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--Funds Will Advance Breakthrough Drug Candidate NPT088 into the Clinic-- CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan.
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.
Dr. William Croft's new novel addresses major insurance company conspiracy based on well-documented fact. MADISON, Wisc.
Biomedical research institute appoints two key positions, expanding its impact on neurodegenerative science GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
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.
The Protein Society, the only international society devoted to furthering research aimed at understanding proteins, announces the winners of The 2014 Protein Society Awards. Baltimore,
The Broad-billed Prion (Pachyptila vittata), is a small seabird found throughout oceans and coastal areas in the Southern Hemisphere. Its colonies can be found on Gough Island, Marion Island, and on the sub-Antarctic Antipodes Islands off the coast of New Zealand. Though the broad-billed prion is a small seabird, it is a large prion, with a length of 24 inches and a weight of 7 ounces, and a massive bill. It has gray upper plumage, a dark cap, black "W" on the wings, a black-tipped tail,...
The Fairy Prion (Pachyptila turtur), is a small seabird found throughout the oceans and coastal areas in the Southern Hemisphere. Their colonies can be found on Chatham, Snares and Antipodes Islands of New Zealand, Bass Strait Islands of Australia, Falkland Islands, Marion Island, the Crozet Islands and Macquarie Island. The Fairy Prion is about 11 inches long. It has gray upper plumage, black-tipped tail, black "M" wing markings, and white below. Its diet consists mainly of plankton,...
The Blue petrel (Halobaena caerulea), is a small seabird in the family Procellariidae. They can be found on Marion Island and Prince Edward Island, the Crozet Islands, the Kerguelen archipelago, Macquarie Island and South Georgia. At sea they range widely from Australia to South Africa, South America and Antarctica. The Blue petrel is the only member of the genus Halobaena. Its plumage, which is white on the underside of the body and gray with the distinct M banding across the upper sides...
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