Starfish Slime For Asthma/Arthritis

Date: 1/8/2011

Slime from starfish found in Scottish waters could provide a cure to inflammatory conditions such as asthma, hay fever and arthritis. A team based at the Scottish Association for Marine Science in Oban, Argyll, have been studying the substance produced by the creatures and say it has the potential to be a vital weapon in the fight against infections.

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