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

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

Need Your Botox Working Faster? Make a Face
Title: Need Your Botox Working Faster? Make a FaceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/25/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/26/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - October 26, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Health Tip: Botox Isn't Just for Wrinkles
Title: Health Tip: Botox Isn't Just for WrinklesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/26/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/26/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - October 26, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Facial exercises can speed up the wrinkle-reducing effects of Botox by a day
A new study from Northwestern University has found that by practicing raising the forehead up and down and furrowing eyebrows, wrinkles disappear one day faster. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Need Your Botox Working Faster? Make a Face
THURSDAY, Oct. 25, 2018 -- Have a big social event tomorrow night and need " emergency Botox " ? A new study finds that if you get the wrinkle-relaxing shots today, you can speed up the effect by making faces. Simple facial exercises can speed the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Facial exercise speeds Botox's wrinkle-reducing effects
(Northwestern University) For people who can't wait the three or four days for the wrinkle smoothing effects of botulinum toxin (Botox) injections to kick in, a new study shows facial exercise after the injections speeds the change in appearance by one day. This is the first time facial exercise has been rigorously tested in Botox. Faster time is important to patients who leave Botox for last minute before social event. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

October 4, 2018: Troutdale Doctor Sentenced for Purchasing and Administering Foreign-Sourced Botox and Juvaderm
(Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - October 10, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Botox jabs can perk-up a man's love life - but would YOU be brave enough to have them?
In a new trial at Cairo University in Egypt, men with erectile dysfunction are having injections of botulinum toxin into the base of the penis to relax the muscles, so increasing blood flow to the area. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Allergan says revenue from aesthetics unit may double by 2025
Allergan Plc said revenue from its medical aesthetics business could double by 2025, even as it faces increasing competition for its blockbuster wrinkle treatment, Botox. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Dr. Robin Levin Invites New Patients to an Afternoon with BOTOX ®
A South Jersey Skin Care & Laser Center BOTOX® Lunch Party will introduce people to the injectable with deals and information(PRWeb September 11, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/dr_robin_levin_invites_new_patients_to_an_afternoon_with_botox/prweb15751209.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Superdrug must screen customers for body dysmorphia before providing Botox, NHS boss says
Professor Stephen Powis, the national medical director of NHS England, has said Superdrug must do its part to protect vulnerable people from the potentially risky procedures. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS boss calls on Superdrug to screen Botox customers
Medical director says chain ’s staff should look out for people with unrealistic expectationsThe NHS has urged Superdrug to screen customers before providing Botox and fillers in order to protect vulnerable people.The retailer announced last month that it would offer the anti-wrinkle and skin rejuvenation treatments on the high street to customers over the age of 25.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 6, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Press Association Tags: Health NHS Beauty Pharmaceuticals industry Business Life and style Society UK news Cosmetic surgery Fashion Ageing Science Source Type: news

Could Botox treat Raynaud ’s?
Doctors in London have released incredible thermal scans that show how Botox, usually used to smoothen out wrinkles, restored circulation and heat to their extremities. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Botulinum Toxin Injection and Tear Production Botulinum Toxin Injection and Tear Production
Botulinum toxin type A injections provide a non-invasive treatment option for a number of ophthalmic conditions. What do we know about its impact on tear production?Current Opinion in Ophthalmology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology Journal Article Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Maple leaf 'Botox' could prevent wrinkles
Compounds in maple leaf extract can prevent wrinkles from forming. Researchers are using this knowledge to create a 'plant-based Botox.' (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Seniors / Aging Source Type: news

Maple-leaf extract is a 'plant-based Botox', scientists claim
Researchers from the  University of Rhode Island found that extracts in maple leaves, known as GCGs, inhibit the enzyme that causes skin to lose its elasticity and could be used in skincare. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Buckingham Center for Facial Plastic Surgery Has Been Awarded Diamond...
Each year, only a small number of aesthetic providers are bestowed Diamond Status by Allergan, the maker of Botox Cosmetic, Juvederm and Latisse. Austin’s Dr. Edward Buckingham, founder of Buckingham...(PRWeb August 20, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/buckingham_center_for_facial_plastic_surgery_has_been_awarded_diamond_status_by_allergan/prweb15702946.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - August 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Most Botox patients get the injections to look better at WORK
A Northwestern University team found the most common reason for patients getting Botox was to look 'better' in a professional context. Few wanted it for themselves, rather than for others. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Surgeons' warning over Botox on High Street
It comes after Superdrug said it would start offering the treatment in one of its stores. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alarm over the £99 Botox jabs in high street stores - 'All kind of risks can arise'
EXPERTS voiced fears yesterday over plan to offer Botox and filler treatments in high street shops. Superdrug launched the service yesterday in its flagship store in the Strand, London, amid rising demand for skin rejuvenation treatments, with prices starting at £99. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alarm over the £99 Botox jabs in high street stores
EXPERTS voiced fears yesterday over plan to offer Botox and filler treatments in high street shops. Superdrug launched the service yesterday in its flagship store in the Strand, London, amid rising demand for skin rejuvenation treatments, with prices starting at £99. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Migraine Prevention: Botox Wins, but Another Drug Enters the Ring Migraine Prevention: Botox Wins, but Another Drug Enters the Ring
An open-label study prefers Botox over topiramate, but a new migraine prophylactic drug has joined the market, raising options as well as questions.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Could Botox Cousin Combat the Opioid Epidemic?
FRIDAY, July 20, 2018 -- A modified type of botulinum toxin -- botox -- gave mice long-term pain relief and may someday be a safer alternative to opioids as a treatment for chronic pain, according to British researchers. They " deconstructed " the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 20, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Could Botox Cousin Combat the Opioid Epidemic?
Title: Could Botox Cousin Combat the Opioid Epidemic?Category: Health NewsCreated: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - July 20, 2018 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Relieving pain with botox
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - July 19, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Maroso, M. Tags: twis Source Type: news

Synthetic Botox Treats Chronic Pain in Mice
Researchers silence pain neurons in the mouse spinal cord with injections of botulinum toxins modified to bind to the neurons' receptors. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - July 18, 2018 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Botox Tops Topiramate for Chronic Migraine Prevention Botox Tops Topiramate for Chronic Migraine Prevention
Researchers compared tolerability, functional improvement, and more in a head-to-head comparison between onabotulinumtoxinA and topiramate for chronic migraine prevention.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

July 6, 2018: Internet Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Selling $2.3 Million Worth of Non-FDA Approved and Misbranded Botox and Juvederm-Related Products
(Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - July 9, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

The FDA Approved a Topical Treatment for Excessive Underarm Sweating
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a topical wipe that can help curtail excessive underarm sweating, the company behind the product announced Friday. Qbrexza is a cloth that can be applied to the skin daily to reduce perspiration by blocking sweat gland activation, according to an announcement from manufacturer Dermira. The product offers a subtle solution to the millions of people who suffer from primary focal axillary hyperhidrosis, or excessive underarm sweating, which is currently often treated with Botox and other more invasive options. In two clinical trials, Qbrexza was shown to reduce patients’ swe...
Source: TIME: Health - June 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime medicine onetime Source Type: news

FDA approves wipes for excessive armpit sweating
The treatment, Qbrexza, works by blocking receptors responsible for sweat gland activation and can be used once a day. Previously, the 10 million sufferers of the condition had to rely on Botox. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news