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# cjd - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Alzheimer's 'could be potentially spread through surgery'
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Alzheimer's 'could be potentially spread through surgery'

Sep 10th 2015, 4:50 PM 16,563 Views 18 Comments

New research has looked at the impact the injection of human growth hormone has had on individuals.

# cjd - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Beaumont's CJD hotline receives 1,260 fewer calls today
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# CJD

Beaumont's CJD hotline receives 1,260 fewer calls today

Jul 20th 2013, 5:57 PM 5,043 Views 5 Comments

The hotline received just 40 calls today, but 1,300 yesterday.

# cjd - Friday 19 July, 2013

HSE: No 'on-going' CJD risk in Beaumont Hospital
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# HSE

HSE: No 'on-going' CJD risk in Beaumont Hospital

Jul 19th 2013, 5:20 PM 5,040 Views 2 Comments

It also said that a review has been undertaken to determine what, if any, risk may exist for other patients.

Explainer: What is Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease?
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# Explained

Explainer: What is Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease?

Jul 19th 2013, 11:16 AM 12,642 Views 23 Comments

CJD, a disease most people link to ‘mad cow disease’, is back on our radars today. We take a look at what it is…

Up to 20 people at risk from CJD contamination fears
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# CJD

Up to 20 people at risk from CJD contamination fears

Jul 19th 2013, 9:15 AM 7,958 Views 34 Comments

Those patients will be contacted by the HSE today.

Beaumont Hospital opens helpline after CJD fears
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# CJD

Beaumont Hospital opens helpline after CJD fears

Jul 19th 2013, 7:45 AM 17,267 Views 37 Comments

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, commonly known as CJD, is a very rare form of dementia that is not curable.

# cjd - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

Irish research may lead to Alzheimer's breakthrough
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# Health

Irish research may lead to Alzheimer's breakthrough

Jun 8th 2011, 2:45 PM 1,352 Views 2 Comments

Irish scientists believe they have made a breakthrough in developing drugs to help block the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.