News tagged with arsenic trioxide

Arsenic shows promise as cancer treatment, study finds

Miss Marple notwithstanding, arsenic might not be many people's favorite chemical. But the notorious poison does have some medical applications. Specifically, a form called arsenic trioxide has been used as a therapy for ...

Jul 12, 2010
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Arsenic used to treat leukemia

( -- Arsenic, known in the West mainly as a poison, has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for around two thousand years for the treatment of conditions such as syphilis and psoriasis. It has also been ...

Apr 12, 2010
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