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Contamination Spreading Brain Disease In Humans, Wildlife and Livestock In 1972, world leaders realized that dumping millions of tons of sewage sludge into the oceans killed entire underwater ecosystems. Some nations stopped the dumping immediately, while others did not. The U.S., for example, finally passed the Ocean Dumping Ban Act of 1988. It required dumping all municipal […]

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prion disease and TSE

Prion Disease Spreading Globally Dr. Stanley Prusiner, an American neuroscientist from the University of California at San Francisco, earned a Nobel Prize in 1997 for discovering, naming and characterizing deadly prions and prion disease. President Obama awarded Prusiner the National Medal of Science in 2010 to recognize the rising importance of his research. Unfortunately, U.S. policy on many […]

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biosolids risk assessment

Sewage Sludge Contaminating Food, Water Philadelphia is dumping tons of toxic sewage sludge near several homes in rural Pennsylvania. Families are getting sick from the toxic air alone, but they are worried about their water supplies and so should millions of people downstream. Ignored by state and federal regulators, more than 100 residents in Upper Mount Bethel Township filed […]

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prion disease and TSE

Wastewater Treatment Plants Spreading Prion Disease Norway confirmed its first cases of mad cow disease in history last week (followed by its first case of chronic wasting disease in reindeer), while Canada confirmed yet another case in Alberta today. It’s the first case to be reported in Canada since 2011. These reported cases are just the tip […]

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prion disease and TSE

Neurodegenerative Disease Surging Globally As you know, Alzheimer’s disease is no laughing matter. It’s deadly. It’s incurable. It’s killing more than 50 million people around the world right now. The good news is that it is largely a preventable disease. It’s also a treatable disease. As this new film explains, food is our best hope for both […]

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prion disease and TSE

Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention, Treatment A Growth Industry Anywhere from 50-100 million people around the world have Alzheimer’s disease today. Millions more will be diagnosed this year, while millions more will go undiagnosed. When you add in the caregivers, it’s a massive market of more than 250 million people worldwide. They are all searching for answers and advice. We […]

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prion disease and TSE

Alzheimer’s Disease Research Alzheimer’s disease is rapidly becoming the leading cause of death in the world. About 50-100 million people around the world have Alzheimer’s disease today. Millions more will be diagnosed this year, while millions more will go undiagnosed. Alzheimer’s and closely related neurological diseases are unstoppable and its spreading very fast. Some countries represent a higher […]

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prion disease and TSE

Biosolids Contributing To Prion Epidemic The cause of Alzheimer’s disease may not be so mysterious after all. What’s needed is a healthy dose of the truth. People are dying of neurological disease at an accelerating rate, while death rates from most major diseases are dropping. Why the divergence? Unfortunately, a pathogen associated with neurological disease is spreading uncontrollably. […]

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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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valley fever

Sewage Mismanagement Compounding Epidemic What happens when people and animals are exposed to infectious waste? High winds in dry places such as Arizona and California have become toxic events thanks to the reckless practice of dumping sewage sludge on land. These powerful dust storms now carry lethal doses of pathogens, which are swept away after being […]

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