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Snake venom better pain-killer than morphine

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.

Snake venom can provide cure for cancer, diabetes: Study

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.

Snake venom may hold key for heart disease, cancer cure

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.

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