This answer introduces prions, their multiple forms and their role in infectious and non-infectious diseases of humans, cows, sheep and deer.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 16, 2018, 5:56 pm ad1c9bdddf
Prions are infectious proteins that have been found to cause disease in humans and other mammals. These diseases are collectively know as Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathys (TSEs) and include; Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE, or mad cows disease), variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD-the human version of BSE), Kuru (similar to vCJD, except this affected ...
This answer introduces prions, their multiple forms and their role in infectious and non-infectious diseases of humans, cows, sheep and deer.
There is considerable amount of evidence to support the hypothesis that pro-inflammatory cytokines may adversely affect learning and memory processes, such as acquisition and consolidation.
Many inflammatory diseases and infections, such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, HIV-related dementia, prion diseases, and depression, may be associated with disruptions in cognitive function.View Full Posting Details