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Research & Reviews  53 results

Pre- and Post-tests Impact of a Football Tournament on the Mental Well-being of Kuru Community Youths in Jos-South: A Single Arm Mixed Methods Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05612126

Nov 10th, 2022 - Sporting activities such as football tournaments are instrumental in promoting community mental health. A community-based football tournament intervention will benefit the participating individuals' physical and mental health and promote community...

A new hope: Mitochondria, a critical factor in the war against prions.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mito.2022.05.004
Mitochondrion Zambrano K, Barba D et. al.

May 28th, 2022 - Prion diseases encompass a group of incurable neurodegenerative disorders that occur due to the misfolding and aggregation of infectious proteins. The most well-known prion diseases are Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD), bovine spongiform encephalop...

Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease and Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1169688-print

Feb 24th, 2022 - Background Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), also known as mad cow disease, and variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) are related disorders.[1] They belong to the family of diseases known as the transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (T...

Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease and Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1169688-overview

Feb 24th, 2022 - Background Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), also known as mad cow disease, and variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) are related disorders. [1] They belong to the family of diseases known as the transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (...

Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease and Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1169688-overview

Feb 24th, 2022 - Background Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), also known as mad cow disease, and variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) are related disorders. [1] They belong to the family of diseases known as the transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  2 results

Pre- and Post-tests Impact of a Football Tournament on the Mental Well-being of Kuru Community Youths in Jos-South: A Single Arm Mixed Methods Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05612126

Nov 10th, 2022 - Sporting activities such as football tournaments are instrumental in promoting community mental health. A community-based football tournament intervention will benefit the participating individuals' physical and mental health and promote community...

PRION-1: Quinacrine for Human Prion Disease
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00104663

Apr 7th, 2015 - The human prion diseases have been traditionally classified into Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD), Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker (GSS) disease and kuru. They can alternatively be classified into three causal categories: sporadic, acquired and inhe...

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News  8 results

MS may be a transmissible protein misfolding disorder, study suggests
https://www.mdedge.com/multiplesclerosishub/article/157658/multiple-sclerosis/ms-may-be-transmissible-protein-misfolding
Randy Dotinga

Feb 2nd, 2018 - SAN DIEGO – Multiple sclerosis appears to be a transmissible protein misfolding disorder like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, results of a new study suggest. MS may even be caused by prions, potentially putting it into the same category as C.

MS may be a transmissible protein misfolding disorder, study suggests
https://www.mdedge.com/neurology/article/157658/multiple-sclerosis/ms-may-be-transmissible-protein-misfolding-disorder
Randy Dotinga

Feb 2nd, 2018 - SAN DIEGO – Multiple sclerosis appears to be a transmissible protein misfolding disorder like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, results of a new study suggest. MS may even be caused by prions, potentially putting it into the same category as C.

Former brain-eating Papua tribe offers clues on deadly diseases
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-brains-tribe/former-brain-eating-papua-tribe-offers-clues-on-deadly-diseases-idUSKBN0OQ29620150610

Jun 10th, 2015 - LONDON (Reuters) - Research involving a former brain-eating tribe from Papua New Guinea is helping scientists better understand mad cow disease and other so-called prion conditions and may also offer insights into Parkinson’s and dementia. People ...

Prion-Filtering Technique Aimed at Protecting Blood Supply
https://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/generalinfectiousdisease/4756

Dec 22nd, 2006 - Action Points Explain to patients who ask that variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, or vCJD, is a rare but devastating neurologic disease caused by eating beef tainted with bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or "mad-cow" disease. This study describes...

Genetic Finding Raises Fears of Wider vCJD Spread
https://www.medpagetoday.com/genetics/generalgenetics/3341

May 19th, 2006 - Action Points Explain to interested patients that persons with a certain genotype may have a prolonged incubation period, and could foment the spread of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, the human version of the so-called mad cow disease, by bloo...

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