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Second case of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease infection that was probably caused by blood transfusion

Second case of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease infection that was probably caused by blood transfusion

Scientists have produced a prion protein that can trigger the development of a neurological disorder similar to "mad cow" disease

Scientists have produced a prion protein that can trigger the development of a neurological disorder similar to "mad cow" disease

New precautionary measures against the possible risk of transmission of variant Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease

New precautionary measures against the possible risk of transmission of variant Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease

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

Americans not that bothered by Mad Cow disease

Americans not that bothered by Mad Cow disease

Topiramate may protect newborns from brain injury and long-term neurologic problems caused by excitotoxicity

Topiramate may protect newborns from brain injury and long-term neurologic problems caused by excitotoxicity

Possible new type of zoonose in England

Possible new type of zoonose in England

Anemia is a major determinant of fatigue in patients with cirrhosis

Anemia is a major determinant of fatigue in patients with cirrhosis

Signs of liver disease also improve in conjunction with alterations to gut flora

Signs of liver disease also improve in conjunction with alterations to gut flora

No evidence of CJD associated with the Garden State Racetrack

No evidence of CJD associated with the Garden State Racetrack

Mad cow sent to slaughterhouse

Mad cow sent to slaughterhouse

Heart pumps better than medical therapy in keeping heart failure patients alive

Heart pumps better than medical therapy in keeping heart failure patients alive

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

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

Jefferson scientists learn how HIV causes dementia

Jefferson scientists learn how HIV causes dementia

Consumer trust in food is high in the United Kingdom, Denmark, and Norway, but low in Italy and Portugal

Consumer trust in food is high in the United Kingdom, Denmark, and Norway, but low in Italy and Portugal

Haemophilia Society President presents Hepatitis C (HCV) Facts to UK Government

Haemophilia Society President presents Hepatitis C (HCV) Facts to UK Government

Design of artificial prion may aid fight against mad cow disease

Design of artificial prion may aid fight against mad cow disease