Month: March 2015

prion disease and TSE

Sewage Sludge Spreading Deadly Disease Approximately 44 million people around the world already have Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. It’s the fastest-growing cause of death in the world. Unfortunately, these people produce tons of sewage every day — and their sewage is infectious. This toxic waste is being dumped on crops, in our rivers […]

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health and sustainability

Rainforests Vanishing The rate at which tropical forests were cut, burned or otherwise lost from the 1990s through the 2000s accelerated by 62 percent, according to a new study which dramatically reverses a previous estimate of a 25 percent slowdown over the same period. That previous estimate, from the U.N.’s Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) […]

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prion disease and TSE

CWD Transmissible Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is essentially the same as mad cow disease, Alzheimer’s disease, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) and other deadly prion diseases. To avoid confusion and to keep the conversation accurate, it’s best to describe all of these as prion disease. There are thousands, if not millions, of mutations of prions. No two cases […]

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