April 4, 2018: Canadian Pharmacist Sentenced for Distributing Counterfeit and Adulterated Botox to Local Doctors
(Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - May 16, 2019 Category: Medical Law Authors: u.s. Department of Justice Source Type: news

A Rival to Botox Invites Doctors to Party in Cancun, With Fireworks, Confetti and Social Media Posts
Plastic surgeons ’ Instagram accounts of the weekend trip didn ’ t note the drug company ’ s sponsorship, which some ethicists say should be disclosed. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: KATIE THOMAS Tags: Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Social Media Evolus Botox (Drug) Advertising and Marketing Plastic Surgery Online Advertising Jeaveau Federal Trade Commission Instagram Inc Truth in Advertising Inc your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

AEON Biopharma Appoints BOTOX(R) Therapeutic Head as President and Chief Executive Officer
Dynamic Industry Veteran Led Multi-Billion Dollar Therapeutic Neurotoxin Portfolio NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 13, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- ALPHAEON Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors has named Marc Forth as... Biopharmaceuticals, Personnel AEON Biopharma, ALPHAEON, botulinum toxin (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Allergan lifts outlook after Botox plumps quarterly earnings
Company hit by a $2.5bn charge related to clinical failure of antidepressant (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Health Tip: Uses for Botox
-- Botox injections work by weakening or paralyzing muscles, says MedlinePlus. Common side effects include pain, swelling or bruising at the injection site. Depending on the condition being treated, the effects of Botox can last from three to 12... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 1, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Uses for Botox
Title: Health Tip: Uses for BotoxCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/1/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/1/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - May 1, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

EMA Panel Recommends Nuceiva for Glabellar Lines EMA Panel Recommends Nuceiva for Glabellar Lines
A European Medicines Agency panel recommended marketing authorization for botulinum toxin type A (Nuceiva, Evolus Pharma Ltd) to temporarily correct glabellar lines in patients younger than 65 years.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - April 29, 2019 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Alert Source Type: news

Botox and filler clinics owe 'duty of care to customers'
NHS England's medical director urges providers to join new professional regulator Related items fromOnMedica Clinicians need better options if we are to stop over-medication PM appoints UK ’s first minister for suicide prevention ‘No improvement’ in community mental health care NHS is failing patients with mental health problems Experts urge radical action on mental health crises (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - April 29, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Superdrug rolls out its controversial Botox and fillers to second store in Manchester
The retailer has revealed its Manchester Piccadilly store will offer the treatments as of next week, with Botox costing £99 and fillers between £125 and £349. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Government will launch campaign against botched Botox and fillers
The UK's Department of Health and Social Care will warn people about the risks of dermal fillers which can cause uncontrollable swelling, as happened to Billie Roocroft and Lora Evans (pictured). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How painless muscle-paralysing Botox 'pistol' can stop excessive sweating without injections
In excessive sweating, Botox works to block nerve signals that instruct the sweat glands to produce liquid. Dr Rekha Tailor, a GP and aesthetic practitioner from Surrey, offers the treatment. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can Botox and Cosmetic Surgery Chill Our Relationships With Others?
Experts say mirroring another person ’ s facial expressions is essential not only for recognizing emotion, but also for feeling it. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: KATE MURPHY Tags: Face Emotions Love (Emotion) Botox (Drug) Plastic Surgery Source Type: news

Americans spent a record $16.5 billion on plastic surgery last year
Botox, though one of the least expensive procedures at $397 a pop, was the biggest money grabber, taking in $2.95 billion, according to the latest American Society of Plastic Surgeons report. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Canada Plans to Suspend Allergan's Breast Implant License Health Canada Plans to Suspend Allergan's Breast Implant License
Health Canada said on Thursday it was advising Allergan Plc of the regulator's plans to suspend the license for the Botox-maker's Biocell breast implants, after a review regarding the risk of a rare cancer linked to breast implants.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Maker of Botox alternative turns toxin on crippling muscle disorder
Revance's Botox-like therapy could be used for a broad number of therapeutic as well as aesthetic uses, its leaders say. Regulators will have the final say. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 4, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Maker of Botox alternative turns toxin on crippling muscle disorder
Revance's Botox-like therapy could be used for a broad number of therapeutic as well as aesthetic uses, its leaders say. Regulators will have the final say. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 4, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Health Canada plans to suspend Allergan's breast implant license
Health Canada plans to suspend the license for Allergan Plc's Biocell breast implant due to the risk of a rare cancer linked to such implants, the regulator said in a notice to the Botox-maker on Thursday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Nurses take over therapeutic Botox clinic from Bradford doctors
Nurses in Bradford are now at the forefront of delivering Botox treatments to patients with debilitating eye conditions through a new nurse-led clinic. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - March 29, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

