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Chronic Wasting Disease CWD Cases Confirmed In New Mexico 2013 and 2014 UPDATE 2015 by Terry S. Patient Expert From: Terry S. Singeltary Sr. Sent: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 9:43 PM To: Terry S. Singeltary Sr.... Read on »
North Dakota Documents Two More Cases of Chronic Wasting Disease CWD TSE Prion by Terry S. Patient Expert Two Deer Test Positive for CWD   Monday, March 23, 2015   Two mule deer taken during... Read on »
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Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is an illness of the nervous system that causes damage to the brain. (The disease is named after 2 German scientists). CJD is fatal, and there is no known... » Read on
The initial symptoms of CJD are psychological. A common initial symptom is depression. The condition progresses rapidly, and other symptoms soon appear. In sporadic CJD,... » Read on
CJD is caused by an infectious protein - a prion. Proteins are molecules made up of acids, that help the cells in our body to function. The exact role of proteins in our... » Read on
The only definitive diagnostic test for CJD is to look at brain tissue. Brain tissue can be examined during life - a brain biopsy - or... » Read on
Since the link between BSE and CJD was confirmed, strict controls have been in place to stop BSE entering into the human food chain. These controls include: ... » Read on

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