Prion infection travels from the gut to the brain

Researchers recently showed how prions tricks the immune system to spread from the gut to the brain where they cause deadly conditions such as mad cow disease in cattle and Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease in humans.

Researchers-study-how-infection-travels-from-gut-to-brain

Click here to read the article and find out more:

http://www.upi.com/Health_News/2015/08/04/Researchers-study-how-infection-travels-from-gut-to-brain/1411438707228/

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