FDA Accepts Supplemental Biologics License Applications (sBLAs) for BOTOX(R) (onabotulinumtoxinA) for Pediatric Patients with Upper and Lower Limb Spasticity
Applications Seek to Extend Use of BOTOX® for Patients 2 to 17 Years Old DUBLIN, March 7, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the c... Biopharmaceuticals, FDA Allergan, BOTOX, onabotulinumtoxin (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Allergan depression treatment fails studies, shares slip
Allergan Plc said on Wednesday its experimental add-on treatment for depression failed three late-stage studies, casting doubts over its drugs pipeline and sending the Botox-maker's shares down nearly 4 percent after the bell. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Suffer from rosacea? Now Botox can help relieve a flushed faceĀ 
Researchers at the University of California in the U.S. found that botulinum toxin blocks immune cells called mast cells and prevents inflammation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Holy basil found to be an effective natural means toward more youthful skin
(Natural News) No one wants to have sagging skin and wrinkles. Unfortunately, people encounter different factors in their daily lives that lead to various dermatological concerns. These have caused the beauty industry to thrive, especially now that the global population is aging. People spend thousands of dollars on skin treatments like laser, derma roller, and botox. However, these methods can... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Infographic: Botox and nerve block migraine treatments
Learn more about treating migraines. Other health tip infographics: mayohealthhighlights.startribune.com (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - February 27, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

WATCH: How to talk to your partner about plastic surgery
Michael and Sara discuss the right way to talk to your significant other about botox and plastic surgery. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Appaloosa steps up call for Botox maker Allergan to split leadership roles
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

WATCH: People are trying face yoga in an attempt to reduce wrinkles and signs of aging
Some believe exercises and stretches for the face may work as well as Botox. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

FDA approves cheaper Botox rival to treat frown lines
An injection to treat forehead wrinkles is set to rival Allergan's Botox after U.S. regulators approved Evolus Inc's cheaper treatment on Friday, sending its shares up about 5 percent after the bell. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Allergan worst performer on S&P 500 after weak outlook
Botox maker also shelved plans to sell its women’s health business (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 29, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

'Dr. Lipjob' nets suspended sentence for illegally injecting botox
Rajdeep Kaur Khakh who went by the handle "Dr. Lipjob" has been given a 30-day suspended sentence by a B.C. court for illegally pretending to be a doctor and injecting unsuspecting clients with dermal fillers. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Superdrug to give mental health checks to anyone wanting Botox
SUPERDRUG will today introduce mental health checks for customers who want to undergo Botox treatment. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mental Health: Tougher checks before Superdrug Botox
High Street store to check mental health of customers before giving Botox or fillers. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Customers wanting Botox and dermal fillers at Superdrug face mental health check
The NHS has demanded that Superdrug, which triggered a storm of criticism when it started offering Botox, check for conditions such as body dysmorphic disorder before giving procedures. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Botox May Help Prevent Migraines
In comparison to placebos, Botox injections resulted in an average 1.6 fewer attacks per month for those with more than 15 headaches a month. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Migraine Headaches Botox (Drug) Placebos Source Type: news

Allergan joins biotech swarm in Kendall Square with R & D hub
Yet another of biotech's biggest names is moving to Cambridge. Irish pharmaceutical giant Allergan plc announced plans Monday to open a research facility in Kendall Square during the first quarter of 2019. Former AstraZeneca and Pfizer executive and current Allergan Senior Vice President of Research and External Scientific Innovation Don Frail will oversee th e site, according to a news release. The Botox manufacturer did not disclose where the office would be located or how many employees would… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Allison DeAngelis Source Type: news

