publication . Article . Other literature type . 2007

Venom therapy in multiple sclerosis

Abbas Mirshafiey;
  • Published: 01 Sep 2007
To date many people with multiple sclerosis (MS) seek complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) to treat their symptoms as an adjunct to conventionally used therapies. Among the common CAM therapies, there is a renewed interest in the therapeutic potential of venoms in MS. The efficacy of this therapeutic method remains unclear. However, venom-based therapy using bee, snakes and scorpions venom and/or sea anemones toxin has been recently developed because current investigations have identified the various components and molecular mechanism of the effects of venoms under in vitro and in vivo conditions. The aim of this review is to describe the recent finding...
Medical Subject Headings: complex mixtures
free text keywords: Pharmacology, Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience, Multiple sclerosis, medicine.disease, medicine, Endocrinology, medicine.medical_specialty, Snake venom, Bioinformatics, Scorpion Venoms, Internal medicine, Venom, Complementary medicine, business.industry, business, Anatomy, Disease
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