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Creutzfeldt-Jacobs Disease

A fairly rare diseasce, in which a virus affects the brain, characterized by progressive dementia and gradual loss of muscle control, that occurs most often in middle age. The diseace is always fatal.

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PsychNet-UK Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.  
Official Mad Cow Disease Homepage 5,932+ articles on mad cow and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, prions, bovine spongiform encephalopathy, scrapie, BSE, CJD, CWD, TME, and TSE. 5/5
Creutzfeldt-Jacobs Disease - Fact Sheet - NINDS - Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a rare, degenerative, invariably fatal brain disorder. It affects about one person in every one million people per year worldwide; in the United States there are about 200 cases per year. 3/5
  Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Foundation - This site contains information compiled with the needs of CJD patients and their families in mind. The CJD Foundation consists of members who want to support you through this experience. 3/5
  Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) Symptoms - From the BUPA Website. - CJD is a type of disease called transmissible spongiform encephalopathy or a prion disease. It's caused by faulty proteins in your brain. The proteins, called prions, are the same as harmless proteins that occur naturally on the surface of your brain cells, but they are abnormally folded 3/5
The National Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Surveillance Unit UK - The incidence of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is monitored in the UK by the National CJD Research & Surveillance Unit (NCJDRSU) based at the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh, Scotland. The Unit brings together a team of clinical neurologists, neuropathologists and scientists specialising in the investigation of this disease. - 4/5
  The National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center (NPDPSC) - Was established in 1997 at the Division of Neuropathology of Case Western Reserve University. To monitor CJD occurances. 3/5
  What is Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD)? - The Alzheimers Society.Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is the best known of a group of diseases called prion disease, which affect a form of protein found in the central nervous system and cause dementia. 3/5
  WHO - Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) - Is a rare and fatal human neurodegenerative condition. 3/5
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