Category: Mad Cow Disease

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Few Mammals Immune To Transmissible Brain Disease Italian and Algerian researchers released new evidence of prion disease in three dromedary camels found in an Algerian slaughterhouse, according to a new study in Emerging Infectious Diseases. The discovery, now being called camel prion disease (CPD), has raised more questions than answers about this deadly illness characterized […]

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Prion Disease Spreading With Infectious Waste Mad cow disease has again raised its ugly head in the United States. Thanks to misinformation and mismanagement by government, the problem will persist. Government and industry representatives announced yesterday that an 11-year-old beef cow in Alabama tested positive for prion disease. Also known as bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), […]

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Humans Transmitting Prion Disease To Sea Mammals Sick animals and sick people can tell us a lot about the health of our environment. A study in Denmark is raising red flags about prion contamination. There could be a common thread between between the neurodegenerative disease and infectious waste. The whales are serving as canaries in […]

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Neurological Disorders In Mammals Four animals in Norway may have mad cow disease, in addition to two confirmed infections. Reindeer in Norway also are contracting prion disease, known as chronic wasting disease. These sick animals are actually just symptoms of a much bigger problem that is already striking humans. Although there are many pathways for […]

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Prion Disease Spreading The recent case of mad cow disease in California once again has people around the world asking questions about food safety. A constructive analysis requires a broader perspective and a refined focus on the causes of all prion diseases. Contrary to government statements, there is not an isolated case of mad cow […]

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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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