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Newly discovered gut virus lives in half the world's population

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by natasa778, Jul 25, 2014.

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    natasa778 Senior Member

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    http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/07/140724094214.htm

     
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    I wonder what else could be flying under the radar, right under under our noses ...
     
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    Alex, your phage hypothese.
     
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    Phages are not new. This is a new species, and one found in people's gut bacteria. It demonstrates that we might indeed be phage infected. Whether or not its pathogenic as a secondary consequence is unknown. Further, the primary interest is in using it to control bacterial infections. It has more potential utility than antibiotics.
     
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    My doctor told me I was infected by a gut virus.
    I told him it was just a phage I was going through.
     
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    Or was it going through you? ;)
     
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    :) :lol: :rofl:
     
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    I'm sure we have all sorts of common infections that don't affect people with healthy immune systems.
     

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