Friday, August 06, 2010

Buzz Surrounds Bee Venom in Cancer Research

The Day, 8/5/10

Bee venom might be just what the doctor ordered to fight cancer.

Research published in the FASEB Journal's current issue demonstrates that a key ingredient in the toxic venom released during bee stings, when modified, can be used as a "transporter agent" to more effectively deliver drugs or diagnostic dyes to identify and fight tumors…

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