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Latest Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies Stories

scrapie
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.

2014-12-22 16:24:11

"Gut vaccine" strategy may work for similar brain infections in humans NEW YORK, Dec.

brain-wasting
2014-12-22 08:39:48

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.

2014-07-30 16:23:51

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seven deer testing positive for Chronic Wasting Disease are providing researchers with valuable samples and insights on combating the

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.

2014-06-11 23:09:49

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

2014-04-08 16:24:04

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Jefferson County deer tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease according to the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture today, marking

2014-04-04 10:29:01

When cannibals ate brains of people who died from prion disease, many of them fell ill with the fatal neurodegenerative disease as well.

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/ --


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