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Tuesday Aug 12 | The Chronicle Herald

Life in the meat market

Allister McCarron, centre, and his sons, Ryan, left, and Mike, of Carrondale Farms in St. Andrews, Antigonish County, warn that raising cattle is not an easy business to operate.

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Tuesday Aug 12 | Daily Times

Payment of CSF to Pakistan as per schedule: Olson

ISLAMABAD: United States Ambassador to Pakistan Richard G Olson on Tuesday informed Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar the reimbursement of Coalition Support Fund was on track and payments would be made according to the schedule.

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Tuesday Aug 12 | Infection Control Today

Scientists Develop Nasal Test for Human Prion Disease

Scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases describe a promising nasal brush test that can rapidly and accurately diagnose Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease , an incurable and ultimately fatal neurodegenerative disorder.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Health, Agriculture, Science

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Medical News Today

Infectious prion protein discovered in urine of patients with variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

The misfolded and infectious prion protein that is a marker for variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease - linked to the consumption of infected cattle meat - has been detected in the urine of patients with the disease by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Las Vegas Newstrip

NIH and Italian scientists develop nasal test for human prion disease

A nasal brush test can rapidly and accurately diagnose Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease , an incurable and ultimately fatal neurodegenerative disorder, according to a study by National Institutes of Health scientists and their Italian colleagues.

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Related Topix: National Institutes of Health, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, Health, Agriculture, Science

Southland Times

When kale doesn't help

It seems even kale cannot beat the common cold. I have been stuck at home for three weeks with my two little girls, and all the sniffling has made me question just how "super" super-foods need to be to supercharge your immune system.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Dining, Beef, Meat, Health

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Medical News

Infectious prion protein is marker for variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

The misfolded and infectious prion protein that is a marker for variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease - linked to the consumption of infected cattle meat - has been detected in the urine of patients with the disease by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School.

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Related Topix: University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Health, Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Genetics, Medicine

Sunday Herald

Breakthrough in bid to detect CJD in humans

THE human form of mad cow disease could be identified through a urine test, paving the way for screening for people with no symptoms, according to researchers.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

EurekAlert!

NIH and Italian scientists develop nasal test for human prion disease

The test developed by NIH and Italian scientists involves the insertion of a rigid fiber-optic rhinoscope into the patient's nasal cavity.

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Related Topix: National Institutes of Health, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, Health, Agriculture, Science

Live Science

New Pee Test Could Tell If People Have Human 'Mad Cow' Disease

This photo shows the brain tissue of someone with variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease , which is caused by abnormal proteins called prions.

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Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Health, Genetics, Medicine

Reuters

Russia imposes new import bans in sanctions stand-off

Russia has extended food import bans to Romania, stepping up its response to more biting Western sanctions for its support for separatist rebels in Ukraine, though Moscow's measures could be rebounding on its own economy.

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Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Health, Fruits, Vladimir Putin

Reuters

Russia bans beef, cattle imports from Romania: watchdog

Russia has suspended imports of beef and cattle from Romania, a regulator said on Wednesday, Moscow's latest trade ban following new Western sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis.

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Related Topix: Meat, Life, Beef, Food, Health

Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Argus

Sussex father launches book after son's death

A father whose son died from the human form of mad cow disease has published a book criticising the government handling of the crisis.

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Related Topix: Health, Meat, Life, Beef, Food

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