Pros and Cons of Early Parasitic Exposure: Toxoplasma Gondii Edition

(Apologies if this uploads and its blurry 🙁 ) This is Pingpong. Pingpong was lucky enough to be exposed to the parasite Toxoplasma Gondii at a young age. It is a parasite meant to infect mice and turn off their instinctual reaction of fear when sensing cats, but has been …

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

Roughly 190,000 Americans are diagnosed with acute respiratory distress syndrome each year with a mortality rate between 47,500 and 76,000 people per year. ARDS is a very serious medical condition that allows fluids from the blood and interstitial spaces to cross the alveolar membrane as opposed to gas exchange occurring. …