Australian and international researchers have collected venom from octopuses in Antarctica for the first time, significantly advancing our understanding of the properties of venom as a potential...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20100727/Researchers-collect-venom-from-Antarctic-octopus.aspx | 27 Jul 2010
Since ancient times, healers have practiced apitherapy, the use of honeybee products for curative purposes.
http://www.news-medical.net/news/2004/11/04/6078.aspx | 4 Nov 2004
For years Professor Leo von Hemmen, a biophysicist at the TU Muenchen, and Professor Bruce Young, a biologist at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, have been researching the sense of hearing in...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20110517/The-biophysics-of-snakebites.aspx | 17 May 2011
Bees, wasps and bumble bees pose a real health threat to individuals with venom allergy. One sting from these insects may cause potentially life-threatening anaphylactic reactions in people with these...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20110614/New-molecular-diagnostic-test-precisely-identifies-insect-venom-allergy.aspx | 14 Jun 2011
New research released today in the scientific research journal Nature reveals links between platypus venom and its potential benefits for advancing pain relief and antibiotic medication
http://www.news-medical.net/news/2008/05/07/38181.aspx | 7 May 2008
King Kong toxin, a component of the venom in some poisonous marine snails, has a peculiar power to go with its peculiar name.
http://www.news-medical.net/news/2009/04/29/48968.aspx | 29 Apr 2009
Scorpion venom is notoriously poisonous ? but it might be used as an alternative to dangerous and addictive painkillers like morphine, a Tel Aviv University researcher claims.
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20100217/Research-suggests-scorpion-venom-could-be-an-alternative-to-morphine-painkiller.aspx | 17 Feb 2010
Examining venom from a variety of poisonous snakes, a group of researchers at the University of California, San Francisco has discovered why the bite of one small black, yellow and red serpent called...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20111117/Research-shows-how-the-bite-of-a-small-Texas-snake-causes-extreme-pain.aspx | 17 Nov 2011
Lest anyone have concerns about attacks of killer catfish, rest assured that, at least in North America, these finned fatales use their venom mainly to defend themselves against predatory fish, though...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20091211/Proteins-from-catfish-venom-glands-could-accelerate-wound-healing-in-humans.aspx | 11 Dec 2009
Important breakthrough in using DNA sequencing rather than actual snake venom as the means to generate antivenom.
http://www.news-medical.net/news/2006/06/27/18609.aspx | 27 Jun 2006