People With Movement Disorders May Become Immune to Botox Therapy
FRIDAY, Dec. 28, 2018 -- Some people who receive botulinum toxin injections for disorders that cause muscle tightness and contractions develop resistance to the treatment, researchers say. The new study included nearly 600 patients with dystonia or... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 28, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Does your workout mess up your 'do? Latest insane cosmetic craze uses Botox in the scalp to paralyze sweat glands
(Natural News) Often used for smoothing facial wrinkles, Botox is often used as a Band-aid solution for conditions such as migraines, excessive underarm sweating, and even keeping hair sweat-free. Career women are now turning to Botox to ensure that their blow-dried hair smells nice even after intense workouts. The treatment to prevent sweaty scalps has even been... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patients May Become Immune to Botulinum Toxin Treatments
TUESDAY, Dec. 11, 2018 -- About 15 percent of patients treated with botulinum toxin type A (BoNT/A) for dystonia or spasticity can develop an immune response to the treatment itself, according to a study published online Nov. 21 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Dec 7 2018 This Week in Cardiology Dec 7 2018 This Week in Cardiology
Measures of hospital quality, statin under- or over-use, Botox for AF, smoking cessation and translating trial evidence to clinical practice are discussed in this week ’ s podcast.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

High Rate of Waning Botox Efficacy in Dystonia, Spasticity High Rate of Waning Botox Efficacy in Dystonia, Spasticity
A'surprisingly high'number of patients with dystonia or spasticity who receive botulinum neurotoxin type A develop neutralizing antibodies to the toxin over time, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Botox Injections Explored to Cut Postop A-Fib in Cardiac Surgery
FRIDAY, Dec. 7, 2018 -- Intraoperative botulinum toxin (BTX) injections show promise as a way to reduce the risk for postoperative atrial fibrillation (AF) following cardiac surgery, according to two studies recently published in Heart... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Botox May Help Prevent Post-Op A-Fib
Title: Botox May Help Prevent Post-Op A-FibCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/5/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/6/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - December 6, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Botox May Help Prevent Post-Op A-Fib
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 5, 2018 -- Botox has other uses beyond enhancing lips and minimizing facial wrinkles. Scientists now say it may help prevent atrial fibrillation after heart surgery. A-fib -- an abnormal heart rhythm -- is common after heart... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 5, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Woman's Botox party warning after lip filler swelling
Rachael Knappier's lip fillers swelled up dramatically and left her needing hospital treatment. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Revance Therapeutics' Botox rival succeeds in late-stage trial
A potential rival for Allergan Plc's blockbuster Botox has passed a late-stage study, putting drug developer Revance Therapeutics Inc on course to file for U.S. marketing approval next year. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Botulinum Toxin for Post-op AF: Mixed Results Yield Insights Botulinum Toxin for Post-op AF: Mixed Results Yield Insights
Two randomized studies, two different results: considered together, they may say a lot about which patients may benefit most from intraoperative epicardial fat-pad botulinum toxin type A injections.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - December 4, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

FFR for CABG; Botox Arrhythmia Prevention; Med Device Investigations
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - December 3, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

B.C. College of Physicians wants 'Dr. Lipjob' sent to jail
The College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C. wants a woman known as "Dr. Lipjob" sent to prison for allegedly continuing to give Botox treatments and other injections — in violation of a court order and despite not being properly licensed. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Valencia Techs updates on eCoin OAB trials
Valencia Technologies this week updated on the pivotal trial of its eCoin overactive bladder neurostim device, saying it has enrolled more than 35 patients and that it expects to finish implantations by January next year, with a hopeful completion date of January 2020. The system, which is approximately the size of a nickel, is designed to implanted in a 10 minute procedure and send electrical impulses to the tibial nerve to stimulate the part of the brain that controls bladder response, the New York-based company said. The single-arm pivotal trial, which won approval by the FDA in March, aims to enroll a total of 120...
Source: Mass Device - November 2, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Featured Urology Valencia Technologies Source Type: news

Nigeria:The Rise of Cosmetic Surgery in Nigeria
[Guardian] When 27-year-old Modupe Ozolua introduced her plastic surgery company, Body Enhancement in 2001, in Nigeria, she promised that her introduced business held the secret to a youthful appearance with offerings of plastic surgeries, facelift, Botox, tummy tuck, breast augmentation, laser liposuction among others. Despite the criticism from members of the public, her expensive service attracted the bourgeoisie of the society. Among the bourgeoisie who embraced this new method is the self-confessed liposuction d (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 30, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Health Tip: Botox Isn't Just for Wrinkles
-- Botox is made by a toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. It's been used as a way to treat eye and nerve disorders for more than 20 years, the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology says. While people typically think of Botox... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 26, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news