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prion disease research

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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prion disease research

Sea Mammals Contract Prion Disease There is a deadly prion epidemic expanding around the globe. The epidemic consists of a family of fatal neurodegenerative diseases that are unstoppable among humans and a variety of other mammals, including sea mammals. We know them as mad cow disease, chronic wasting disease, scrapie, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and Alzheimer’s disease. […]

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