Last Updated: Thursday, October 04, 2012, 13:39
Venom from black mamba, which can kill a person within half an hour, could actually be a painkiller at par with morphine, researchers say.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 19:21
Researchers have discovered that snake venom has harmless toxins that can be used to develop new drugs to treat a range of life-threatening conditions like cancer, diabetes and high blood pressure.
Last Updated: Friday, July 30, 2010, 00:00
Japanese scientists have claimed that a number of toxins found in snake venom could help develop new therapies for chronic diseases like heart attack, stroke and cancer.