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Teen suffers vision loss after parasite found living in his eye
The rare infection led to what may be a permanent loss of vision for the 17-year-old boy (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dormant leishmaniasis parasites: threat to control
A study suggests that leishmaniasis parasites could hibernate for seven days and more, thus threatening treatment. (Source: SciDev.Net)
Source: SciDev.Net - September 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Liver fluke: Symptoms and treatment
The liver fluke is a parasite found in the bile ducts and the liver. In this article, we look at the symptoms and diseases they can cause, and prevention. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Liver Disease / Hepatitis Source Type: news

Prioritization of Pathogens to Guide Discovery, Research and Development of New Antibiotics for Drug Resistant Bacterial Infections, Including Tuberculosis
World Health Organization. 09/2017 This 88-page report presents the priority pathogens to be targeted for research and development of new antibiotics to treat drug-resistant bacterial infections and tuberculosis. It acknowledges that viral, fungal, and parasitic infections may well need a similar strategy in the near future. It addresses Mycobacterium tuberculosis and other antibiotic-resistant bacteria, which have been overlooked until recently despite their considerable health and economic burden. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - September 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Brisbane mother left blinded and paralysed by a parasite
Claire Wilkinson, 38, from Brisbane, has battled the acanthamoeba keratitis parasite for a decade - despite doctors initially saying she just had conjunctivitis. Treatment has failed to kill the bug. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother, 38, left blinded, bald and paralysed by a PARASITE
Claire Wilkinson, 38, from Brisbane, has battled the acanthamoeba keratitis parasite for a decade - despite doctors initially saying she just had conjunctivitis. Treatment has failed to kill the bug. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fish may use different behaviors to protect against parasites
(Wiley) New research indicates that fish may adapt their behavior to defend against parasite infection. The findings are published in the Journal of Zoology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 20, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Papers of note in Nature 549 (7671)
This week’s articles highlight the immune response to intestinal helminth parasites and an mRNA modification that determines cell fate. (Source: Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment)
Source: Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment - September 19, 2017 Category: Science Authors: VanHook, A. M. Tags: STKE Editors ' Choice Source Type: news

Scientists identify new hosts for Chagas Disease vectors
(University of California - Riverside) Solitary weasel-like animals called tayra might look pretty harmless, but some may actually be incubators for a parasite that causes Chagas disease, a chronic, debilitating condition that is spread by insects called kissing bugs and affects more than 8 million people worldwide. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 18, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Enjoy Wild Game Safely This Season
State health officials are reminding hunters, their families, and anyone who serves or eats wild game to make sure the meat is cooked thoroughly before eating. Last year, an outbreak of trichinellosis (trichinosis), a disease people can get by eating raw or undercooked meat from animals infected with the microscopic parasite, Trichinella, sickened three Wisconsin residents. The outbreak was associated with eating undercooked bear meat. Trichinella is...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - September 15, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Carbohydrates may be the key to a better malaria vaccine
(Walter and Eliza Hall Institute) An international research team has shown for the first time that carbohydrates on the surface of malaria parasites play a critical role in malaria's ability to infect mosquito and human hosts.The discovery also suggests steps that may improve the only malaria vaccine approved to protect people against Plasmodium falciparum malaria -- the most deadly form of the disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 15, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

CCNY-led research team identifies new organelle in parasitic wasp venom
(City College of New York) City College of New York biologist Shubha Govind and her research team have identified the composition of 'virus-like particles' (VLPs) found in the venom of a wasp that is a parasite of fruit flies. Invisible to the eye, wasp VLPs suppress the flies' immune responses by killing their blood cells. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 15, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Parasite in cats' faeces may cause Alzheimer's and cancer
Researchers from Tufts University in Massachusetts found that Toxoplasma gondii, which is carried by around 30 percent of cats, may alter more than 1,000 genes associated with cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parasite in cats' faeces may cause Alzheimer's and CANCER  
Researchers from Tufts University in Massachusetts found that Toxoplasma gondii, which is carried by around 30 percent of cats, may alter more than 1,000 genes associated with cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Highly efficient electrocaloric cooling with electrostatic actuation
Solid-state refrigeration offers potential advantages over traditional cooling systems, but few devices offer high specific cooling power with a high coefficient of performance (COP) and the ability to be applied directly to surfaces. We developed a cooling device with a high intrinsic thermodynamic efficiency using a flexible electrocaloric (EC) polymer film and an electrostatic actuation mechanism. Reversible electrostatic forces reduce parasitic power consumption and allow efficient heat transfer through good thermal contacts with the heat source or heat sink. The EC device produced a specific cooling power of 2.8 watts...
Source: ScienceNOW - September 14, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Ma, R., Zhang, Z., Tong, K., Huber, D., Kornbluh, R., Ju, Y. S., Pei, Q. Tags: Engineering, Materials Science reports Source Type: news

