Researchers explore link between schizophrenia, cat parasite

HealthScienceDiseases and IllnessesJohns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University scientists trying to determine why people develop serious mental illness are focusing on an unlikely factor: a common parasite spread by cats. The researchers say the microbes, called Toxoplasma gondii, invade the human brain and appear to upset its chemistry -... Karl Merton Ferron, Baltimore Sun