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In one study, Toxoplasma-infected male rats were perceived as more sexually attractive and were preferred as sexual partners by non-infected females," researchers explain in a new paper led by first author and biologist Javier Borráz-León from the University of Turku in Finland.
In one such new study, researchers found that men and women infected by the parasite ended up being rated as more attractive and healthier-looking than non-infected individuals.
originally posted by: InachMarbank
a reply to: choomsuba
Military bioweapon??? Ya it's called the genitalia.
People tend to blame the prevalence of this parasite on cats.
More than 40 million men, women, and children in the U.S. carry the Toxoplasma parasite, but very few have symptoms because the immune system usually keeps the parasite from causing illness.