News tagged with botulinum toxin
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Researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) and the Medical School of Hannover in Germany recently discovered how the botulinum neurotoxin, a potential bioterrorism agent, survives ...
Medical research Feb 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
National Institutes of Health researchers used the popular anti-wrinkle agent Botox to discover a new and important role for a group of molecules that nerve cells use to quickly send messages. This novel ...
Medical research May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Botulinum toxins are feared as a food poison and bioterror threat, and for good reason. It takes only minute amounts of these bacterial toxins to block signals from nerve cells that control ...
Medical research Mar 27, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Researchers have unveiled a novel strategy for neutralizing unwanted molecules and clearing them from the body.
Medical research Jun 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Although botulinum toxin A ("Botox") injections are U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved for preventive treatment for chronic migraines, a review and analysis of previous studies finds a small to modest benefit for ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The biggest study into the treatment of urinary incontinence with botulinum toxin (trade name Botox) has demonstrated that it is effective in treating overactive bladder (OAB) - a debilitating common condition which can affect ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 12, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Despite conflicting data in support of the practice, some overweight Americans looking for an easy fix have turned to gastric botox injections to help them lose weight. This month in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the of ...
Other Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Injecting botox into the arm muscles of stroke survivors, with severe spasticity, changes electrical activity in the brain and may assist with longer-term recovery, according to new research.
Neuroscience Jan 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The best-selling wrinkle erasing drug Botox will be used in an Australian study to treat hay fever, researchers said Tuesday after it showed promise in providing relief in early trials.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
From US "Botox parties" to Asia's craze for eyelid jobs or Brazilian bum lifts, millions now reshape their bodies through cosmetic surgery each year.
Other Jan 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
There is no evidence that Botulinum toxin injections reduce chronic neck pain or associated headaches, says a group of scientists who reviewed nine trials involving a total of 503 participants. Their findings are published ...
Other Jul 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- UCSF basic research into botulism has translated into a novel antitoxin to protect against bioterrorism, with the first clinical trials launching soon to assess the resulting vaccine's ...
Medical research May 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The American Academy of Neurology is releasing an updated guideline on how to best treat essential tremor, which is the most common type of tremor disorder and is often confused with other movement disorders such as Parkinson's ...
Neuroscience Oct 19, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Not all varieties of botulinum toxin seem to be equally effective in reducing crow's feet wrinkles, according to a report published Online First today by Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery.
Other Jun 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0