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The disease spreads through body fluids such as saliva and the infected prions are typically transferred among the populations through grass and fe

HighRiverOnline Dec 11 2018 - 07:04

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.

Pakistan Observer Dec 10 2018 - 15:49

Researcher and ecologist Stephanie Borrelle found 50 rare prions washed up in a storm at Muriwai Beach in 2016.

TVNZ 1 Dec 6 2018 - 17:28

Strickland said the disease causes holes in the brain from the long-term accumulation of fatal prions allowing nervous systems not to work properly

djournal.com Dec 6 2018 - 05:18

A major compound in soil organic matter degrades chronic wasting disease prions and decreases infectivity in mice, according to a study published N

News Medical Dec 3 2018 - 05:43

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

News Medical Dec 3 2018 - 05:43

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 - 11:35

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

Live Science Nov 29 2018 - 08:45

Plasma fractionation is also used in production of packaging material for industrial applications.

openpr.com Nov 28 2018 - 06:08

Writing in the journal mBio, co-corresponding author Christina J.

Technology Nov 23 2018 - 06:34

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) scientists and their colleagues have found evidence of the infectious agent of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob d

Pharmabiz Nov 22 2018 - 23:30

A recent study has found that prion proteins that cause a deadly brain disease may enter the body via the eyes.

News Medical Nov 22 2018 - 21:30

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

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 21 2018 - 04:20

Washington, DC - November 20, 2018 - The eyes aren't only a window to the soul; they also offer a new view on rapidly-progressing neurodegener

EurekAlert! Nov 20 2018 - 10:18

Writing in the November 20 issue of the journal mBio, co-corresponding author Christina J.

Medical Xpress Nov 20 2018 - 10:03

National Institutes of Health scientists and their colleagues have found evidence of the infectious agent of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJ

PubMed Nov 20 2018 - 07:07

“It is infectious, meaning it can spread from deer to deer, which is why we’re worried about it,” said Batten.

Perryville News Oct 26 2018 - 09:09

Prions cause damage in animals' central nervous system because they can change 'normal' proteins in cells into other prions.

Rapid City Journal Oct 24 2018 - 11:33

And CWD is highly contagious and always fatal in an ugly and terrible way.

GearJunkie Oct 22 2018 - 14:35

Affecting both people and animals, prion diseases are degenerative brain disorders that can debilitate or kill their victims.

EurekAlert! Oct 21 2018 - 14:29

Prions are infectious proteins with abnormal shapes and once they enter the brain they cause extensive brain damage.

Science Media Centre Oct 18 2018 - 14:07

The extremely rare brain disease – known as Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease – is caused by misfolding brain proteins called prions.

OutdoorHub Oct 18 2018 - 10:27

CJD is one of several diseases that are caused by a kind of protein known as a prion.

Gizmodo Oct 16 2018 - 16:32

An MRI of the man's head revealed a striking finding: The brain scan looked similar to those seen in people with variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob dis

Live Science Oct 15 2018 - 08:53

A key feature of CWD is the long incubation period, and typically the time from infection to death is around 2-3 years.

ScienceNordic Oct 13 2018 - 21:25

"I think the kill-offs are too dramatic a step," he said.

KSDK Oct 13 2018 - 10:57

Perhaps more significantly, once a deer dies, those prions can persist in the ground long after the deer decomposes and can continue to infect othe

KSDK Oct 12 2018 - 12:42

Once a deer dies, its tissues become vectors and only burying them in a landfill or incinerating them destroys the prions.

Star-News Oct 11 2018 - 06:04

One big problem: The prions that carry the disease can remain infectious for decades.

WGME Oct 11 2018 - 03:47

The goal is to isolate the disease.

Fredericksburg.com Oct 10 2018 - 18:15

The disease is caused by misfolded proteins called prions. These prions can be shed in saliva, urine, feces and decomposing carcasses.

The Houma Courier Oct 10 2018 - 14:29

The likelihood of nose-to-nose transmission of CWD prions between the captive and wild deer can not be denied.

The Journal Times Oct 9 2018 - 22:15

Sporadic CJD may develop because some normal prions spontaneously change into the infectious form of the protein and then alter the prions in other

Upi.com Oct 9 2018 - 12:13

Sporadic CJD happens when healthy proteins in the human body - prions - become spontaneously misshapen and build up in the brain.

BBC Oct 9 2018 - 05:00

The other three cases were in Shenandoah County.

The Winchester Star Oct 7 2018 - 17:56

Besides, the elections are a month away. Let sleeping prions rest, right?

Wisconsin State Journal Oct 6 2018 - 04:41

It is believed to be caused by prions, which are abnormal proteins that self-replicate within an infected animal.

Echo Press Oct 5 2018 - 15:22

But what the state’s trying to do is encourage proper disposal so the disease doesn’t spread.” Tonkovich said the prions can be found in deer urine

The Marietta Times Oct 3 2018 - 21:48

The quartering station, complete with a hoist, saws and knives, includes instructions on how to break down a registered harvest to avoid spreading

Star Tribune Oct 2 2018 - 16:54

The regulation allows for proper proposal of spinal and brain tissue potentially containing prions that cause the disease.

Star Tribune Oct 1 2018 - 13:00

The disease can be spread when deer come in contact with other deer.

U.S. News & World Report Sep 30 2018 - 22:15

The soil at Wilderness North is likely so contaminated with CWD prions the site would likely need extensive remediation to prevent future outbreaks

jsonline.com Sep 29 2018 - 16:22

Plasma fractionation is also used in production of packaging material for industrial applications.

Digital Journal Sep 28 2018 - 19:15

“You want to prevent animal-to-animal contact” involving a sick deer, “but you also want to present prions (the infectious protein molecules) from

Ottawa Citizen Sep 28 2018 - 11:30

It becomes important for them to keep the environment free from bacteria, viruses, prions, fungi, and other forms of spores which emerge on various

Digital Journal Sep 27 2018 - 20:01

A ramification of infectious retailers can be found in blood, collectively with viruses, microorganism, protozoans, Chagas ailment, Lyme sickness,

emailwire.com Sep 27 2018 - 14:40

That could lead to deer picking up the infection from the environment if enough prions accumulate — at a deer farm’s watering station, for example.

WAOW Sep 27 2018 - 04:54

She also said that it’s possible that prions, the infectious agents, could stay in humans who eat CWD-infected meat and adapt over time to become m

Times-News Sep 27 2018 (All day)

The prion can remain infectious outside an animal for up to 15 years, Laroche said.

NBC 10 Philadelphia Sep 26 2018 - 14:13