Researchers report they have identified a way in which Toxoplasma gondii may modify brain cells.
New research adds to the growing work linking an infection caused by the Toxoplasma gondii parasite to suicide attempts. About 10-20 percent of people in the United States have T. gondii, in their bodies.
Women infected with the Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) parasite, which is spread through contact with cat feces or eating undercooked meat or unwashed vegetables, are at increased risk of attempting suicide, according to a new study of more than 45,000 women in Denmark.
NIH-supported research underscores value of screening for toxoplasmosis Scientists have identified which strains of the Toxoplasma gondii parasite, the cause of...