Category: Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

prion disease and Alzheimer's disease

Doctors Defending Themselves, Not Others Neurodegenerative disease is the fastest-growing cause of death in the world. It will soon be the leading cause of death because of cover-ups and corruption at the highest levels. Deadly proteins are at the heart of the epidemic, which is technically known as transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (TSE). The operative word […]

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prion disease and Alzheimer's disease

Reforms Can Save Lives Neurodegenerative disease and autism have been surging around the world for the past 30 years. A man-made environmental disaster is creating a public health disaster that’s still unfolding in many ways in most nations. Neurotoxins are driving the epidemic more than age–in some countries more than others. Teenagers are now dying of Creutzfeldt-Jakob […]

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Alzheimer's disease facts

Prion Disease A Spectrum Disease By the time Kay Schwister got her diagnosis last summer, she couldn’t talk anymore. But she could still scowl, and scowl she did. After weeks of decline and no clue what was causing it, doctors had told Schwister — a 53-year-old vocational rehab counselor and mother of two from Chicago […]

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prion disease and Alzheimer's disease

CJD Often Misdiagnosed As Alzheimer’s Disease Maine Medical Center confirmed Friday that a patient treated at the hospital carried a rare, dangerous brain illness to which a “small number” of other patients may have been exposed, though the hospital called that risk “exceedingly low.” The patient has Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, or CJD, a degenerative brain disorder […]

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prion disease and Alzheimer's disease

Prions Fueling A Public Health Disaster Urine can be used to test for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD). Unfortunately, it also is a pathway that spreads prion disease among mammals. The Medical Research Council team is working on a simple test. They claim that their prototype test still needs honing before it could be used routinely. Currently there is […]

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Alzheimer's disease diagnosis

Beat, Treat Alzheimer‘s Disease Alzheimer’s disease is the fastest-growing cause of death in the world. It’s killing more than 50 million people now. The count is likely much higher. Millions more will be diagnosed this year, while millions more will go undiagnosed and misdiagnosed.Adding to the madness is the fact that millions of other diagnoses are […]

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Alzheimer's disease facts

Concerns Over Malpractice, Collusion More than 50 million people around the world have a terminal diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s and related neurological disease is rapidly becoming the leading cause of death around the globe. Thanks to a new report from the Alzheimer’s Association, those numbers grew exploded overnight. The Alzheimer’s Association’s new report raises many […]

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prion disease and Alzheimer's disease

CJD Cases In Mumbai Murlidhar Ahire lies lifeless in the bedroom of his Vikhroli apartment, while his younger son, Tushar tells us he was an active 69-year-old until two months ago. The retired Air India employee has been diagnosed with Creutzfeldt Jakob disease (CJD), a supposedly rare and deadly neurological brain disorder. Until 10 days […]

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prion disease and Alzheimer's disease

Prion Disease Epidemic UK ministers might fund a renewed investigation of “hidden” mad cow disease infection in the British population. The government discussed the issue in response to a select committee report on Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD), the human version of mad cow disease. Both are prion diseases (also known as transmissible spongiform encephalopathies–or TSEs). Prions also […]

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prion disease and Alzheimer's disease

Can Cell Generation Neutralize Prions In Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and other brain-wasting prion diseases, cells in the brain gradually deteriorate, begin to function abnormally, and die. However, some parts of the brain have the capacity to self-repair and make new brain cells. A new study suggests there could be a way to […]

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