Category: Biosolids & Sewage

biosolids & sewage

prion disease research

Sewage Sludge Spreading Prion Disease Colm Kelleher, the author of Brain Trust: The Hidden Connection Between Mad Cow Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease is a fascinating book that covers alot of ground quickly. It connects many dots about deadly prion diseases. One pathway that he doesn’t mention is sewage sludge (also known as biosolids), which exposes livestock, wildlife […]

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prion disease research

Prions Survive Wastewater Treatment By Michael Woods Scientists in Wisconsin are reporting in a paper scheduled for the July 1 issue of ACS’ Environmental Science & Technology that typical wastewater treatment processes do not degrade prions. Prions, rogue proteins that cause incurable brain infections such as Mad Cow disease and its human equivalent, variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease […]

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prion disease research

Sewage Sludge Spreading Prions More than 50 million people around the world have Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. It’s the fastest-growing cause of death in the world. Alzheimer’s disease is a member of an unstoppable family of neurodegenerative diseases known as Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy (TSE). The operative word is “transmissible.” Related diseases are killing wildlife and livestock […]

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global warming and climate change

Sewage Dumped On Land Driving Epidemic High winds in dry places such as Arizona and California have become toxic events thanks to reckless sewage dumping. These powerful dust storms now carry lethal doses of pathogens in the form of particulates, which are swept away from farms, ranches, parks, gardens and golf courses. Thanks to reckless […]

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contaminated food and water cause disease

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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prion disease research

Infectious Waste Spreading Prions A Colorado company says that hunters, landowners and many others are being misinformed about the dangers of chronic wasting disease (CWD). As such, public health and the health of entire watersheds are at risk. CWD is another form of prion disease. Prions also are behind the explosion in Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease […]

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