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April 2004

Quick Study: Painkiller

by Staff

Synthetic sea-snail venom eases pain for people with AIDS or cancer when morphine and other painkillers fail. The stuff—zinconotide—beat the placebo by 35 percent in a Johns Hopkins Med School study, though large doses caused side effects. The FDA is hot on the trail of the snail.




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