properties

Investigating the wound-healing properties of royal jelly

Chinese researchers explored the wound-repairing activity of royal jelly proteins using an in vitro scratch wound model. They reported their findings in an article published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. In recent years, chronic wounds or skin injuries have become a considerable challenge due to the increasing morbidity of diseases like diabetes and other…

Investigating the beneficial properties of Agkistrodon halys venom (from the Siberian pit viper)

Researchers at Wanan Medical College in China investigated the effects of an extract from Agkistrodon halys (Siberian pit viper) venom on lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced myocardial injury. They reported their findings in an article published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Snake venom is known to contain plenty of bioactive compounds that could potentially have therapeutic effects….