Previous studies have shown that cats carry a parasite that can alter human brains and behavior, a phenomenon sometimes referred to as "crazy cat lady syndrome." Fortunately, new research (somewhat) vindicates our feline friends.
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We used to believe that a healthy human could control the Toxoplasma parasite indefinitely. New evidence suggests the opposite. Through a delicate finessing of the neurotransmitters in our brains, it is us who are being controlled.
You won't ever cure your cancer by eating cat poop, if that's what you were thinking. Dr. David J. Bzik, who has worked with toxoplasma for over a decade, is more interested in other aspects of his discovery.
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This is bad news for mice and some human schizophrenics.
Cats have held a powerful sway over man for millennia. I'm sure you've wondered about it. Known something was wrong. And yet... Never been able to put your finger on it. Allow me to explain.
The parasite _Toxoplasma gondii_ is already the stuff of _whoa crazy!_ internet lore to a fairly high degree as that thing that you can get from your cat's crap that might cause schizophrenia, via the disease Toxoplasmosis. Indeed, of you're reading...
The Cold War looks like a pillow fight compared to the ancient arms race between humans and the vicious microbes that mate and feed inside them.