Groom walks again in time for his wedding after having BOTOX injections in his legs
James Taylor, 22, from Birmingham, was dependent on crutches after developing snapping hip syndrome which caused pain every time he tried to walk. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 12, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Botox injection that could freeze prostate cancer
Botox jabs could tackle prostate cancer. The toxin, best known for 'freezing' wrinkles, is being investigated for its effects on cancer and symptoms of an enlarged prostate. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 12, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Botox modified for the treatment of pain
A team of 22 scientists from 11 research institutes led by Professor Bazbek Davletov, now at the University of Sheffield, created and characterised a new molecule that was able to alleviate hypersensitivity to inflammatory pain. The work is featured on the cover of the October 2013 issue of the scientific journal Bioconjugate Chemistry. Professor Bazbek Davletov joined the Department of Biomedical Science in September last year from the Medical Research Council's Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, where his team developed a new way of joining and rebuilding molecules... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 4, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pain / Anesthetics Source Type: news

Scientists modify Botox for the treatment of pain
(University of Sheffield) Scientists have manufactured a new bio-therapeutic molecule that could be used to treat neurological disorders such as chronic pain and epilepsy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 31, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Allergan's Vistabel gets positive opinion from ANSM to treat crow’s feet
Allergan has received a positive opinion for its Vistabel (botulinum toxin type A) from France's Agence Nationale de Sécurité du Médicament et des Produits de Santé (ANSM), for the treatment of moderate to severe lateral canthal lines (crow's feet li… (Source: Pharmaceutical Technology)
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - October 25, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Botox for Overactive Bladder, Same Cost as AnticholinergicsBotox for Overactive Bladder, Same Cost as Anticholinergics
Although the up-front cost of onabotulinumtoxin A is higher than a daily anticholinergic, the efficacy and safety of the 2 therapies balance out, say researchers. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 23, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology News Source Type: news

Huge Discounts on Botox & Juvederm Now Available for New York and...
In celebration of the launch of their new website Botox & Juvederm Doctor is offering an Introductory Special on both Botox units and Juvederm syringes for clients in the New York and New Jersey...(PRWeb October 18, 2013)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/10/prweb11239538.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - October 18, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New cousin of Botox discovered: Botulinum toxin is so dangerous that scientists are keeping details a secret
The researchers published their work online in The Journal of Infectious Diseases, but certain information was omitted to prevent it being used as a potent new bioweapon. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 10, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Latest BotoxJuvedermDoctor.com Publication Discusses Using BOTOX for...
The experts at BotoxJuvedermDoctor.com have recently published information on how BOTOX can be used to treat migraines. The simple treatment can provide relief for nearly 12% of people living in the...(PRWeb October 09, 2013)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/10/prweb11205628.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - October 9, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New call to regulate dermal fillers
A leading British plastic surgeon says it's "shameful" regulations still haven't been tightened up on injectable products like Botox. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 9, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Botox for overactive bladder approved for Scotland
The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has approved botulinum toxin type A (Botox) as a treatment for urinary incontinence in adults who have an overactive bladder due to multiple sclerosis, where the current medication has not been effective. (Source: Multiple Sclerosis Trust)
Source: Multiple Sclerosis Trust - October 9, 2013 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Botox for bladder approved in Scotland
The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has approved botulinum toxin type A (Botox) as a treatment for people with MS overactive bladders and who are not adequately managed with standard medication. SMC Botulinum toxin - A to Z of MS (Source: Multiple Sclerosis Trust)
Source: Multiple Sclerosis Trust - October 7, 2013 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Repeat Botox OK for Urinary Incontinence in MS Patients
COPENHAGEN (MedPage Today) -- Long-term treatment with serial onabotulinum toxin A (Botox) of urinary incontinence among multiple sclerosis (MS) patients appeared to be safe and effective, researchers reported here. (Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage)
Source: MedPage Today Meeting Coverage - October 6, 2013 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Botox injections not just for cosmetic enhancements
(Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media)
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - September 27, 2013 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Now anti-wrinkle jab Botox is used to treat dysfunctional bladders
The UK drugs regulator has ruled that those with an overactive bladder should have access to Botox if other methods of control prove ineffective. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 24, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Needle risk' over beauty treatments
A health watchdog is concerned that people seeking beauty treatments like Botox could be putting themselves at risk of infections from dirty needles. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 24, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NICE backs Botox for overactive bladder
Women with overactive bladder syndrome should be offered treatment with Botox in some cases, according to guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. (Source: Nursing Times Breaking News)
Source: Nursing Times Breaking News - September 12, 2013 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

FDA Approves Botox for Crow's Feet
Title: FDA Approves Botox for Crow's FeetCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/11/2013 4:36:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 9/12/2013 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - September 12, 2013 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Botox Approved to Treat 'Crow's Feet' (FREE)
By Joe Elia The drug onabotulinumtoxinA, marketed as Botox Cosmetic, has been approved for the temporary treatment of severe lateral canthal lines, commonly … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - September 12, 2013 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

