Rhino horn used to comfort the terminally ill in Vietnam

NewsThe precious horns of rhinos have long been associated with “cure-alls” to treat a wide range of ailments from cancer, to hangovers, to even erectile dysfunction. But the reality of the actual meaning of the horns to buyers has not been fully understood in Vietnam – and the illegal poaching problem may be even harder to curb than traditionally believed. Staff Author: Seth AugensteinTopics: Wellness

Rhino horn used to comfort the terminally ill in Vietnam

The horns of endangered wild rhinoceroses are widely used as a folk cure-all in parts of Asia. A new Danish-Vietnamese study from the University of Copenhagen uncovers new reasons that Vietnamese ...

Tue 15 May 18 from Phys.org

Rhino horn used to comfort the terminally ill in Vietnam, Mon 14 May 18 from Eurekalert

Rhino Horns Largely Symbolic, Not Necessarily a Cure-all

Mon 14 May 18 from Laboratory Equipment

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