Category: Water Contamination

Alzheimer’s An Infectious Disease Neurodegenerative diseases are the fastest-growing causes of death around the world. The mismanagement of infectious waste is contributing to the epidemic. Dr. Stanley Prusiner earned a Nobel Prize in 1997 for his pioneering research on deadly prions—an infectious form of protein that connects a deadly spectrum disease called transmissible spongiform encephalopathy […]

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Microcephaly, Zika Virus Fueled By Sewage Brain disease is consuming record numbers of people around the world right now. Microcephaly in infants is just the latest example. Microcephaly is a nonspecific term used to describe a small head circumference, and can be caused by maternal exposure to a variety of pathogens and toxins, including HIV, alcohol, […]

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Whales An Indicator Of Neurological Disease Upstream Sick animals and sick people can tell us a lot about the health of our environment. A study in Denmark is raising red flags. There could be a common thread between dead whales and sick humans. Keep reading to find out: Why people with neurodegenerative disease are contagious; […]

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