Category Archives: Alzheimer’s Disease

Finland Leads The World In Alzheimer’s Disease

Sewage Contaminating Food, Water, Sea 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 … Continue reading

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Biosolids Contributing To Alzheimer’s Disease

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 … Continue reading

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Environmental Contamination Fueling Neuorlogical Disease

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 … Continue reading

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San Diego Bets Lives On Wastewater Reclamation

Risk Assessment Overlooks Prion Pathogen The San Diego City Council unanimously approved plans to recycle sewage water into drinking water this week. In my opinion, it joined a growing global movement in what could become a human health disaster. The latest wastewater reclamation project … Continue reading

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Biosolids, Reclaimed Wastewater Spreading Brain Disease

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 … Continue reading

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Illinois Using Sharpshooters To Kill Deer With CWD

Chronic Wasting Disease Spreading Chronic wasting disease, the deer-equivalent of mad cow disease, has crept across the U.S. landscape from west to east. It appeared first in captive mule deer in Colorado in the late 1960s. By 1981, it had … Continue reading

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Prion Disease Incubating In Thousands of People

Carriers Can Infect Others With Prion Disease Around one person in 2,000 in Britain carries the protein linked to the human version of mad cow disease, a figure higher than previous estimates, a study said on Tuesday. But how many … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Disease Is Contagious

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 … Continue reading

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Alzheimer Epidemic Due To Environmental Contamination

Many Factors Driving Alzheimer’s Disease Epidemic 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 … Continue reading

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