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Pain killer made from snail venom potentially ’100 times more potent than morphine’

By Agence France-Presse
Sunday, March 16, 2014 12:44 EDT
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Snail venom cuts pain in early lab trial (via AFP)

An experimental drug made from snail venom has shown early signs of promise in numbing pain, raising hopes in the hunt for new, non-addictive medications, researchers said Sunday. The drug, which has not been tested yet on humans, was judged to be about…

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