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Parasitology is the study of organisms that gain nutrients and protection from their host, without any benefit to the host.
New discovery could save millions of lives from fatal fungal infections

New discovery could save millions of lives from fatal fungal infections

Study provides new insight into blood-clotting ability of leeches

Study provides new insight into blood-clotting ability of leeches

Study reveals essential malaria parasite genes

Study reveals essential malaria parasite genes

Sleeping sickness actually caused by acceleration of biological clocks

Sleeping sickness actually caused by acceleration of biological clocks

Genetic changes help mosquitoes to develop pesticide resistance

Genetic changes help mosquitoes to develop pesticide resistance

Researchers team up to identify vulnerabilities of lethal parasite

Researchers team up to identify vulnerabilities of lethal parasite

Chagas disease presents real public health problem to Canadians

Chagas disease presents real public health problem to Canadians

Kent researchers establish first long-term cultivation system for diarrhea-causing parasite

Kent researchers establish first long-term cultivation system for diarrhea-causing parasite

Leishmania genome study reveals the parasites adaptation to the environment

Leishmania genome study reveals the parasites adaptation to the environment

Leishmania adaptation to environmental changes results from frequent chromosomal amplifications

Leishmania adaptation to environmental changes results from frequent chromosomal amplifications

UCR-led research discovers that human protein could be used to treat sepsis

UCR-led research discovers that human protein could be used to treat sepsis

Malaria parasites’ decision making influenced by fatty molecule in human blood

Malaria parasites’ decision making influenced by fatty molecule in human blood

GM mosquitoes can have altered microbiota that suppresses human malaria-causing parasites

GM mosquitoes can have altered microbiota that suppresses human malaria-causing parasites

Study reveals how nitric oxide impedes growth of ‘snail fever’ parasite

Study reveals how nitric oxide impedes growth of ‘snail fever’ parasite

LSU Health New Orleans receives $10 million grant to support research on virus-induced cancers

LSU Health New Orleans receives $10 million grant to support research on virus-induced cancers

Researchers find patterns of parasitic infections in mummified remains

Researchers find patterns of parasitic infections in mummified remains

Radboudumc, iMM Lisboa, PATH team up to test new malaria vaccine concept

Radboudumc, iMM Lisboa, PATH team up to test new malaria vaccine concept

New field laboratory-deployed molecular test could eliminate malaria

New field laboratory-deployed molecular test could eliminate malaria

NIH announces 2017 ICEMR awards for 7 international malaria research centers

NIH announces 2017 ICEMR awards for 7 international malaria research centers

The Global Schistosomiasis Alliance unveils giant worm on Lake Geneva

The Global Schistosomiasis Alliance unveils giant worm on Lake Geneva