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These disorders are caused by abnormally folded proteins called “prions.” Evidence suggests CWD is transmitted via saliva, urine, feces or even inf

Gillette News-Record Apr 11 2019 - 15:11

It’s not bacterial, viral or even fungal. It’s caused by something we all have inside our bodies — proteins called prions.

High Country News Apr 8 2019 - 19:11

CWD is caused by a rogue protein called a prion that infected animals shed through urine, saliva and feces.

inforum Apr 3 2019 - 14:51

Researchers at the Roslin Institute near Edinburgh have revealed that prions – the infectious proteins that cause bovine spongiform encephalopathy

Daily Express Apr 1 2019 - 08:09

Researchers worldwide are working to understand how certain kinds of proteins, called prions, cause degenerative brain diseases such as CAA.

news.osu.edu Mar 18 2019 - 15:45

CWD has been identified as a transmissible spongiform encephalopathy, and prions are central to TSE genesis.

Hazleton Standard Speaker Mar 17 2019 - 01:06

CWD has been identified as a transmissible spongiform encephalopathy, and prions are central to TSE genesis.

Republican Herald Mar 16 2019 - 21:09

Freezing or cooking infected meat will not affect the prions, which are resistant to heat and cold.

southcoasttoday Mar 16 2019 - 12:50

NEW YORK -- More than 30 years ago, scientists discovered that neurological illnesses such as mad cow and Creutzfeldt-Jakob diseases are caused by

EurekAlert! Mar 14 2019 - 01:50

Researchers have successfully detected prions in inoculated rodents using two methods, Science Daily reports.

Canadian Cattlemen Mar 12 2019 - 23:22

More than 30 years ago, scientists discovered that mad cow and Creutzfeldt-Jakob diseases are caused by prions.

Science Daily Mar 12 2019 - 14:38

CWD prions are primarily transmitted through saliva, feces or urine—though they also lodge themselves in tissue, or have been documented to entrenc

Grand Forks Herald Mar 6 2019 - 22:33

"We know this deer's symptomatic, it's likely been shedding prions for a while.

Brainerd Dispatch Mar 5 2019 - 09:29

CWD affects the brain with misfolded proteins known as prions.

buzz.ie Mar 3 2019 - 04:52

But what if it's not? What if prions aren't the culprit? What if the disease isn't what it's been portrayed to be at all?

Outdoor Life Feb 28 2019 - 14:01

Yet other scientists contacted in the wake of the announcement said Bastian’s work is nothing new and that the body of work on diseases like CWD st

Post Register Feb 27 2019 - 23:08

It is similar to mad cow disease, in that it is spread by prions, pathogenic proteins that aren’t alive, so they can’t be killed.When the disease i

WYFF Feb 25 2019 - 13:32

The rogue protein results from a change in shape of the normal prion protein.

UK Human Rights Blog Feb 25 2019 - 03:54

CWD is similar to mad cow disease (BSE) and always fatal in animals and humans.

OpEdNews Feb 23 2019 - 09:06

Listen Listening... But the condition’s actual name is chronic wasting disease.

KERA News Feb 22 2019 - 16:18

Having a warning label on your venison saying “No matter how long you cook or freeze this meat, the infected prions will not be destroyed” is not a

Star Tribune Feb 22 2019 - 15:10

CWD deteriorates the central nervous system of deer, elk, and moose because of malfunctioning proteins, called prions.

KNWA News Feb 22 2019 - 13:59

Officially known as chronic wasting disease, the illness is spread in deer, elk, and moose by prions, zombie-like pathogens that aren’t alive and c

Vox Feb 21 2019 - 06:52

CWD deteriorates the central nervous system of deer, elk and moose because of malfunctioning proteins, called prions.

FOX21 News Feb 20 2019 - 20:18

CWD deteriorates the central nervous system of deer, elk, and moose because of malfunctioning proteins, called prions.

NBC4 Columbus Feb 20 2019 - 19:59

which was more effective and resulted in far fewer allergic and autoimmune reactions as well as reduced the potential for exposure to viruses and p

Food Safety Magazine Feb 20 2019 - 07:07

Petrels, prions, shearwaters, and albatrosses call these islands home. Unfortunately, so do invasive house mice.

hakaimagazine.com Feb 20 2019 - 00:31

What separates lethal prions from Alzheimer's-related amyloid plaques? Scientific American takes a look.

MedPage Today Feb 19 2019 - 08:02

Over time, they cause holes in the brain, severe dysfunction and death.

Daily Nation Feb 15 2019 - 09:45

Prions are misfolded proteins that are somehow infectious (we’re still not really sure how or why) and for which we have no treatments or cures.

Popular Science Feb 14 2019 - 12:27

However, to date, there is no strong evidence for the occurrence of CWD in people, and it is not known if people can get infected with CWD prions.

KAKE.com Feb 14 2019 - 09:57

It is fascinating, if unsettling, news, that further blurs the line between amyloid and prions. Human prion diseases are rare.

Genetic Literacy Project Feb 14 2019 - 05:04

Update 12:55 p.m. EST Feb.

georgiatech.blog.ajc.com Feb 12 2019 - 11:25

Last December I wrote about research that revealed that infectious, lethal proteins called prions have the potential to be transmitted on optical m

Scientific American Feb 7 2019 - 15:19

It is also used in the production of packaging material for industrial applications.

openpr.com Feb 7 2019 - 13:49

CWD is caused by misshapen proteins called prions, which accumulate in the brain, spinal cord, and lymph nodes.

Newton County Feb 5 2019 - 09:33

As the disease progresses, CWD prions become more and more concentrated in the brain, spinal column and the rest of the central nervous system but

blog.nature.org Feb 4 2019 - 23:07

Affiliation 2 incorrectly read ‘Department of Neurology, The First Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun 130021 Jilin Province, China.’ Affiliati

Nature Feb 4 2019 - 02:39

MedicalResearch.com: What is the background for this study?

Medicalresearch.com Feb 2 2019 - 20:50

This machine runs the samples through a bath of red dye, which only sticks to the misfolded proteins, called prions, that cause chronic wasting dis

MPR News Feb 1 2019 - 13:42

The neurological disorder arises from misfolded proteins, called prions, that affect the brain.

Technology Jan 29 2019 - 07:28

CWD is caused by abnormal proteins called prions, which readily spread from infected to healthy animals through feces, saliva and other bodily flui

Grand Forks Herald Jan 27 2019 - 07:22

Prions can infect both humans and animals, causing Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) in humans, mad cow disease in cattle, and chronic wasting diseas

Medical Xpress Jan 22 2019 - 10:14

A definitive pre-mortem diagnosis of prion disease depends on brain biopsy for prion detection currently and no validated alternative preclinical d

Nature Jan 16 2019 - 04:07

The fibers of prion plaques radiate from a central point in the brain lesion of a victim, center left.

Scientific American Dec 5 2018 - 17:43

Scientists detected abnormal prion proteins in multiple parts of the eye in people who died from Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.

PubMed Dec 4 2018 - 08:06

The brain tissue of a person with variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. The dark red splotches are the prions.

Live Science Nov 29 2018 - 13:48

The spread of prions to the brain does not occur by direct transmission across the blood-brain barrier, according to a study published November 29

Medical Xpress Nov 29 2018 - 11:01

People with the rare and fatal brain disorder Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) show signs of the disease in their eyes, according to a new study.

Live Science Nov 23 2018 - 05:37

One of the strangest things that can sicken us—a rogue misfolded protein that destroys the brain, known as a prion—is even scarier than we knew.

Gizmodo Nov 21 2018 - 13:06