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Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease or CJD (sometimes incorrectly referred to as mad cow disease) is a degenerative neurological disorder (brain disease) that is incurable and invariably fatal. It is the most common among the types of transmissible spongiform encephalopathy found in humans.
Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, type 2 diabetes similar at the molecular level

Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, type 2 diabetes similar at the molecular level

Disease associated prion protein oligomers inhibit the 26S proteasome

Disease associated prion protein oligomers inhibit the 26S proteasome

Mad cow disease appears again in Canadian cattle

Mad cow disease appears again in Canadian cattle

Alphanate approved to treat Von Willebrand disease

Alphanate approved to treat Von Willebrand disease

UK scientists reverse symptoms of mad cow disease

UK scientists reverse symptoms of mad cow disease

Effects of prion disease could be reversed if caught early enough

Effects of prion disease could be reversed if caught early enough

Health officials accused over cover up in deaths from vCJD

Health officials accused over cover up in deaths from vCJD

CJD closes operating theatres in Canada

CJD closes operating theatres in Canada

Dr. Google the latest tool to help doctors diagnose unusual cases

Dr. Google the latest tool to help doctors diagnose unusual cases

British tourist in Hong Kong has mad cow disease

British tourist in Hong Kong has mad cow disease

Factors determining the potential for onward transmission of vCJD via surgical instruments

Factors determining the potential for onward transmission of vCJD via surgical instruments

New aspect of prion disease - agent causes heart damage

New aspect of prion disease - agent causes heart damage

New discovery boosts basic understanding of prion infections

New discovery boosts basic understanding of prion infections

New human genotype may be prone to vCJD

New human genotype may be prone to vCJD

vCJD may have infected far more people than previously thought

vCJD may have infected far more people than previously thought

Transplanted human tissue linked to seven cases of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in the UK

Transplanted human tissue linked to seven cases of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in the UK

Increase in variant Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease predicted

Increase in variant Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease predicted

Third U.S. case of mad cow disease

Third U.S. case of mad cow disease

Research suggests that a common mechanism may underlie a variety of protein folding diseases

Research suggests that a common mechanism may underlie a variety of protein folding diseases

Emerging infectious agents pose new risks for people with bleeding disorders

Emerging infectious agents pose new risks for people with bleeding disorders