Tag Archives: Virus

Common Cold Virus Completely Eliminates Tumor In Patient With Bladder Cancer

A strain of the common cold virus has been used to treat people with bladder cancer in the U.K., with impressive early results. Photo credit: Getty royalty-free Getty A strain of the common cold virus has been used to treat patients with a type of bladder cancer, completely removing any trace of disease in one patient. The… Read More »

Medical News Today: Modified herpes virus effective against late-stage melanoma

A new treatment with a genetically modified herpes virus is effective against stage 3B and stage 4 melanoma, a recent human study confirms. A genetically modified herpes virus is demonstrably effective against stage 3 melanoma, researchers show. In 2015, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of talimogene laherparepvec (TVEC) for… Read More »

Kids killed by virus in NJ center 'were in critical stage DAYS before they got to ER'

Why weren’t they treated sooner? Kids killed by virus in New Jersey pediatric center ‘were in critical stage DAYS before they got to the ER – but bosses delayed sending them to keep Medicaid funds flowing’, report claims 10 kids have died and 23 have been sickened by the adenovirus in Wanaque Center for Nursing… Read More »