Can Spider Venom Cure Impotence

In line with public at Cornell University, the venom in the deadly brown spider might possibly used therapeutically in treating impotence issues.  Says the London Telegraph: “A trove of potential drugs for conditions as diverse as impotence and arthritis could emerge from the study of venom originating from a potentially deadly spider.”

Of course this possibility should be intrguing, it’s essential to keep in mind that a “spider venom” drug won’t be helping patients anytime soon.  A really new drug would take 10-25 years to develop and bring to market even under perfect regulatory conditions.

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