Woman Veggie Fridge
Welcome to Our Blog
Colloids for Life
The Hepatitis Virus
The Hepatitis Virus

New research has found a possible origin for the Hepatitis C virus (HCV, or Hep C): dogs. Many viruses are known to come from animals, such as the notorious SARS which afflicted Asia a few years ago, but now scientists have found a cousin virus to human’s hep c, Canine Hepacivirus (CHV).

The virus was found when scientists were studying respiratory illnesses in dogs; common among many who were tested, when ran through a database it came up as bearing a resemblance to the human virus Hep C, which infects the liver. They estimate that the two Hep C diseases split from each other between 500 and 1000 years ago.

Not all scientists agree the Hep C came from man’s best friend. It’s possible that both Hepatitis C and it’s canine cousin came from another animal. Scientists do agree that this new discovery may help them learn more about Hep C which could lead to new Hepatitis C treatments.

The origin of Hep C (which was already guessed at being animal) has been a mystery that scientists have been eager to solve as they study Hepatitis C. More research will test dogs in other countries, and may lead to other animals with Hep C like viruses.

There is a current call being made for more research into Hepatitis C infections. It’s estimated that the majority of those infected with Hep C have no idea. You can do your part by raising awareness about the disease: telling people you know, emailing this article (or other articles) to a friend and sharing on Facebook and Twitter are great ways to let people know about Hep C and other health issues!

What do you think of the current state of Hep C research and treatment options?

Facebook
Pinterest
LinkedIn
Twitter
Email

Mesosilver® Colloidal Silver

Colloidal silver MesoSilver is an all-natural, drug-free dietary supplement that acts as an unparalleled supplement to the immune system. Use it to fight off pathogens and keep your body healthy.

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Subscribe to our email newsletter today to receive updates on the latest news, tutorials and special offers!

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner