posted on Jan, 31 2013 @ 12:07 AM
If I virus was hitting females more than males, I have to wonder if hormones or estrogen could play a role . Estrogen does play a role, in cancer. It
promotes the division of cells of bone, breast tissue, and many other things.
What if there were some virus that could be taken into the estrogen uptake receptors, causing a faster division?
Not saying there is, but in theory, it could . We know woman who produce more estrogen, have higher incidence of certain types of cancer...
Also, it has been shown that estrogen, does the opposite in Hep B, where for some reason it acts as a blockade to replication of this particular
So in some cases , it promotes division, in others it blocks it. I think there should be more research into this area.
Tin foil hat : If someone wanted to engineer something that would affect woman over men, they could make an estrogen binding virus that is small
enough to enter the receptor. They already have a new estrogen blocking medications on the market, that actually works by BINDING to the receptor,
and the delivered agent then blocks it from being released.