Tag: "neurotoxins" at medical news
Dangers Lurking in Soft, Cuddly Toys
...on." Lead and cadmium are proven poisons, being neurotoxins
and nephrotoxins. Neurotoxins are agents that can cause toxic effects on the nervous system while nephrotoxins are agents that can cause toxic effects on the kidney. Even the tiniest amounts can have long-term and measurable effects on children, w...
Neurotoxins might Reverse Mononeuronal Disease – Study Find
...ure for motoneuronal diseases//. Researcher used neurotoxins
to form a selective motoneuron delivery system in ...ses. ‘I first became interested in investigating neurotoxins
because they are fantastic molecular tools to dissect synaptic mechanisms,’ Dr Meunier said. ‘The ...
Australian Snake Venom Can Arrest Bleeding During Surgery And Trauma
...stantaneously followed by paralysis as a result of neurotoxins
which eventually immobilize and kill the victim,' said Dr St Pierre. Snakes over the years have developed the ability to produce a faster acting and stable form of Factor X in their venom. This is the only alternative source for generation of Facto...
Wrinkle reduction cream has offered insights into working of nervous system
...ases by taking advantage of these highly selective neurotoxins
to disturb the function of the basic nerve cell. The neurotoxin is being increasingly used in human therapy to treat conditions such as strabismus (cross-eyes), voice, head and limb tremor, spasticity, stuttering, involuntary movements such as tics,...