Scorpion Venom Slows Brain Cancer

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A scorpion bite may actually save you life rather than end it

At the University of Washington, where researchers were already studying the effects of scorpion venom as a treatment for brain cancer, one group found that they could enhance the effectiveness of the venom by preparing a compound including nanoparticles. This venom/nanoparticle compound cut the cancer spread rate by 98 percent, compared to 45 percent from the venom alone. Continue reading… “Scorpion Venom Slows Brain Cancer”