Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Once Again, Texas Leads the Way

Viper venom examined to save stroke sufferers - "The whole episode remains a blur to Kenneth Transeau of Katy, Texas, as he was transported by an air ambulance to a stroke center in Houston. But sometime after the noisy helicopter ride and the hurried hospital brain scans, Transeau went from being a stroke victim to a test subject.

Researchers began dripping an experimental drug made from viper snake venom into the veins of the 69-year-old husband, father and grandfather."

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