Tag: Creutzfeldt Jakob disease

No Evidence That It Isn’t If you think that you and your family are immune to the surging epidemic of neurodegenerative disease, think again. Neurodegenerative disease, including Alzheimer’s disease, is the fastest-growing cause of death in the world. It’s getting worse every day thanks to mismanagement and misinformation. Infectious proteins known as prions are involved with most forms of neurodegenerative […]

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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 people will actually develop the crippling and ultimately fatal disease is unknown, its authors say. […]

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