Monthly Archives: May 2014

Chronic Wasting Disease

Chronic Waste Disease is a fatal neurological found in cervids (Deer and Elk). It is also known as transmissible spongiform encephalophathies (TSEs) or prion diseases. It shares certain features of other THEs, like bovine spongiform encephalopathy (Mad Cow Disease) or scrapie in sheep. CWD has been diagnosed in captive and wild free-ranging deer and elk. … Continue reading Chronic Wasting Disease

War Veterans Returning with Mental Illness

Soldiers returning home from war are supposed to be safe now, but many veterans find themselves with another problem. They could develop a mental illness, such as anxiety, substance abuse, and adjustment disorder. The most common in veterans that appear in 1 in 5 soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, have developed symptoms of depression … Continue reading War Veterans Returning with Mental Illness