Wednesday Mar 5
Mother-of-four, Sandi Kennedy, dies from ultra-rare human version of Mad Cow Disease
Sandi Kennedy, who lived in the town of Kennebunk, first became ill with a cough and vertigo in November.
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Mon Mar 03, 2014
Infection Control Today
Study Examines Blood Test to Screen for Fatal Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
A blood test has accurately screened for infection with the agent responsible for variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease , a fatal neurological disease.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Rare case of brain disease
An Auckland patient is the latest person to be diagnosed with the incurable brain disorder Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease , a condition that became notorious because of its association with Britain's "mad cow disease" outbreak of the mid-1990s.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
From ranch gate to your plate
At the meat counter in a Lethbridge strip-mall grocery store, customers ask for prime rib roasts, steaks and more, all of which can be cut to order.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Global blood products market: Latest market research analysed
This study provides an analysis of all the key market segments involved in this industry, including products, equipment and testing.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
The Village Voice
Rancho Feeding Recall: Why Sick Dairy Cows Might Be to Blame
Renowned rancher Bill Niman, pictured here on his ranch with wife Nicolette and son Miles, has several hundred dollars worth of pasture-raised product tied up in the massive Rancho Feeding Corp. recall.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Report Shows Certified Angus Producers Earn $50 Million In Premiums Annually
REPORT SHOWS CERTIFIED ANGUS PRODUCERS EARN $50 MILLION IN PREMIUMS ANNUALLY Feb. 13, 2014 Source: Certified Angus Beef news release Market premiums paid for cattle that earn the Certified Angus Beef brand trademark more than doubled recent annual totals to reach the neighborhood of $50 million.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
NC Hospital Says Patients Were Exposed To...
As many as 18 patients who underwent neurosurgery at a North Carolina Hospital are being notified of a potentially incurable disease they may have been exposed to during their treatment.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
The Globe and Mail
13 must-know items from the 2014 budget
The budget projections, including a cushion of reserve cash, show a deficit of $2.9-billion for the 2014-2015 year, and a $6.4-billion surplus the year after.
Brain surgery patients exposed to fatal disease at hospital in North Carolina, happens more often than you might think
Officials at a North Carolina hospital notified 18 patients today that they may have been exposed to the rare, degenerative brain disease Creutzfeldt-Jakob, which is always fatal and characterized by rapidly progressive dementia.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Hospital: 18 possibly exposed to incurable disease
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WXII 12 Winston-Salem
18 Forsyth Medical Center patients exposed to CJD
JAKOB DISEASE. SYMPTOMS LOOK SIMILAR TO DEMENTIA OR A STROKE. THEY HAD TO SEND OUT FOR TEST RESULTS AND DIDN'T GET THEM BACK UNTIL WEEKS LATER.
NC hospital apologizes for exposure to disease
TV reports that Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center President Jeff Lindsay issued the apology on Monday.