Systems analysis points to links between Toxoplasma infection and common brain diseases
(University of Chicago Medical Center) Nearly one out of every three humans on earth has a lifelong infection with the brain-dwelling parasite Toxoplasma gondii. In the Sept. 13 issue of Scientific Reports, researchers from multiple institutions describe efforts to learn how infection with the parasite Toxoplasma gondii may alter, and in some cases amplify, several brain disorders, including epilepsy, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases as well as some cancers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 13, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

As 'flesh-eating'   Leishmania come closer, a vaccine against them does, too
(Georgia Institute of Technology) Boils the size of sand dollars, facial damage reminiscent of acid wounds, death by maiming   of the liver and spleen. Leishmania parasites inflict suffering around the world that is the stuff of parables. They are the second-deadliest parasites after malaria, and global warming is slowly pushing them north toward the United States. Can a new experimental vaccine someday stop them? The vaccine has worked in humanized mice, as detailed in a new study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 13, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Best tactical approach to handling patients with simultaneous parasitic and HIV infection
(Springer) Cryptosporidiosis, a parasitic disease affecting the small intestine and possibly our airways, is a common cause of diarrhea in HIV-positive patients. Now Kazeem Oare Okosun from Vaal University of Technology in South Africa, together with colleagues from Pakistan and Nigeria, has developed a new model and numerical simulations to determine the optimal combination of prevention and treatment strategies for controlling both diseases in patients who have been co-infected. It is published in EPJ Plus. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 13, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Why You Should Think Twice About Playing With Puppies in a Pet Store
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories)
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda MacMillan / Health Tags: Uncategorized animals campylobacter campylobacter outbreak Dog Dogs health risks pet diseases pet store outbreak Petland Pets public health puppies puppy puppy outbreak Source Type: news

Cochrane Skin Group celebrate 20 years of improving treatment of skin diseases
World-leading dermatologists and their patients are celebrating huge improvements in the treatment of skin diseases like skin cancer, psoriasis, and acne as theCochrane Skin Group marks its 20th anniversary this week.   The effects of the 120 plus published Cochrane Skin Reviews have been far-reaching and have had real impacts on patient care. These include skin cancer, skin allergies, and acne, blistering diseases, hair disorders like alopecia, fungal infections and psoriasis as well as tropical parasitic disea ses.The group is coordinated by the University of Nottingham ’s Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 12, 2017 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Bid to tackle widespread cattle disease may aid African farmers
(University of Edinburgh) Scientists are beginning a £ 2 million project to research how trypanosome parasites cause long-term infections in cattle. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 12, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

New Tulane University drug effective against malaria
(Tulane University) Tulane University researchers have developed a new drug that is effective against non-severe cases of malaria, according to results from an FDA-supervised clinical trial published in the latest issue of The Lancet Infectious Diseases. The results are significant as public health experts have long warned that the parasite responsible for most malaria cases, Plasmodium falciparum, is developing resistance to widely used treatments. New medications are needed to build up secondary defenses against drug-resistant strains of the parasite. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 12, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

FDA releases hurricane disaster medical device safety guidelines
In the wake of multiple hurricanes making landfall in the US, the FDA released guidelines for maintaining medical device safety in natural disasters, warning of issues with fluctuating power, unusual levels of water, humidity and contaminants. The federal watchdog instructed users of medical devices to first and foremost keep the devices clean and dry and to avoid using devices that appear damaged, with special care for any electronics that have gotten wet or been damaged by water. For devices reliant on water, the FDA laid out specific guidelines to avoid issues with contamination. “Hurricanes, especially if accompa...
Source: Mass Device - September 8, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Source Type: news

Children are suffering serious head lice infestations
Parasitologist Ian Burgess, director of the Medical Entomology Centre in Cambridge, warned parents' relaxed attitudes were contributing to an increase in serious infestations. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parasites are nature ’s great givers. Protecting them must be on our tick-list | Jules Howard
They may cause misery, pain and zombie cockroaches, but parasites are also responsible for glorious biodiversity. Now climate change threatens their survivalHave you ever seen a headless toad? If the answer is no, now is a good time to go out looking for one. You see, it is almost exactly at this time of year that they are becoming headless thanks to the actions of tiny parasites that are emerging from out of their bodies. It is with these creatures that I would like to begin this piece about the worthiness or worthlessness of parasites.Related:Climate change could wipe out a third of parasite species, study findsContinue ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 8, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Jules Howard Tags: Wildlife Climate change Environment Science Insects Animals World news Source Type: news

