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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.
Ongoing surveillance detects disease in highway-killed deer from Bedford County. HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan.
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.
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.
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.”
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
Thirteen New England neurosurgery patients could have been exposed to a rare, fatal brain condition known as Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, officials from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced on Thursday.
Rapid hearing loss in both ears may be a symptom of the rare but always-fatal Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease and should be considered a reason for clinicians to test for the disorder.
An iron imbalance caused by prion proteins collecting in the brain is a likely cause of cell death in Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD).
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