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Brain-eating tribe evolved resistance to fatal diseases, like mad cow

Cannibal tribe develops immunity to Creutzfeldt-Jakob

Members of a New Guinea tribe once plagued by a prion disease contracted by eating the brains of loved ones eventually developed immunity to the condition, according to a UK study that may have implications for other neurodegenerative diseases. ..., 1 week ago

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Treatment of Prion Disease with Heterologous Prion Proteins

Abstract Prion diseases such as Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in humans, bovine spongiform encephalopathy in cattle, and scrapie in sheep are fatal neurodegenerative diseases for which there is no effective treatment. The pathology of these diseases ...
 Plosone.org2 days ago Cannibalism May Have Led To Recent Human Evolution That Protects Against Creutzfeldt-Jakob And Other Prion Diseases  Hngn.com3 weeks ago Double Dose of Prion Variant Blocks Disease  Alzheimer Research Forum3 weeks ago Bank Vole Prion Protein As an Apparently Universal Substrate for RT-QuIC-Based Detection and Discrimination of Prion Strains  Plosone.org2 weeks ago

Prion variant offers dramatic protection against prion disease

medwireNews: A naturally occurring variant of the human prion protein (PrP) is not only resistant to conversion into an abnormal form but also prevents the conversion of wild-type proteins, shows a study in Nature. The variant, in which a glycine ...
 MedWire News3 weeks ago
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Natural genetic variation gives complete resistance in prion diseases

Reers at the Medical Re Council's Prion Unit at UCL have identified a naturally occurring variant of the human prion protein that produces resistance to prion diseases such as Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD). The findings, published in Nature, could ...
 Noodls1 week ago 11.06 - Natural genetic variation gives complete resistance in prion diseases - UCL  MyScience3 weeks ago Genetic variant gives prion disease resistance  Individual.com3 weeks ago Naturally occurring genetic variation that prevents prion disease is identified  British Medical Journal3 weeks ago

EU food agency to explore 'mad goat' risk

News 02 February 2005 FRANCE - Current science finds no link between goat meat and meat product consumption and variant Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease (vCJD). But a group of experts calls for new research, to fully understand the risk this meat may ...
 The Cattle Site1 month ago

What is BSE?

The confirmed case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy also known as mad cow disease on a County Louth farm is the first one in Ireland since 2013. The incident is an isolated case, according to the government, and should have no effect on the ...
 Agri View3 days ago BSE: Everything YOU need to know  Irish Independent3 weeks ago

Enforcement Report for June 24, 2015

Biologics Red Blood Cells Leukocytes Reduced Irradiated W0352140462178, W0352140470354, W0352140276021, W035214047022E Class III Blood products, which may have reached ...
 U.S. Food and Drug Administration1 week ago
The Cattle Site

Could Potential New BSE Case in Ireland Hit Trade Agreements?

News 25 June 2015 IRELAND - A new potential case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy in Ireland has come just days after the World Animal Health Organisation (OIE) reduced the country's BSE status from controlled to negligible risk. The disease ...
 The Cattle Site1 week ago Graph: Declining incidences of BSE in Ireland  Irish Farmers Journal Interactive3 weeks ago

'Mad cow' disease detected in Ireland

The suspect cow was identified early in June 2015, following its sudden death. Authorities were initially alarmed that other cows could also be affected at the farm; however, all other tests have recorded negative results. The cow was around five ...
 Digital Journal1 week ago We're Eating WHAT? Mad Cow Reported in Ireland as US ban is Lifted  OpEdNews.com3 weeks ago
Irish Times

Positive BSE result on Louth dairy cow confirmed

Department says recent suspect case of BSE was an isolated case Topics: News Eoin Burke Kennedy Department Of Agriculture European Commission Louth World Organisation For Animal Health Ireland United States More Topics Thu, Jun 25, 2015, 17:56 First ...
 Irish Times1 week ago Test results on Louth dairy cow prove positive for BSE  Irish Times1 week ago
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