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Scorpion Venom Could Lead To New Cancer Treatment
This encapsulated toxin, named NanoVenin, increases the drugs effectiveness at killing breast cancer cells by ten times. This is an interesting development for two reasons. Firstly, the venom toxin in its natural form could not be used due to the lack ... [...]
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Wasp Venom Could Soon Be Used To Treat Breast Cancer
... of side effects - and tumors could even become resistant, but the IRB Barcelona team designed a new therapy based on a peptide - the binding of several amino acids - from wasp venom for its potential use against breast cancer, writes Nature World News. [...]
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Venom Treatment For Chronic Diseases: Toxins From Sea Creatures Could Replace …
The vibrantly colored sea anemone contains a synthetic compound called ShK-186 that comes from the sea creature's toxins, which was tested as a cure for autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis, psoriatic arthritis, and lupus, says Komonews.com. [...]
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