Tag: prion disease and sewage sludge

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

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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