Meeting a microbe in the morning or in the evening: Is it all the same?
(McGill University) Does the time of day matter when our body is infected by a parasite? According to new research from McGill University, it matters a great deal. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 8, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Climate change could wipe out a third of parasite species, study finds
Parasites such as lice and fleas are crucial to ecosystems, scientists say, and extinctions could lead to unpredictable invasionsClimate change could wipe out a third of all parasite species on Earth, according to the most comprehensive analysis to date.Tapeworms, roundworms, ticks, lice and fleas are feared for the diseases they cause or carry, but scientists warn that they also play a vital role in ecosystems. Major extinctions among parasites could lead to unpredictable invasions of surviving parasites into new areas, affecting wildlife and humans and making a “significant contribution” to the sixth mass ext...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 6, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Damian Carrington Environment editor Tags: Climate change Insects Wildlife Conservation Science Environment Animals World news US news Source Type: news

AK can be picked up by contact lens when swimming
EXCLUSIVE: Acanthamoeba keratitis, a parasite found in water across the world, is picked up by lenses, researchers at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital in Melbourne say. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Malaria: Drug candidate may reduce spread of the parasite
(Columbia University Medical Center) Scientists have identified a class of compounds that can block transmission of the parasite that causes malaria and reduce resistance to currently available drugs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 6, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Don't swim while wearing contact lenses, study warns
EXCLUSIVE: Acanthamoeba keratitis, a parasite found in water across the world, is picked up by lenses, researchers at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital in Melbourne say. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New strategy for vaccinating pregnant mothers against malaria holds promise for protecting infants
(American Society for Microbiology) A mother and infant in Malawi have the same repertoire of antibodies to Plasmodium falciparum, the malaria parasite. That suggests that boosting the mother's immune response to malaria, as via vaccination, will result in better protection for the infant. The research is published August 23rd in Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 5, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Deadly parasite messaging tactic may help curb sleeping sickness
(University of Edinburgh) New insight into the parasites that cause sleeping sickness could offer a new pathway to tackling the disease, which poses a major threat to human health and causes severe livestock losses in parts of sub-Saharan Africa. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 4, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Malaria parasite spreads from howler monkeys to humans
Researchers identifyPlasmodium simium in Atlantic Forest area of Rio de Janeiro state, raising concerns for eradication of disease in Brazil and beyondA form of malaria parasite that has spread from howler monkeys to humans in Brazil has been identified by researchers, raising concerns for eradication of the disease in Brazil and beyond.Malaria was thought to have been eradicated from southern and south-eastern Brazil 50 years ago, but more than 1,000 cases reported since 2006 from the Atlantic Forest region, in Rio de Janeiro state, including two outbreaks in 2015 and 2016, led researchers to investigate.Continue reading....
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 1, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley Health editor Tags: Malaria Brazil Americas World news Science Medical research Source Type: news

USDA grants MU $460,000 to develop immunizations for tick-borne disease
(University of Missouri-Columbia) Anaplasmosis is an infectious blood disease in cattle caused by certain bacteria transmitted by ticks worldwide. The US Department of Agriculture recently awarded $460,000 to Bill Stich, professor of parasitology in the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine, to study a new approach to interfering with this pathogen in the tick vector. Building on existing research, he and his team are working to develop immunizations with extracts from tick tissues to fight the disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 31, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

FDA Approves First U.S. Treatment for Chagas Disease (FREE)
By the Editors The FDA has approved benznidazole to treat Chagas disease, a parasitic infection, in children aged 2 to 12 years.The disease … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - August 30, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Beverly Hires Contractor To Euthanize Canada Geese In Controversial Plan
BEVERLY (CBS) — The Beverly Police Department said Wednesday that they had hired a private contractor to remove Canada geese from their public parks and take them off site to euthanize them. But the department did not confirm or deny a Salem News story that reported part of the plan involved then sending the goose meat to homeless shelters. “Geese pose a public health concern for our children, families and senior citizens,” Beverly Mayor Michael Cahill said in a statement Wednesday. “The City has contracted to safeguard against these risks humanely, to ensure our parks remain clean and safe for the ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Heard On WBZ NewsRadio 1030 Local Syndicated Local Watch Listen Beverly Canada Geese Carl Stevens Source Type: news

Pediatric Treatment Approved for'Kissing Bug' Disease
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 30, 2017 -- Benznidazole has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat the tropical parasitic infection Chagas, or " kissing bug " disease, in children aged 2 to 12. " The FDA is committed to making available safe... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 30, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

