Ointment May Slow Down Snake Venom

Researchers have recently demonstrated the effectiveness of an ointment in the First Aid treatment of a snakebite. ABC Science report, that a team from The University of Newcastle found that the application of an ointment to a snake bite, may improve a casualty’s survival rate, by up to one and a half times. The ointment, … Continue reading

Redback Spider Bites

Redback spiders are one of the most misunderstood species of spiders in Australia. Many people think that Redback bites are a lot more serious than they actually are. Generally speaking, Redback bites are only of concern for young children and the elderly. Additionally, Redback spiders are not proactively out to get you. They are generally … Continue reading