surfaces

Study analyzes high capacity of A. baumannii to persist on various surfaces

Study: Nearly one-third of Cambodians are infected with threadworm

Study: Nearly one-third of Cambodians are infected with threadworm

Auburn study explains link between habitat loss and global emergence of infectious diseases

Auburn study explains link between habitat loss and global emergence of infectious diseases