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GM Herpes Virus used to Treat Cancer

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by pictureofhealth, Aug 2, 2010.

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    pictureofhealth XMRV - L'Agent du Jour

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    Here's a link to an interesting new piece of cancer research from the UK.

    A genetically modified herpes virus was used to treat cancer in a study carried out at a London hospital and seems to have been pretty successful according to this account:

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-10817277

    Perhaps Herpes viruses aren't all bad news after all, if you can get the little guys to work for you instead of against you!

    Perhaps eventually coinfections in XMRV/ME/CFS, where they exist, can also be encouraged to work for us in the future - by knocking each other out! :victory:
     

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