Latest Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease Stories
A neurodegenerative disease similar to Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), or mad cow disease, that typically impacts sheep and goats has the potential to affect humans, according to a new paper published earlier this month in the journal Nature Communications.
"Gut vaccine" strategy may work for similar brain infections in humans NEW YORK, Dec.
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 livestock from contracting the ailment, but could help prevent similar infections in humans.
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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.
Biomedical research institute appoints two key positions, expanding its impact on neurodegenerative science GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Disposable surgical instruments may help prevent infections like the fatal neurological disease 18 patients in North Carolina may have been exposed to. Yakima,
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.
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.
The amyloid protein, known for causing diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, may become the next big nanomaterial, say researchers.
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