Category: Alzheimer’s Disease

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Alzheimer’s An Infectious Disease Neurodegenerative disease, including Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease, is the fastest-growing cause of death in the world. Misinformation and mismanagement are contributing to the surge. Alzheimer’s disease alone is killing 50-100 million people now. Experts suggest that the prevalence of brain disease will quadruple by 2050, if not sooner. Death rates from heart disease and cancer are dropping globally […]

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Prions and Neurodegenerative Disorders Proteins that act like prions – copies of a normal protein that have been corrupted in ways that cause diseases – might be responsible for disorders that attack the brain and spinal column, according to a new research. Earlier it was thought that only one particular protein could be corrupted in […]

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Wastewater Reclamation Recycles Neurological Disease Pastor Bob McCartney of First Baptist Church tries to love his neighbor as himself. He’s just not thrilled that Wichita Falls will soon have him drinking water that once swirled down his neighbor’s toilet. The Texas city of more than 104,000, suffering the worst drought on record, is about to […]

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Caregivers At Risk  Approximately 40 million people around the world already have Alzheimer’s disease and the numbers are rising rapidly. Since the disease barely existed a century ago, Alzheimer’s disease and several related diseases fit the definition of a global epidemic. My new book explains why Alzheimer’s disease is contagious in many, if not all, […]

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Prion Contagion Unstoppable Evidence continues to mount showing that many American hospitals are brimming with disease following a recent announcement by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH). At least five patients who recently underwent spinal surgery at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis may have been exposed to Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD), a brain infection similar […]

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The Neurodegenerative Disease Epidemic Prion disease is being mismanaged around the globe, which is contributing to the migration, mutation, and exponential growth in the deadly contagion. Our food, water and healthcare systems are now critical pathways that must be guarded much more closely. Not surprisingly, mad cow disease, clinically known as bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), […]

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Risk Assessment Overlooks Prions San Diego City Council approved plans to reuse sewage water as drinking water. The latest toilet-to-tap water project is a possible death sentence for millions of people who will drink the water and contaminate their homes, gardens and offices with a highly contagious pathogen called a prion. The deadly form of protein can cause neurological disorders in mammals, including Alzheimer’s […]

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Alzheimer’s Disease Infectious Alzheimer’s disease is no laughing matter. It’s deadly, incurable and spreading like wildfire. As we discuss in this article, there are several contributing factors to the epidemic. One cause of Alzheimer’s disease is spreading through our daily environment, including our food and water. Approximately 50 million people around the world have Alzheimer’s disease […]

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Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies The U.S. government’s monitoring system for cases of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, a fatal human brain illness, could be missing tens of thousands of victims, scientists and consumer advocates said. Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease or CJD can be caused by prion exposure, including eating beef contaminated with mad cow disease, but the critics assert without a better […]

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