Washington: Tarantulas—the big, hairy and to many people very scary spiders—could actually help people suffering from muscular dystrophy, say scientists at University of Buffalo.Biophysicists have found a protein in tarantula venom that shows promise as a potential therapy for MD, which is a group of inherited muscle diseases.
Currently, there`s no cure for muscular dystrophy, but medications and therapy can help slow the course of the disease. ANI
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