Common Cat Parasite Toxoplasma Gondii May Trigger Prostate Cancer, Mouse Study Shows

Common Cat Parasite Toxoplasma Gondii May Trigger Prostate Cancer, Mouse Study Shows
Toxoplasma gondii, a parasite commonly transmitted through cat feces, causes prostate cancer in mice by inflaming the prostate, suggests a study recently published in the journal The Prostate. Authors of the study, “The common parasite Toxoplasma gondii induces prostatic inflammation and microglandular hyperplasia in a mouse model,”  urged cat owners to take extra care when cleaning litter trays.

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