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Author Topic: Frederick Twort And Phage Therapy  (Read 1351 times)
Rogue Ætherlord
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« on: March 12, 2018, 12:47:41 am »

Presently considered as a possible replacement for the less and less efficient antibiotics:

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The word pagan came from paganus , who mean peasant . Its was a way to significate than christianism was the religion of the elite and paganism the one of the savage worker class.

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Sir Henry
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« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2018, 10:50:39 am »

There was a very interesting documentary (probably an Equinox) about 30 years ago about phage therapy and its possible importance in the coming era of antibiotic uselessness. It very much appeared that because the phages need to be cultured from the patient rather than mass-produced in laboratories they couldn't be patented and so pharmaceutical companies couldn't see a way to profit from them. So that's why we haven't heard of them.  Cry

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« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2018, 05:30:44 am »

With all the resistance to modern medicine, it is an interesting concept
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