Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Is Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy

Neurodegenerative Diseases Closely Related

Prion Disease Mismanaged Globally It’s not clear how the tangles of the protein tau commonly seen in people with Alzheimer’s disease spread throughout the brain in the course of disease—and to a modest extent in ordinary aging. But European researchers recently...
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Is Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy

Brain Diseases Linked By Prions

Prions Cause Neurodegenerative Disease Scientists have discovered a surprising link between Alzheimer’s disease and mad cow disease. Both diseases involve something called a prion protein. (Both diseases are deadly and contagious.) The finding, which appears in...
Millions Carrying Prion Disease

Millions Carrying Prion Disease

Prion Disease A Global 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...