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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.
Recently amended draft Human Tissue Bill remains confused and will endanger the continuation of vital medical research

Recently amended draft Human Tissue Bill remains confused and will endanger the continuation of vital medical research

HHS strengthen safeguards against mad cow disease

HHS strengthen safeguards against mad cow disease

300,000 mad French cows since the 1980's

300,000 mad French cows since the 1980's

Study indicates the number of people in the UK who could be incubating vCJD

Study indicates the number of people in the UK who could be incubating vCJD

FDA finalizes new rule on donor eligibility for human tissues and cells

FDA finalizes new rule on donor eligibility for human tissues and cells

No evidence of CJD associated with the Garden State Racetrack

No evidence of CJD associated with the Garden State Racetrack

Experts conclude plans to control zoonoses, diseases transmitted from animals to humans

Experts conclude plans to control zoonoses, diseases transmitted from animals to humans

Zoonoses, diseases transmitted from animals to humans

Zoonoses, diseases transmitted from animals to humans

Alzheimer Society of Canada new Alzheimer fact sheet

Alzheimer Society of Canada new Alzheimer fact sheet

Results of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease research in people who received human growth hormone from cadavers

Results of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease research in people who received human growth hormone from cadavers

Professor Michael Banner to head ESRC Genomics Research Forum

Professor Michael Banner to head ESRC Genomics Research Forum

New device filters blood supplies on-site reducing the possible transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

New device filters blood supplies on-site reducing the possible transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Design of artificial prion may aid fight against mad cow disease

Design of artificial prion may aid fight against mad cow disease