Common Cat Parasite Toxoplasma Gondii Can Inflame Prostate, Mouse Study Shows

Common Cat Parasite Toxoplasma Gondii Can Inflame Prostate, Mouse Study Shows
Toxoplasma gondii, a common parasite and one transmitted through cat feces, was seen to inflame the prostate in mice in a persistent and progressive manner, a study published in the journal The Prostate reports. The study is titled “The common parasite Toxoplasma gondii induces prostatic inflammation and microglandular hyperplasia in a mouse model.” Prostatic inflammation is a possible cause of diseases like benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and prostate cancer, both common in older men. Factors known to inflame the prostate include certain virus
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