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Genetically Engineered Herpes Virus Used as Treatment to Fight Cancer Tumors–Trial by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 02 Aug 2010 8:42am This is the virus that nobody wants, that is unless you are looking at an experimental way to treat cancer tumors.  The virus is created in a lab and clinical trials in the UK are showing success, although this is a small group of 17 patients.  The small trial group is addressing specific cancer types of the head and neck and is slated to ... Read on »
Are brain tumors caused by a virus? by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted Tue 10 Feb 2009 12:31pm In my work I deal with cytomegalovirus in newborns and the effects that it has on their development. There is updated research that the same virus may possibly be the cause of some brain tumors, particularly glioblastomas as shown in the scan. Science has already shown that three cancers (cervical, liver and lymphoma) are caused by viruse ... Read on »
Inactivation of Enveloped Viruses and Tumor Cells for Infectious Disease and Cancer Vaccines by nih.gov Posted Tue 15 Jun 2010 5:00pm Description of Invention: The current technology describes the inactivation of viruses, parasites, and tumor cells by the hydrophobic photoactivatable compound 1,5-iodoanpthylazide (INA). This non-toxic compound will diffuse into the lipid bilayer of biological membranes and upon irradiation with light will bind to proteins a ... Read on »
TWiV 160: Moore tumor viruses by Vincent Racaniello Posted Sun 04 Dec 2011 12:00am Hosts: Vincent Racaniello , Rich Condit ,  Alan Dove ,  Dickson Despommier , and Patrick Moore The TWiV team speaks with Patrick Moore about his discovery, with Yuan Chang, of two human tumor viruses, Kaposi’s sarcoma herpesvirus and Merkel cell polyomavirus. Please help us by taking our listener survey . Click the arrow a ... Read on »
Modified Polio Virus May Help Fight Brain Tumors, Study Suggests by Medline Plus Posted Thu 23 May 2013 5:00pm Treatment is harmless to normal cells but attacks cancer cells; finding is preliminary, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Brain Cancer , Polio and Post-Polio Syndrome Read on »
Generation of Wild-Type Dengue Viruses for Use in Rhesus Monkey Infection Studies by nih.gov Posted Tue 30 Sep 2008 5:00pm Description of Invention: Dengue virus is a positive-sense RNA virus belonging to the Flavivirus genus of the family Flaviviridae. Dengue virus is widely distributed throughout the tropical and semitropical regions of the world and is transmitted to humans by mosquito vectors. Dengue virus is a leading cause of hospitalizati ... Read on »
New Virus 'Jumps' From Monkey to Scientist, Causing Serious Illness by HealthFinder Posted Fri 22 Oct 2010 10:00am healthnewslink Adenovirus strain is under study but experts say there's no immediate cause for alarm. By Jenifer Goodwin HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Holy Jumpin' Monkey Viruses! by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 01 Jul 2011 12:00am By Kent Heckenlively, Esq. There's a story a fellow science teacher told me that I've always remembered.  This science teacher headed the Education Center at Lawrence-Livermore Labs and was present when Edward Teller, father of the hydrogen bomb, came to visit the National Ignition Facility, designed to create nuclear fusion, ... Read on »
Antibody Treatment Protects Monkeys from Hendra Virus Disease by Medline Plus Posted Wed 19 Oct 2011 4:26pm A human antibody given to monkeys infected with the deadly Hendra virus completely protected them from disease, according to a study published by National Institutes of Health (NIH) scientists and their collaborators. Hendra and the closely related Nipah virus, both rare viruses th ... Read on »
TWiV 122: More fun than a monkey full of viruses by Vincent Racaniello Posted Sun 27 Feb 2011 12:00am On episode #122 of the podcast This Week in Virology, the complete TWiV crew teams up with Welkin Johnson to explore the other AIDS epidemic, infection of monkeys with simian immunodeficiency virus, and its restriction by the cellular protein TRIM5. Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. D ... Read on »