A modified version of Ecstasy could be a new treatment for Blood Cancer according to scientists.
Six years ago the scientists' made the discovery "that more than half of the cancers in white blood cells they looked at responded in the test tube to the growth-suppressing properties of psychotropic drugs". http://goo.gl/53izU
Scientists are faced with the challenge to "isolate the drug’s cancer-killing properties" as the MDMA dosage needed to kill the cancer would be fatal to any human. http://goo.gl/PZ4xe
The euphoria inducing drug has therapeutic benefits and has been already been used for post-traumatic stress disorder.
‘This is an exciting step towards using a modified form of MDMA to help people suffering from blood cancer,’ said Prof John Gordon, from the University of Birmingham. http://goo.gl/PZ4xe