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Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease

New Pee Test Could Tell If People Have Human 'Mad Cow' Disease

Posted 08.07.2014 | Healthy Living

By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 08/06/2014 05:54 PM EDT on LiveScience People with a type of rare and fatal brain disease linked to...

Prionic Man

Francis Levy | Posted 08.30.2014 | Comedy
Francis Levy

It's not a laughing matter but a book review in the Times of Stanley B. Prusiner's Madness and Memory: The Discovery of Prions--A New Biological Princ...

Texas Man Is Fourth In U.S. To Die From Rare Brain Disease

Reuters | Posted 08.05.2014 | Healthy Living

AUSTIN, Texas, June 5 (Reuters) - A Texas man has died of the fatal brain illness variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, the fourth person to die of the...

18 Patients May Have Been Exposed To A Fatal Brain Disease

Reuters | Posted 04.12.2014 | Healthy Living

By Colleen Jenkins and Marina Lopes WINSTON-SALEM, N.C./NEW YORK, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Eighteen neurological patients in North Carolina ...

1 In 2,000 Brits Carries Abnormal Protein That Causes Human 'Mad Cow Disease'

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Tanya Lewis, Staff Writer Published: 10/15/2013 02:22 PM EDT on LiveScience One in 2,000 people in the United Kingdom carry a variant of a pr...

A Look At The Risk Of Contracting A Brain-Eating Protein During Surgery

| Posted 11.16.2013 | Healthy Living

By Philip Yam (Click here for the original article) New Hampshire health officials announced last week that hospitals in three New England state...

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease: Alzheimer's And Parkinson's Combined

Posted 09.13.2012 | Healthy Living

For Kip Laven of Minneapolis, Minn., warm memories of 17 years with his wife, Michelle, well up as quickly as the tears of loss. "She always had a ...

S.C. Hospital Warning Patients Of Possible Exposure To Deadly Brain Disease

Posted 07.31.2012 | Healthy Living

Eleven people who underwent brain surgery at a South Carolina hospital earlier this year are being warned that they may have been exposed to a deadly ...

Cara Santa Maria

Is Cannibalism Good For You? | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 07.08.2012 | Science

2012-05-09-Screenshot20120509at1.36.03PM.jpgIs eating people dangerous? Nutritional? Healthy? What actually happens, physiologically, when human flesh is consumed?

Mad Cow Case Confirmed In California

Posted 06.24.2012 | Home

The USDA has confirmed that a case of mad cow disease was found in a California dairy cow. It is the fourth case of mad cow, or bovine spongiform en...

PANIC: Mad Cow In Marin?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 02.10.2012 | San Francisco

Two residents of bucolic Marin County, just across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco, have been diagnosed with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, a ra...

Office Fascists, Internet Dating Tips And Boys' Brains

Dr. Belisa Vranich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Belisa Vranich

Q: My father-in-law is in his mid-70s but seems to be having problems with his memory, the whole family has noticed it but no one wants to say anythin...