The Wall Street Journal
A bee sting can be painful, but its venomous payload might hold promise for a beneficial purposefighting cancer.
Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have used an
ingredient of bee venom called melittin to shrink or slow the growth of
tumors in mice. Melittin's anti-tumor potential has been known for
years, but it hasn't been used as a drug because it also attacks
healthy cells, including vital red blood cells... Read More