Trends in scientific activity addressing transmissible spongiform encephalopathies: a bibliometric study covering the period 1973-2002
- French target research money at allaying BSE fears. Butler, Declan // Nature;11/23/2000, Vol. 408 Issue 6811, p392
Focuses on plans of the French government to increase funding for research on prions which are suspected of causing bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in cattle. Intention to develop therapeutic methods for controlling variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, the human form of BSE; Concern in...
- Yes, minister, but... // Nature;8/5/1999, Vol. 400 Issue 6744, p487
Reports that Britain's bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) inquiry is providing a valuable lesson in the relationship between science and public policy, as of August 5, 1999. Efforts of the Spongiform Encephalopathy Advisory Committee; Reasons for the committee; People involved, including...
- Mad cows shake up British agriculture Leech, Claire // Alternatives Journal;Oct/Nov1996, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p4
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- ANTIBIOTICS MAY BE USEFUL AGAINST "MAD COW" DISEASE. Kaye, Donald // Clinical Infectious Diseases;9/15/2002, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p1
Reports on the potential of the tetracycline antibiotics against 'mad cow' disease. Results of clinical trials made on hamsters.
- Feed now fuels French industry. Ford, Peter // Christian Science Monitor;11/22/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 254, p6
Discusses the burning of suspect animal products in France, in light of the outbreak of bovine spongiform encephalopathy.
- The emergence of bovine spongiform encephalopathy and related diseases. Pattison, Sir John // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Jul-Sep98, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p390
Presents information pertaining to the occurrence of cases relating to bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) among an approximated 1 million animals who were infected by the contaminated feed in the United Kingdom since 1986. What a ruminant feed ban in 1988 resulted in; Appearance of the...
- Mad-cow epidemic ends not with a ban but a mounful moo. Elvin, John // Insight on the News;04/20/98, Vol. 14 Issue 14, p34
Presents information on the mad-cow disease in the United States. Reference to John Pattison, head of the British Advisory committee; Amount of persons that may have succumbed to the mad-cow disease; Contact information.
- Bovine spongiform encephalopathy. Hope, James // Journal of Biological Education;Winter90, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p225
Studies the pathogenesis of the bovine spongiform encephalopathy. Common features of transmissible degenerative encephalopathies; Detection of protein-resistant protein; Implication of a meat and bone meal protein supplement of the diet of high-yield dairy cows to the occurrence of infection.
- The BSE timebomb. H.D. // Food Manufacture;Apr96, Vol. 71 Issue 4, p3
Opinion. Focuses on the possible effects of the Bovine spongiform encephalophaty contamination of beef products in Great Britain. Involvement of the whole food chain; Absence of plan of action of the food industry.