Nations Boost Testing For Prion Disease

Bans On Blood Donations Lifted

Prion Risks Ignored Around The World After 22 years of caution, the FDA recently determined that defending the nation’s blood supply against prion disease is no longer necessary. Instead, we will now safeguard blood banks based on the honor system. In the age of...
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Is Prion Disease

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease In Maine

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...