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New antiperspirant in action - Botox does the difference

...tuation. Hence for these people injecting purified botulinum toxin into the skin does a greater relief for such...y, who has worked with the toxin. "In our studies, botulinum toxin therapy has been effective in 70 to 80% of patients treated." The effect of the drug starts a...

Biotechnology on the lead

...hat we worry about is a group of toxins called the botulinum toxins. They're the causative agents of the condition we know as botulism, which normally occurs in humans from contaminated foods."However, this is a toxin that really is one of the most lethal toxins known to man, that could be used as a biowarfare...

Migraine relieved by deadly toxin

...by conventional medication. Botox is shorthand for botulinum toxin one of the most deadly poisons known to man. However, it does have some benign uses for instance,// botox injections are often used to smooth out wrinkles in cosmetic surgery. Now researchers at the Hokins of University reveal that botox also r...

Toxin injections support stroke associated spasticity

Researchers have found that injections of botulinum toxin eases hand spasticity among stroke survivors...essed and eating. Previous research has shown that botulinum toxin - a substance that relieves muscle tightness - may help with this problem. In the first larg...

Preventive Therapies Found to be More Effective in Managing Migraines

...another promising treatment may be an injection of botulinum toxin, which has recently shown to be an effective preventive therapy for migraines.Specialists say, “ Hopefully, we can relieve the pain and suffering of people everywhere with new treatments and discoveries.” ...

Tetanus causing toxin has therapeutic properties

...of neurotoxin belonging o the group of toxins like botulinum neurotoxins. These toxins have currently being used to treat disorders due to abnormal muscle contractions like cerebral palsy, strabismus, torticollis etc. they have also found use in cosmetic preparations that fight the wrinkles that appear on the ...

Good News For Those Suffering From Excessive Sweating

...otox- from Medindia Botox: This is also called botulinum toxin type A, a kind of toxin that is used for therapeutic purposes. The toxin, when introduced into the body in a hyperactive muscle, it can check the release of acetylcholine from the nerve ends of the motor neurons. This can cause a temporary par...

Botox Found To Be Effective for Voice Tremors

...earchers now say that voice tremors may respond to botulinum toxin type A injections, according to a new study. Researchers, studied 13 men and women, with an average age of 73, who had voice tremors but no spasmodic dysphonia, or head, mouth, jaw, or facial tremors. Participants in the study were given injec...

Botox Relieves Neuralgic Pain

A new study says that botulinum toxin can be useful in the treatment of the intens...razil and the United states studied the effects of botulinum on the neuralgia and have detailed their findings in a study published in the October 25, 2005, issu...

Botox Treatment Now With A Lesser Dose And Increased Safety

...w and interesting// way to increase the potency of botulinum neurotoxin treatments also called Botox. They feel...s and excessive sweating. It is developed from the botulinum neurotoxin, the most lethal poison known and a potential bio terrorist weapon. In a medical setting,...

Appearance Of Facial Scars Improved By Botulinum Toxin

...roved appearance of scars following injection with botulinum toxin (BOTOX?) early after// the occurrence of a w...ayo Clinic Proceedings. "Our findings show that botulinum toxin offers an additional tool in preventing the formation of bad scars," says Holger Gassner, M.D....

Botox Shots May Even Help In Reducing Knee Osteoarthritis Pain

...randomized placebo-controlled trial, injections of botulinum toxin type A significantly reduced severe pain and... and popular cosmetic treatment, is a pure form of botulinum toxin type A. Botox research is being currently carried out for treating various conditions like ex...

Lethal dose of cosmetic injections paralyzed recipients

... effect of the toxins of the bacterium Clostridium botulinum .Unless treated early the toxin can cause paralysis of airways endangering life as well. The lethal dose is not clearly known, but scientists point to studies done on primates .Those studies suggests that 40 micrograms per kilogram of body weight...

Highly-Concentrated Botulinum Preparation Can Result in Severe Illness

... toxins of the spore-forming bacterium Clostridium botulinum and toxin-producing strains of Clostridium baratii...ding to background information in the article. Two botulinum toxin preparations are licensed in the United States by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for cl...

Uses for Botulinum Toxin — A Miracle Poison — Continue to Grw

...fame came as a temporary remedy for wrinkles. Now, botulinum toxin is considered the 'miracle poison' and used ...ths. The Food and Drug Administration has approved botulinum toxin to minimize fine facial wrinkles and to treat involuntary eyelid twitching and muscle contract...

Heroin Injection may Lead to Wound Botulism

...at occurs when spores of the bacterium Clostridium botulinum contaminate a wound, germinate, and produce botuli...putting the patient on a ventilator and giving him botulinum antitoxin. The patient made a full recovery. The team of doctors who treated the man, a team by led...

UC Davis Creates New Nanoparticles

...ive in tests to detect bioterrorism agents such as botulinum toxin and ricin in samples of milk, eggs and fruit juice. The technology would be non-toxic and relatively cheap to implement, according to Kennedy, and as a result, dairies and food processing plants would be the major beneficiaries. Additionally,...

FDA Urgently Warns Consumers About Health Risks of Potentially Contaminated Olives

...with a deadly bacterium, Clostridium botulinum. C. botulinum can cause botulism, a potentially fatal illness. The olives are made by Charlie Brown di Rutigliano & Figli S.r.l, of Bari, Italy and are being recalled by the manufacturer. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this recall. T...

Botox Could Curb Excessive Sweating too

... have found. Botox contains a tiny amount of the botulinum toxin. The toxin blocks the transmission of acetylcholine from the nerves to the muscle. Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter which send a message to the muscle telling it to contract or tense up. With the flow of acetylcholine blocked or significan...

More and More American Women Go for Facelifts to Get Jobs

...s point out. Botox contains a tiny amount of the botulinum toxin. The toxin blocks the transmission of acetylcholine from the nerves to the muscle. Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter which sends a message to the muscle telling it to contract or tense up. With the flow of acetylcholine blocked or significa...

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