Tag: Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease diagnose

CJD Cluster In Fraser Valley Editor’s Note: As the following news story indicates, deadly prion disease (known as Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in people, mad cow disease in cattle, and chronic wasting disease in deer, elk and moose) has struck four people simultaneously in British Columbia. Based on government risk models, such an event is impossible. The […]

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Prions Cause Many Neurological Disorders By Stanley B. Prusiner, Nobel-Prize Laureate, Prion Discovery and Research Fifteen years ago I evoked a good deal of skepticism when I proposed that the infectious agents causing certain degenerative disorders of the central nervous system in animals and, more rarely, in humans might consist of protein and nothing else. […]

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