Good Venom: Could a Spider Help Save a Young Boy’s Life?
Jul13

Good Venom: Could a Spider Help Save a Young Boy’s Life?

The problems began before JB turned 2. He was, by appearance, a healthy boy. But something wasn’t right. Worried, his parents consulted with doctors and came home with painful news: Their son had Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a genetic disorder that causes a child’s muscles to waste away. The disease afflicts only boys, and most victims are in wheelchairs by the time they’re 12. Later, the heart and diaphragm...

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