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Frightening: Alzheimer's can be transmitted

Alzheimer’s disease is now considered a “prion disease” by some scientists.

Prions, short for proteinaceous infectious particles, are misfolded proteins that carry the ability to trigger further proteins to misfold, leading to debilitating brain disorders, including: 1,149 more words

Health Care

Suspected case of BSE in Co Louth

The Department of Agriculture is investigating a suspected case of BSE in Co Louth.

Tests were carried out on an animal to see if it has ailment, also known as mad cow disease, with results expected next week. 389 more words

Local News

Zombie Apocalypse: Two Theories

Everyone has theories about zombies. Everyone can speculate what would happen should a zombie birth take place. And, yes. I have my theories, too. But what everyone might not know is that a theory is just a theory. 554 more words

Monday Mayhem