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Researchers find bee venom may help stop spread of HIV

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Posted at 8:48 PM, Mar 12, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-12 20:48:01-04

(WTVR)– Researchers at Washington University have found that a toxin in bee venom can destroy the AIDS virus. The toxin kills the virus, but leaves the surrounding cells unharmed.

The Washington University researchers are hoping to develop a vaginal gel with the bee venom toxin, that could prevent the spread of HIV.

To read the full article, click Washington University in St. Louis.