News tagged with botox

US family gets $6.75 million in Botox case

A New York couple who said Botox treatment of their son's cerebral palsy left him with life-threatening complications and sued its manufacturer won a $6.75 million verdict from a federal jury on Thursday.

Nov 20, 2014
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Scientists aim to give botox a safer facelift

New insights into botulinum neurotoxins and their interactions with cells are moving scientists ever closer to safer forms of Botox and a better understanding of the dangerous disease known as botulism. By comparing all known ...

Oct 01, 2014
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Botox might help treat bladder disorders

(HealthDay)—Many still think of Botox as a wrinkle smoother, but new research shows the toxin's growing list of medical uses now includes the treatment of two common causes of urinary frequency, urgency ...

May 19, 2014
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Necks, butts growth areas for U.S. plastic surgeons

(HealthDay)—Eyelid surgery and facelifts are up. So are butt augmentations and neck lifts, according to new figures from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons that show a steady increase in cosmetic ...

Feb 26, 2014
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Fighting fat with Botox

You may know Botox from its use by the rich and famous to eliminate facial wrinkles. But now Helene Johannessen, a PhD candidate at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), is studying whether ...

Oct 07, 2013
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