Category: Alzheimer’s Disease

prion disease and TSE

Infectious Waste Fueling Epidemic Alzheimer’s disease is the fastest-growing cause of death in the world. People living near the Baltic Sea have some of the highest rates of the disease. Iceland also deserves a closer look for clues. About 45 million people already have Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. It’s vastly undiagnosed and misdiagnosed. Doctors are withholding millions […]

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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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prion disease and TSE

Prion Pathogen Threatens Mammals Norway confirmed its first cases of mad cow disease in history last week (it subsequently found prion disease in reindeer), while Canada confirmed yet another case in Alberta today. It’s the first case to be reported in Canada since 2011. In my opinion, these reported cases (and most others) are just the […]

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prion disease and TSE

Sewage Sludge Contaminating Watersheds New research confirms that people and animals dying of prion disease are contaminating the environment around them with a deadly protein in their bodily fluids. Claudio Soto, PhD, professor of neurology and director of the George and Cynthia W. Mitchell Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Brain Related Illnesses at the […]

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prion disease and TSE

Caregivers In Harm’s Way Approximately 50 million people around the world already have Alzheimer’s disease and the numbers are rising rapidly. Since the disease barely existed a century ago, Alzheimer’s and some related diseases fit the definition of a global epidemic. A new book by Gary R. Chandler explains why some, if not all, forms […]

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health and sustainability

Many Factors Driving Brain Disease Approximately 40 million people around the world already have Alzheimer’s disease and the numbers are rising rapidly. Since the disease barely existed a century ago, Alzheimer’s and several related diseases seem to fit the definition of a global epidemic. Alzheimer’s disease deaths in the U.S. alone increased 68 percent between […]

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