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

Review of research on wild primates underscores importance of super-spreaders in disease transmission

Review of research on wild primates underscores importance of super-spreaders in disease transmission

New compounds with potent anticancer activity could lessen side effects of oncological treatments

New compounds with potent anticancer activity could lessen side effects of oncological treatments

Researchers sequence genome of parasitic worm that causes river blindness

Researchers sequence genome of parasitic worm that causes river blindness

Scientists develop new molecular method for detecting parasite in ham that causes toxoplasmosis

Scientists develop new molecular method for detecting parasite in ham that causes toxoplasmosis

Experts receive $5.2 million NIH grant to develop affordable test for diagnosing Chagas disease

Experts receive $5.2 million NIH grant to develop affordable test for diagnosing Chagas disease

Meridian wins innovation award for illumigene Malaria test

Meridian wins innovation award for illumigene Malaria test

The rise of disease ecology and its implications for parasitology

The rise of disease ecology and its implications for parasitology

People with filariasis show two to three-fold increased risk for HIV

People with filariasis show two to three-fold increased risk for HIV

Study explores anti-Toxoplasma effects of estragole and thymol compounds

Study explores anti-Toxoplasma effects of estragole and thymol compounds

Drexel scientists identify how two new antimalarial drugs work

Drexel scientists identify how two new antimalarial drugs work

New project explores role of mosquitoes in transmission of pathogens in Austria

New project explores role of mosquitoes in transmission of pathogens in Austria

Newly discovered hybrid house mosquitoes could be bridge vectors between birds and humans

Newly discovered hybrid house mosquitoes could be bridge vectors between birds and humans