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Scorpion Venom Targets Brain Cancer

Researchers at the University of Alabama - Birmingham are experimenting with scorpion venom to treat a particularly insidious form of brain cancer. ``Gliomas'' is a form of brain cancer in which brain cells grow rapidly out of control. It's very difficult to treat and usually deadly within two years. Lab and animal tests are promising and the school is asking federal approval for tests on humans. 

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