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Virology Blog - Summary of Silverman on XMRV and CFS/Prostate Cancer

Discussion in 'Media, Interviews, Blogs, Talks, Events about XMRV' started by CBS, Jun 4, 2010.

  1. CBS

    CBS Senior Member

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    I had to lookup the term "paywall"!

    For those not "in the know" like me, a pay wall (or paywall) blocks access to a webpage with a window requiring payment. Web sites that use them include some owned by periodical publications (from Wikipedia).

    From what I read, this did not sound good. Did you interpret it the same way I did? ~ JT
  3. Cort

    Cort Phoenix Rising Founder

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    Does anyone have the actual paper?
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    JT1024 Senior Member

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    Cort,

    I don't think this is a "paper'... just comments on a blog that is behind a "paywall". CBS will need to clarify for us.
  5. gracenote

    gracenote All shall be well . . .

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    JT, Vincent Racaniello calls it a review article:

    Then he cites the article by name at the end. It is listed in my college library database, but I can only get a copy if I special order it.

    Robert H. Silverman, Carvell Nguyen, Christopher J. Weight & Eric A. Klein. The human retrovirus XMRV in prostate cancer and chronic fatigue syndrome. Nature Reviews Urology doi: 10.1038/nrurol.2010.77.
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    thegodofpleasure Player in a Greek Tragedy

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    Nothing new

    I don't think that it tells us anything more than we already knew .......... a useful summary though.

    TGOP
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    I am going in to work today and I have access to most of these journals. I'll check into the article referenced and post if possible. ~ JT
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    Love to read this one!
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    JT1024 Senior Member

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    While at work, I found that the article was epublished prior to the print publication. The only thing I could access was the abstract. I thought I had posted it but maybe I posted it on another thread?? :confused:

    I will check back to see when it is available online... it appears I will have access eventually. :(

    Never as soon as I would like! ~ JT

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