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Early success for vaccine against brain-wasting disease

Early success for vaccine against brain-wasting disease

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers have reportedly developed the first successful vaccination against a condition similar to Mad Cow Disease that affects deer – a discovery that could not only help prevent US...

Latest Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease Stories

2014-06-20 23:09:59

Synoptics Health, a manufacturer of innovative digital imaging systems for healthcare applications, is pleased to announce the appointment of industry leading surgical instrument cleaning firm,

2014-06-15 14:53:41

The first cases of Mad Cow disease in humans (properly called variant Creutzfeld Jakob Disease, or vCJD) occurred in the late 1990s and are thought to be the consequence of eating contaminated beef products.

2014-03-26 12:28:27

Biomedical research institute appoints two key positions, expanding its impact on neurodegenerative science GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-03-18 23:20:47

Disposable surgical instruments may help prevent infections like the fatal neurological disease 18 patients in North Carolina may have been exposed to. Yakima,

Canadian Study Discovers How Lou Gehrig's Disease Spreads
2014-02-19 08:57:05

A new study from the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute has discovered how amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, spreads.

NC Hospital Says Patients Were Exposed To Deadly, Incurable Disease
2014-02-12 07:01:01

As many as 18 patients who underwent neurosurgery at a North Carolina Hospital are being notified of a potentially incurable disease they may have been exposed to during their treatment.

Alzheimer Amyloid Protein New Nanomaterial
2013-12-16 13:26:31

The amyloid protein, known for causing diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, may become the next big nanomaterial, say researchers.

2013-11-04 13:46:24

Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden, together with researchers at the Polish Wroclaw University of Technology, have made a discovery that may lead to the curing of diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (the so called mad cow disease) through photo therapy.

Twice As Many Humans Carry Mad Cow Protein As Thought
2013-10-16 13:40:47

A new study published in the British Medical Journal has found twice as many British citizens than was previously thought may be carrying the human form of “mad cow disease.”

2013-09-12 23:31:20

New York medical malpractice lawyer David Perecman discusses reasonable precautions and medical malpractice following reports of 13 hospital patients possibly exposed to degenerative Creutzfeldt-Jakob


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