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Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Malayan Pit Viper Medicine

Malayan pit viper venom is being tested as medicine for stroke victims. The drug, Viprinex or Ancrod, could be given up to six hours after onset of stroke to break up blood clots. (News source.)

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