4 ( ANI ): Botulinum toxin could have an enormous potential in treatment of inflammatory skin diseases like psoriasis and eczema, researchers have claimed.
What does BOTOX stand for?
BOTOX stands for Botulinum Toxin
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Canadian ophthalmologist Jean Carruthers used botulinum toxin to correct blepharospasm (twitching of the eye muscles) and realised that the temporarily paralysing effect of the toxin may be the key to her husband Alastair's quest for developing a treatment against frown lines.
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Abstract: This review assessed the overall effectiveness of repeated treatments with botulinum toxin type A (BoNTA) across different conditions, as documented in the published literature.
With dosing specific to treat glabellar lines, BOTOX(R) for cosmetic use will be marketed in the UK under the brand name VISTABEL(R) and is the first and only brand of botulinum toxin type A licensed for cosmetic use in the UK.
botulinum cells produce botulinum toxin only under unique conditions: an anaerobic environment, nonacidic pH, low salinity, and high water activity (a critical factor influencing shelf-life) (2).
The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has purchased a botulinum toxin test from IGEN International, Inc.
The theory fell out of favour for a while, but was revived in the 1990s, with the first paper establishing a link between botulinum toxin and grass sickness published in 1999 by Keith Miller.