News tagged with bovine spongiform encephalopathy
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Scientists from the University of Leeds have found that the protein called prion helps our brains to absorb zinc, which is believed to be crucial to our ability to learn and the wellbeing of our memory.
Medical research Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A simple blood test for Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease and Mad Cow disease is a step closer, following a breakthrough by medical researchers at the University of Melbourne.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE, or "mad cow disease") is a fatal disease in cattle that causes portions of the brain to turn sponge-like. This transmissible disease is caused by the propagation of a misfolded form ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Taiwan plans to step up checks of US plants that process beef exported to the island, the government said Sunday, following the discovery of a new mad cow disease case in the United States.
Other Apr 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- The cow that was recently discovered with mad cow disease through routine testing in California had been euthanized after it became lame and started lying down at a dairy, federal officials revealed ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
US food safety authorities on Thursday called a new case of mad cow disease in California "atypical" and said they were confident in measures to prevent the disease from spreading via animal feed.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- If the mad cow found in California has you wondering about food safety, well, there are plenty of problems that pose serious risks to the food supply. But mad cow disease shouldn't be high on the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- The announcement that mad cow disease was spotted in a California cow drew a rapid response this week from the beleaguered American beef industry, which has been enduring one crisis after another ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 26, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
The United States scrambled on Wednesday to contain the fallout from the discovery of mad cow disease in California as the top beef exporter insisted the outbreak posed no threat to consumers.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- The discovery of mad cow disease in a dead dairy cow came soon after it arrived at a non-descript building in the heart of California's dairy country.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 25, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
The first new case of mad cow disease in the U.S. since 2006 has been discovered in a dairy cow in California, but health authorities said Tuesday the animal never was a threat to the nation's food supply.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 24, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Four years after US drug-maker Baxter International's blood thinner heparin was contaminated in China, causing dozens of deaths, US regulators on Friday issued draft guidelines for safe production.
Medications Feb 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The brain damage that characterizes Alzheimer's disease may originate in a form similar to that of infectious prion diseases such as bovine spongiform encephalopathy (mad cow) and Creutzfeldt-Jakob, according to newly published ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Oct 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A person's ability to battle viruses at the cellular level remarkably resembles the way deadly infectious agents called prions misfold and cluster native proteins to cause disease, UT Southwestern Medical ...
Medical research Aug 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |