During 2005–2008, more than 1 billion live animals were legally imported into the United States for food or pet trade markets. One such animal, the swamp eel, can carry parasites (worms) called gnathostomes....
An average 274 people in the US die from blood clots each and every day, according to data on the National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) website.
Former Chair of Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital and Professor...
What is a cannibal sandwich?
A cannibal sandwich is by definition, raw ground beef typically served on rye bread or crackers with onions. Occasionally, a raw egg will be mixed with the meat. It is a traditional...
In this episode in the series, Parasites 101, I talk to Parasitology teacher and author of the book, Parasites: Tales of Humanity’s Most Unwelcome Guests, Rosemary Drisdelle about the protozoa Cryptosporidiosis...
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