FDA approves first U.S. treatment for Chagas disease
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted accelerated approval to benznidazole for use in children ages 2 to 12 years old with Chagas disease. It is the first treatment approved in the United States for the treatment of Chagas disease. Chagas disease, or American trypanosomiasis, is a parasitic infection caused by Trypanosoma cruzi and can be transmitted through different routes, (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - August 30, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured FDA Regulatory Affairs Source Type: news

Remembering C.C. Wang
Ching C. Wang, PhD, a beloved School of Pharmacy researcher and professor, known for bringing molecular biology and biochemistry to parasitology, and for his work on the antiparasitic medicine ivermectin, died last week at the age of 80. To his wide circle of colleagues and friends, he was known simply as “C.C.” (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - August 28, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Paula Joyce Source Type: news

Worms in humans: Could YOU be suffering from a deadly parasitic infestation?
WORMS in humans - known as parasites - often don ’t produce any symptoms, but if the infection spreads it can cause unpleasant, sometimes deadly, side-effects. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UMass Amherst study of bee health finds no natural medicine in once-promising compound
(University of Massachusetts at Amherst) Ph.D. student Evan Palmer-Young and advisor evolutionary ecologist Lynn Adler had reported in 2015 that a parasitic infection of bumble bees, Crithidia bombi, was reduced when the bees fed on anabasine, a natural alkaloid, in sugar water. They had hoped their finding was evidence that bees may use 'nature's medicine cabinet' to rid themselves of the intestinal parasite. But they report in the current issue of PLOS ONE that result was not repeated. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - August 28, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

New insights into the world of trypanosomes
(University of W ü rzburg) Such detailed images of the pathogen that causes sleeping sickness inside a host are unique so far: They illustrate the manifold ways in which the parasites move inside a tsetse fly. A research team from the University of W ü rzburg's Biocenter has presented the images. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - August 23, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Disease-carrying mosquitoes rare in undisturbed tropical forests
(Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute) A new study by scientists from the Smithsonian, the Panamanian government and the US Environmental Protection Agency, among other institutions, concludes that conserving old-growth tropical rainforest is 'highly recommended' to prevent new outbreaks of viral and parasitic mosquito-borne diseases. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 23, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Novartis and Medicines for Malaria Venture launch patient trial in Africa for KAF156, a novel compound against multidrug-resistant malaria
Novartis and Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) have launched a patient trial for KAF156, a next-generation antimalarial compound with the potential to treat drug-resistant strains of the malaria parasite. The trial will test the efficacy of KAF156 in combination with a new, improved formulation of the existing antimalarial lumefantrine. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - August 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Novartis Business and Industry Source Type: news

Drug resistance in an intestinal parasite of piglets confirmed for the first time
(University of Veterinary Medicine -- Vienna) Cystoisospora suis causes diarrhea especially in newborn piglets and spreads quickly across farms. European farmers preventively use toltrazuril to control parasite development. In contrast to congeneric chicken parasites, no resistance to toltrazuril was described in pig parasites until recently. Researchers of Vetmeduni Vienna now confirmed ineffectivness of toltrazuril against a Dutch isolate. Although the resistance develops slowly, monitoring should be intensified due to the lack of alternative treatment options and hygiene measures should be increased. (Source: EurekAlert...
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - August 18, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Protection by a parasitic plant
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - August 17, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Ray, L. B. Tags: twil Source Type: news

CU Anschutz and UC San Diego researchers find creosote bush could treat deadly infections
(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) Researchers at the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and UC San Diego have found that compounds produced by the creosote bush, a desert shrub common to American Southwest, exhibit potent anti-parasitic activity against two deadly parasites responsible for Giardia infections (Giardia lamblia) and the amoeba that causes an often-lethal form of encephalitis (Naegleria fowleri). Standard treatment for both infections involve antibiotics and anti-parasitic drugs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Compounds in desert creosote bush could treat giardia and 'brain-eating' amoeba infections
(University of California - San Diego) Researchers at Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California San Diego and the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found that compounds produced by the creosote bush, a desert plant common to the Southwestern United States, exhibit potent anti-parasitic activity against the protozoa responsible for giardia infections and an amoeba that causes an often-lethal form of encephalitis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - August 15, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Frogs that adapt to pesticides are more vulnerable to parasites
(Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) Amphibians can evolve increased tolerance to pesticides, but the adaptation can make them more susceptible to parasites, according to a team that includes researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 15, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Food-borne parasite infections on the rise in L.A. County
Health officials warned this week that an unusually high number of patients in Los Angeles County have been infected with a parasite that causes a severe stomach illness and can last for months if not treated.Between June and Aug. 1 this year, 14 people in the county had been diagnosed with the... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - August 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Soumya Karlamangla Source Type: news