Healthy Living: Scorpion Venom in Medicine

54 million Americans suffer with arthritis.

It is the leading cause of disability in the U.S.

Treatments used to control arthritis may have side effects that are worse than the condition itself.

03 12 Scorpion Venommp400 01 22 17still001But Healthy Living has details on a potential new treatment using scorpions that can give millions of arthritis sufferers much-need relief.

It has to do with a protein in the venom.

The researchers say they hope to have this in the clinic setting within the next two years. They are also looking at scorpions for other types of cancers and GI disorders.

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