Ancient Leishmaniasis From Coyo Oriente Cemetery In Chile

I recently completed a medical parasitology course as part of my medical education. One of the diseases we discussed was leishmaniasis. Leishmaniasis is a zoonotic disease that is transferred to humans from reservoir hosts via the sand fly vector. The sand fly injects the promastigote form of the parasite, and the parasite invades white blood... Continue Reading →

Consumption Of Psychoactive Drugs By Tiwanakuan Mummies

Okay, I got some really cool archaeology news to share with you. In fact it is so cool that I'm staying up to write up my review. Before I get into it, let me first introduce some relative background you'll need to understand. One of the most important predecessors to the Inca Empire were the... Continue Reading →

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