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The illustration shows adipocytes, cells of the adipose tissue, and Trypanosoma brucei parasites that occupy the extracellular spaces between the cells.
Lose the Fat and Curb Parasitic Infection
Trypanosoma brucei infection induces fat breakdown, but this strategy benefits the host. 
Lose the Fat and Curb Parasitic Infection
Lose the Fat and Curb Parasitic Infection

Trypanosoma brucei infection induces fat breakdown, but this strategy benefits the host. 

Trypanosoma brucei infection induces fat breakdown, but this strategy benefits the host. 

wasting disease

Building with sign reading “Novartis”
Two Children Die After Receiving Novartis Gene Therapy
Andy Carstens | Aug 12, 2022 | 1 min read
No deaths had previously been associated with the muscle-wasting treatment Zolgensma.
Deadly Wasting Syndrome Genetically Altered Sea Stars: Study
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jun 19, 2018 | 1 min read
The surviving animals may have evolved genes that provided an advantage in fighting the disease.  
Sea Star Comeback?
Jef Akst | May 9, 2016 | 1 min read
Hordes of baby sea stars on the Pacific coast survived the summer and winter of 2015—promising news about populations that have been devastated by a wasting disease.
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