Prion Surveillance Center Fighting For Life

Alzheimer’s, Creutzfeldt-Jakob, Mad Cow and Chronic Wasting All Caused By Prions By John Fauber, Reporter, MedPage Today When Tim Suroviak developed cognitive problems after coming home following heart surgery last year, one of the first questions doctors asked was whether he was a hunter. He was not, though his family did eat venison a few times … Continue reading Prion Surveillance Center Fighting For Life

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease And Alzheimer’s Disease Related

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease More Aggressive Than Alzheimer’s Disease Neurodegenerative disease is the fastest-growing cause of death in the world. It’s time to expand the conversation immediately. Dr. Stanley Prusiner, an American neuroscientist from the University of California at San Francisco, earned a Nobel Prize in 1997 for discovering and characterizing deadly prions and prion disease, also known as transmissible … Continue reading Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease And Alzheimer’s Disease Related