Patients With Neurodegenerative Disease Produce Infectious Waste

Caregivers Caught In The Crossfire Of Misinformation, Mismanagement Neurodegenerative disease is the fastest-growing cause of death in the world. Alzheimer’s disease alone is taking the lives of 50-100 million people now. Despite millions of Alzheimer’s-related fatalities annually, experts suggest that the prevalence of the disease among the living will quadruple by 2050, if not sooner. Some advocates are … Continue reading Patients With Neurodegenerative Disease Produce Infectious Waste

Wastewater Treatment Plants Spreading Brain Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease 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 … Continue reading Wastewater Treatment Plants Spreading Brain Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease A Form Of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy

Alzheimer’s Disease Is Transmissible Through Many Environmental Vectors Unfortunately, Alzheimer’s disease is a member of an aggressive family of neurodegenerative diseases known as Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy (TSE). The operative word is “transmissible.” TSEs include Alzheimer’s disease, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, Huntington’s disease and possibly Parkinson’s disease. TSEs also include mad cow disease, chronic wasting disease, scrapie and other related diseases in mammals. … Continue reading Alzheimer’s Disease A Form Of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy