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Poison Spider - a friend of all men

May 8 2007
06:00

Researchers from the U.S. and Brazil are considering the treatment of erectile dysfunction using poison Brazilian wandering spider Phoneutria nigriventer, whose bite is extremely painful and can lead to death.

Initially attracted the attention of scientists reported that one of the consequences of the poison can be prolonged and painful erections. At the same time, some victims of an insect   claimed that a spider bite significantly improved the quality of their sex life.

The study, which lasted two years, it became clear that this effect may be caused by the poison contained in arthropod toxin Tx2-6. Animal studies have confirmed this hypothesis. Now experts of the Medical College of Georgia continue to study the properties of Tx2-6. Researchers believe that when used in combination with existing drugs now Tx2-6 can significantly increase the effectiveness of drug treatment of impotence, reported Medicinform.net

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