Symptoms of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, the human-affecting form of mad cow disease, include loss of muscle control, intensifying memory problems and muscle spasms, according to eMedicineHealth. Individuals should... More »

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Bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or "mad cow disease," is an infection that attacks a cow's nervous system and deteriorates the brain, KidsHealth states. The disease triggers changes in behavior and causes cows to lose ... More »

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There are three main types of blood infections: viral, bacterial and fungal, according to WebMD. Some types of blood infections are meningitis, osteomyelitis, pneumonia, kidney infections, HIV/AIDS and sepsis. Two rarer ... More »

Symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome include extreme fatigue, loss of memory or inability to concentrate, sleep problems, enlarged lymph nodes in the neck or armpits and unexplained muscle pain, according Mayo Clinic. Ot... More »

Symptoms of Alzheimer's disease include memory problems in its early stage and greater memory loss and behavior changes in its mild stage, states the National Institute on Aging. Confusion and impulsive behavior characte... More »

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Symptoms that lead up to a stroke include sudden confusion, loss of balance, problems with vision and a severe headache, according to Everyday Health. Other warning signs are unexplained dizziness, sudden falls, sudden v... More »

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Symptoms of sickle cell disease include jaundice, painful inflammation of the hands and feet, leg ulcers and joint problems, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Individuals with sickle cell diseas... More »

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