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My personal obsession with prion diseases with smidges of music I like and rescue dog advocacy from a disabled Oregonian.

3.20.2017

Want your McBSE with fries and prions?

Many more people could still die from mad cow disease in the UK
It’s finally happened. Until now, vCJD – the deadly disease caused by infection with BSE, or “mad cow disease” – has struck only people with a certain genetic makeup. Now, for the first time, researchers have confirmed a case in someone with different genes – a finding that could mean we have been misdiagnosing a new wave of cases  LINK

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