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2014-12-29 14:29:10

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.

2014-06-11 23:09:49

Dr. William Croft's new novel addresses major insurance company conspiracy based on well-documented fact. MADISON, Wisc.

Culling Of Deer Controls Disease With Little Effect On Hunting
2013-10-21 13:33:52

Now researchers at the University of Illinois offer a first look at the long-term effectiveness of the practice of culling deer in areas affected by CWD to keep the disease in check.

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.”

2010-10-19 20:39:16

The eyes of sheep infected with scrapie – a neurological disorder similar to mad cow disease – return an intense, almost-white glow when they're hit with blue excitation light.

2010-09-09 01:04:06

The eyes may or may not be windows to the soul, as the old adage goes, but scientists are reporting evidence that a peek into the eyes of cattle may become the basis for a long-sought test to detect infection with the agent that causes Mad Cow Disease.

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2009-06-27 11:15:00

Scientists have raised concern over the potential for people to contract mad cow disease from eating farmed-raised fish that are fed byproducts rendered from cows.

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2009-01-30 07:41:52

A blood test has been developed by Canadian researchers that can diagnose fatal chronic wasting disease in elk, and may provide an inexpensive approach to screening for mad cow disease.

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2008-07-22 15:30:00

Public health officials in Massachusetts are investigating whether a patient in a Cape Cod hospital has the human form of mad cow disease.

2008-07-09 09:01:02

GeneThera, Inc.'s (PINKSHEETS: GTHA) CEO Dr. Tony Milici, M.D., Ph.D. wanted to provide an update on the company's recent developments to its loyal shareholders and investment community in the United States and abroad. Firstly, none of the fundamentals has changed within the company.


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  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
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