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prion disease research

Prion Disease Surging 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 will quadruple by 2050. It probably won’t take that long. Death rates from heart disease and cancer are dropping globally due to […]

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prion disease research

Infectious Waste and Prion Disease I wish that I could support wastewater reclamation and the application of sewage sludge (biosolids) on open land. Unfortunately, I have reversed course on my position over the past decade and now I only see unacceptable risks. The reason for my reversal is an unstoppable, deadly protein particle called a prion. […]

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prion disease research

Biosolids and 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 al lot 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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