Home > Lifestyle > Environmental Health > News 13 May 2011 Treat snakebites with adrenaline Giving adrenalin to people with snakebites helps prevent severe allergic reactions to antivenom treatment, new research finds. 0 Start A Health24 blog » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Test Are you envirohealth savvy? » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » Blood Lions: Bred for the Bullet movie trailer The amazing mountains on Pluto Giving adrenalin to people with snakebites helps prevent severe allergic reactions to antivenom treatment, new research finds. The study found that adrenaline reduced severe reactions to the antivenom by 43% at one hour and by 38% over 48 hours. NEXT ON HEALTH24X Giving up one food will help your health – and the planet 2020-01-15 14:39 More: Environmental HealthNews advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical Coronavirus in SA: All the confirmed cases Medical A new, more infectious - but not deadlier - coronavirus strain is now the dominant global strain Medical Popular heartburn drugs may increase Covid-19 risk, new study suggests Medical Coronavirus morning update: Storm 'is now arriving', and Western Cape premier tests positive Medical Recovering from Covid-19: Are there any lasting effects? Medical An expert's guide to keeping bad dreams at bay Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.