Latest Xenotropic MuLV-related virus Stories

2011-09-20 13:06:44

Genetic differences in prostate cells seem to be a root cause of the prostate cancer disparities between African-American men and white men.

2011-05-31 16:57:20

Delineation of the origin of the retrovirus known as XMRV from the genomes of laboratory mice indicates that the virus is unlikely to be responsible for either prostate cancer or chronic fatigue syndrome in humans, as has been widely published.

2010-06-07 16:42:19

Researchers link panel of genes to early onset prostate cancer.

2010-04-05 10:39:54

The recently discovered retrovirus, xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus (XMRV), has been identified in some prostate cancer patients.

2009-10-16 08:12:28

The xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus (XMRV) which has previously been linked to prostate cancer has been found to have a dramatically lower prevalence among German prostate cancer patients, if any.

2009-10-09 06:50:00

A new breakthrough study finds that a virus linked to prostate cancer may also be linked to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), a disorder characterized by unexplained and debilitating exhaustion that is not alleviated by sleep.

2009-09-07 14:18:57

In a finding with potentially major implications for identifying a viral cause of prostate cancer, researchers at the University of Utah and Columbia University medical schools have reported that a type of virus known to cause leukemia and sarcomas in animals has been found for the first time in malignant human prostate cancer cells.

2009-01-31 14:55:12

A gene mutation could increase the potential of aggressive tumor development in men suffering from prostate cancer, U.S. researchers say. Dr.

2006-02-24 13:30:00

A newly identified virus, tentatively called XMRV, seems to be associated with the development of prostate cancer in genetically susceptible men, researchers report.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.