A group of scientists from Novosibirsk used the strongest toxin in the development of a drug against the arrhythmia. Botulinum toxin causes malfunction of the Central nervous system. In some cases, botulism can result in lethal for a sick person, however, scientists have managed to use the poison for the benefit of medicine.
So far, the medication is not available for use in practical health care. More research is needed to confirm the efficacy and safety of funds. In case of successful passing of all tests will have a new effective drug for the treatment of arrhythmia.
The composition of the drugs except the toxin was included in the mucopolysaccharides. The result is a unique drug acting accurately, whereas healthy tissues are not affected.
Project scientists from Novosibirsk was supported by the Ministry of industry and trade of the Russian Federation, the development of the drug was allocated about 33 million rubles. Now came the testing phase, which should summarize the results of many years of works.