October 5, 2011
Is Alzheimer's Transmissible Like Mad Cow Disease?
Science Daily, Science Daily
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 research by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
TAGGED: mad cow disease, prion disease, Alzheimer's