From: "Nigel Price"
Subject: (urth) Arsenic Date: Tue, 13 May 2003 01:13:19 +0100 In response to my query about the medicinal use of arsenic, Josh Geller wrote... >>The use of arsenic to cure syphillis was >>discovered by Dr. Paul Ehrlich I think >>around 1900 or maybe a little before. The >>treatment remained the standard treatment >>until the invention of penicillin. Thanks, Josh! I thought I remembered something like that, but didn't know where to check it out. So...Do we know if arsenic would also be effective against "Yaws"? Nigel --