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North American and Australian snakes evolved independently, but into similar body types over millions of years. These snakes are stout-bodied and highly camouflaged, which help them move and ambush prey more efficiently.
The North American Snakebite Registry was created by The American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) in 2013.
The American College of Medical Toxicology will sponsor the Natural Toxins Academy: Clinical Applications of Cutting-Edge Research in Phoenix, Arizona on March 27, 2014.
A team of California researchers has developed a novel approach to treating venomous snakebites by administering antiparalytics topically via a nasal spray, a breakthrough that could dramatically reduce the estimated 125,000 global snakebite fatalities each year.
The American College of Medical Toxicology has launched a national registry of patients with snakebite, with the goals of advancing our understanding of how venoms affect the human body and improving
Warmer weather coaxes snakes out of hiding, and it’s important to know what to do after a snake bite.
The powerful venom of the saw-scaled viper Echis carinatus contains both anticoagulants and coagulants.
Snakebite injuries account for around two phone queries every week to the UK National Poisons Information Service, indicates an audit published online in Emergency Medicine Journal.
The venom from one of the world’s most dangerous snakes contains a potent painkiller that works as well as morphine, but without the toxic side effects, French researchers reported on Wednesday.
Scientists are studying various plants native to Africa in an attempt to develop new, natural treatments for snakebites.
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