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  1. photo Mad cow <b>disease</b> on the riseMad cow disease on the riseNews
    as variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD), is thought to be contracted by consuming beef products that contain parts of an affected animal's nervous system, such as the spinal cord and brain. As cattleRead more
  2. photo The Return of the Vegetarian Cannibal: Mad Cow <b>Disease</b> Discovered in CaliforniaThe Return of the Vegetarian Cannibal: Mad Cow Disease Discovered in CaliforniaArticle
    , and in humans it causes the deadly brain disease called Creutzfeldt-Jakob (CJD) where sponge-like holes are created in the brain. Humans can contract the disease from eating tainted beef. A 2004 investigationRead more
  3. photo Hospitals may have infected at least 15 patients with mad cow-like <b>disease</b> via infected surgical instrumentsHospitals may have infected at least 15 patients with mad cow-like disease via infected surgical instrumentsNews
    patients who recently underwent spinal surgery at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis may have been exposed to Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD), a brain infection similar to mad cow disease, accordingRead more
  4. photo 2 Dairies Under Quarantine After Mad Cow Discovery2 Dairies Under Quarantine After Mad Cow DiscoveryArticle
    , california mad cow , Creutzfeldt-Jakob , mad cow , mad cow disease , prions Related Posts Organic Farming on the Rise: More than 20,000 U.S. Organic Farms 08 Apr 2016 0 OrganicRead more
  5. photo MMR vaccine contains recombinant HUMAN albuminMMR vaccine contains recombinant HUMAN albuminNews
    as bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), is a transmittable disease that affects the nervous systems of cows. Theversion of this disease, known as variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD), is thoughtRead more
  6. photo What’s the Beef? Is the USDA Doing Enough to Control an Outbreak of Mad Cow <b>Disease</b>?What’s the Beef? Is the USDA Doing Enough to Control an Outbreak of Mad Cow Disease?Article
    spontaneously “for no apparent reason,” in both animals and humans. In humans, the condition is correctly classified as a form of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD), which is fatal. In sheep, the brain-wastingRead more

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Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease

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Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease (/ˈkrɔɪtsfɛlt ˈjɑːkoʊb/ KROITS-felt YAH-kohb) or CJD is a degenerative neurological disorder that is incurable and invariably fatal. CJD is at times called a human form of mad cow disease (bovine spongiform encephalopathy or BSE). However, given that BSE is believed to be the cause of variant Creutzfeldt–Jakob (vCJD) disease in humans, the two are often confused.CJD is...More