presenting as progressive supranuclear palsy.
This, in theory, also includes the agent responsible for the Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease
Also, even though variant Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease
(CJD) can be distinguished from sporadic CJD (all other), it's difficult to do so.
And that raised the possibility that American consumers are at risk of suffering its human counterpart--the devastating and invariably fatal variant Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease
People who ate beef from cattle affected by mad cow disease, in turn, were at risk of developing a variant of Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease
, and 150 people have died of it.
So eating beef products containing bovine spongiform encephalopathy is believed to trigger Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease
(CJD) is an untreatable and invariably fatal disease in humans which is similar to BSE in cattle and scrapie in sheep.
A variant of Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease
in humans, which has killed more than 100 people in Europe, is believed to be caused by eating BSE-infected meat products.
Tests also suggested none of the processing methods used in Britain would kill prions, the proteins believed to cause BSE and the human form, Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease
This move results from growing fears in European countries of spreading new variant Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease
, the human form of mad cow disease, through the use of contaminated blood or blood products, according to a News Edge report.
After many weeks of testing, doctors from the University of Pennsylvania diagnosed my aunt with Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease
But there is no proof at all that those 47 cases of new variant Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease
were even connected to eating beef.