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The brain damage that characterizes Alzheimer's disease may originate in a form similar to that of infectious prion diseases such as bovine spongiform encephalopathy (mad cow) and Creutzfeldt-Jakob, according to newly published research by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
"Our findings open the possibility that some of the sporadic Alzheimer's cases may arise from an infectious process...,
"The underlying mechanism of Alzheimer's disease is very similar to the prion diseases. It involves a normal protein that becomes misshapen and is able to spread by transforming good proteins to bad ones. The bad proteins accumulate in the brain, forming plaque deposits that are believed to kill neuron cells in Alzheimer's."
Originally posted by haarvik
I think you know the answer to the question.
There are cures for a lot of diseases, yet none are used. Only treatments are used. There is no money in curing a disease. If Dr. Jonas Saulk could cure Polio without computers, then why can we not cure modern diseases with them? Big pharma controls the information. I would not be surprised if they are in bed with the military experimenting with diseases and prions in order to control populations and bring down governments without firing a shot.
Take diabetes for example. According to estimates, as many as 3 million Americans have type 1 diabetes. A testing unit to measure blood glucose averages $15. So, $15 x 3M = $45M. now add in the test strips at an average of $20 a box times 3 million = $60M. Now they got the $45M which is probably good for a year or two until the unit needs replaced. now the $60M is for about 60 strips. If the average person only uses one per day, then that translates into $30M per month in revenue. That's about $360M per year in revenue. And that is just one disease. How many people with type II diabetes has to measure blood glucose levels? What about the common cold? Billions there. Is anyone really naive enough to think there will be a cure for something as profitable as cancer or diabetes? Give me a break. This is why I NEVER donate to cancer research. There are cures, but those cures will never see the light of day. The money you donate is just so some lab can exist and employ people and so some CEO and board members can rack up some cash for doing nothing.edit on 10/4/2011 by haarvik because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by beezzer
reply to post by Maxmars
Alzheimers is predicated by a tertiary folding of the a-beta amyloid.
How would a prion affect this folding in the hypocampus?
Originally posted by ItsEvolutionBaby
How does one ingest 3 tblspoons of coconut oil?
Glad to see you kept the same avatar, GrandpaDave.