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Alzheimer’s and Concussion-Related CTE May Spread in the Brain Via Common Mechanism

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(SOURCE: UC SAN FRANCISCO) – By Pete Farley on December 02, 2016 – Research is First to Suggest That Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy is a Prion Disease. A shared biological mechanism may drive the progression of both Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a neurodegenerative condition associated with repeated concussions and brain trauma, according to […]

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Possible Urin Test for Sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

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(Medical Express) According to a recent article published in Medical Express, researchers from the the MRC Prion Unit at UCL have found that it may be possible to identify whether or not a person has sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (sCJD) by testing their urine for the presence of abnormal prion proteins.

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Briotech’s Proprietary HOCl Formulation Destroys Deadly Prions

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Briotech Inc. recently announced that a study published in the current issue of PLOS Pathogens proves that Briotech’s unique formulation of pure hypochlorous acid (HOCl) inactivates infectious proteins, known as prions that cause chronic brain diseases in humans and animals such as Mad Cow, Chronic Wasting, and Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease.