ScienceDaily (EUA)
Em 2022: 0 notícias
Desde 1995: 157 notícias

Can a dangerous microbe offer a new way to silence pain?

Publicado em 20 dezembro 2021
Deadly anthrax toxin blocks multiple types of pain in mice, study shows Anthrax has a scary reputation. Widely known to cause serious lung infections in humans and unsightly, albeit painless, skin lesions in livestock and people, the anthrax bacterium has even been used as a weapon of terror. Now the findings of a new study suggest the dreaded microbe also has unexpected beneficial potential -- one of its toxins can silence multiple types of pain in animals. The research reveals that this [...]