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Venom from one of the world’s deadliest snakes is being developed as a new drug to treat heart failure

Venom from one of the world’s deadliest snakes is being developed as a new drug to treat heart failure

Cells linked to asthma and eczema also help cure deadly illness in mice

Cells linked to asthma and eczema also help cure deadly illness in mice

Mast cells can provide protection from a potentially deadly condition known as sepsis

Mast cells can provide protection from a potentially deadly condition known as sepsis

Study reveals anti-arthritic effects of bee venom

Study reveals anti-arthritic effects of bee venom

Scientists develop rapid-fire tests for botulinum toxin

Scientists develop rapid-fire tests for botulinum toxin

New culprit behind the brain injury suffered by stroke victims

New culprit behind the brain injury suffered by stroke victims

Bee stings may provide a solution to overcome MRSA superbugs

Bee stings may provide a solution to overcome MRSA superbugs

Streptococcal bacteria disrupts blood clotting to infect humans

Streptococcal bacteria disrupts blood clotting to infect humans

Sea snail offers natural healing powers for a range of illnesses from chronic pain to diseases of the brain

Sea snail offers natural healing powers for a range of illnesses from chronic pain to diseases of the brain

Drug developers should take a different approach to snake venom and heart medications

Drug developers should take a different approach to snake venom and heart medications

Immunotherapy and chemotherapy combined, slows tumor progression and extends survival of patients with glioblastoma multiforme

Immunotherapy and chemotherapy combined, slows tumor progression and extends survival of patients with glioblastoma multiforme

Children who have severe allergic reactions when stung by bees should receive venom immunotherapy

Children who have severe allergic reactions when stung by bees should receive venom immunotherapy

One in five children who had allergic reactions when stung by a bee as a child are likely to have reactions later in life

One in five children who had allergic reactions when stung by a bee as a child are likely to have reactions later in life

Antivenom of the tiger snake may not be as useful as previously believed

Antivenom of the tiger snake may not be as useful as previously believed

Hormone previously identified in the venom of the green mamba snake may play role in stroke research

Hormone previously identified in the venom of the green mamba snake may play role in stroke research

Natural organohalogens have potent anticancer and antibacterial activity

Natural organohalogens have potent anticancer and antibacterial activity

Summer advice for allergy and asthma sufferers

Summer advice for allergy and asthma sufferers

Over-the-counter cream protects against jellyfish stings

Over-the-counter cream protects against jellyfish stings

Birth of First Deadly Jellyfish In Captivity Could Lead To Anti-Venom

Birth of First Deadly Jellyfish In Captivity Could Lead To Anti-Venom

Natural compound in snake venom for treatment of malignant tumours

Natural compound in snake venom for treatment of malignant tumours