FDA Approves Botox for Crow's Feet
However, cosmetic improvement is only temporary (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 12, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Botox now FDA-approved for treating crow's feet
New approval adds layer of safety data, but experts point out drug had been used on crow's feet for years (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 11, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Botox OK'd for Smoothing Crow's Feet
(MedPage Today) -- SILVER SPRING, Md. -- The botulinum toxin drug Botox Cosmetic can be marketed for temporarily reducing moderate to severe lateral canthal lines -- better known as crow's feet -- in adults, the FDA said Wednesday. (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - September 11, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Okays Botox Cosmetic for 'Crow's Feet'FDA Okays Botox Cosmetic for 'Crow's Feet'
Botox Cosmetic is the only FDA-approved drug treatment option for lateral canthal lines. FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 11, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Alert Source Type: news

FDA approves Botox Cosmetic to improve the appearance of crow’s feet lines
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a new use for Botox Cosmetic (onabotulinumtoxinA) for the temporary improvement in the appearance of moderate to severe lateral canthal lines, known as crow’s feet, in adults. Botox Cosmetic is the only FDA approved drug treatment option for lateral canthal lines. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - September 11, 2013 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Bladder botox to treat incontinence
Botox injections can now be offered as a treatment for urinary incontinence, says England's NHS drugs watchdog. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 11, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin drip: firms rush to cash in on the fad that's tipped to be as big as Botox
Jess Lavers paid £225 for a cocktail of vitamins and minerals to be pumped straight into her bloodstream. Welcome to the surreal world of the drip spa. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 2, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The misery of twitching eyes solved: How a jab of Botox can stop spasms
Botox was first licensed to treat muscle spasms around the eye. Its cosmetic application only came to light as a side effect. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 18, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

I admit it! I've had Botox- but NOT for the reason you think: ANDREW PIERCE reveals the drastic measures he has taken to tackle his sweat problem
Andrew Pierce confesses he is a very sweaty man, and after a boiling Summer of embarrassment and unpleasant smells, he turns to an unlikely solution- the anti-wrinkle potion of smooth-skinned celebrities- Botox. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 10, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Well: The Limits of Cosmetic Surgery
A new study, the first to try to quantify attractiveness after a facelift, brow lift or eyelid surgery, found a tiny but insignificant increase in attractiveness.     (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 1, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By CATHERINE SAINT LOUIS Tags: Plastic Surgery Botox (Drug) Skin Body Surgery and Surgeons Featured Aging Source Type: news

How Botox works could reveal diabetes secrets
Understanding the proteins that are targeted by the cosmetic drug Botox (onabotulinumtoxinA) could lead to breakthroughs against type 2 diabetes, according to researchers at Heriot-Watt University in Scotland. The researchers are using new microscopic techniques on Soluble NSF Attachment Protein Receptor (SNARE) proteins with an aim of discovering how insulin is regulated and how this can change in the development of type 2 diabetes. Botox targets SNARE proteins, preventing them from helping the muscles contract. But the proteins also exist in the beta-cells of the pancreas... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 28, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Botox Leadership: Beware When a Toxic Boss Rules
Toxic leaders anger, frustrate and confuse. Why is your boss so abrupt, disrespectful, degrading and flippant? In the case of Mr. Angel Pettigrew, his recent plastic surgery and Botox treatments stirred up some old psychological issues. When Angel was repulsed by his bloated face he latched out at his employees. Destructive bosses may have strange reasons for bad behavior.read more (Source: Psychology Today Work Center)
Source: Psychology Today Work Center - July 24, 2013 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Alan Goldman, Ph.D. Tags: Work alan goldman boss man Botox botox injections botox leadership; narcissistic boss; toxic boss threat; narcissistic personality disorder; intermittent explosive disorder; botox treatment case in point hefty price leadership style nb Source Type: news

Recent Botulism Cases
Botulism is thought to be rare, but surprisingly, we do here about it in the news from time to time, and not just because of celebrity botox parties....Read Full Post (Source: About.com Pediatrics)
Source: About.com Pediatrics - July 21, 2013 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

The anti-wrinkle pill: Forget Botox and face creams - more women than ever are turning to supplements to defy the ageing process
In the past year, nutraceuticals – dietary supplements, which were once a niche area of the beauty industry – have begun flying off the shelves. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 13, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Glaxo Examines Botox Sales Tactics Used in ChinaGlaxo Examines Botox Sales Tactics Used in China
GlaxoSmithKline said on Monday it was investigating new allegations that its staff had used improper tactics to market Botox in China, but had so far found no evidence of bribery or corruption. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 8, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacist News Source Type: news

GSK examines Botox sales tactics used in China
SHANGHAI/LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline said on Monday it was investigating new allegations that its staff had used improper tactics to market Botox in China, but had so far found no evidence of bribery or corruption. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 8, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Kenya: The Rise and Rise of Botox
[The Star]Miriam's dream was to be an air hostess. But whenever she applied for the job she was turned down. Then she bumped into a lady who worked with one of the airlines and she admitted that Miriam had been rejected because of her looks. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 1, 2013 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Botox injections, normally used as anti-wrinkle treatments, are now being used to calm erratic heartbeats
Doctors are using Botox injections to treat patients with an irregular heartbeat. The toxin is injected into fat pads surrounding the heart to paralyse the nerves triggering the faulty rhythm. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 25, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Botulinum Fails in Rare Movement Disorder (CME/CE)
SYDNEY (MedPage Today) -- Despite success in treatment of other movement disorders, botulinum toxin type A failed to make much difference in outcomes of individuals diagnosed with rare hereditary spastic paraplegia, researchers said here. (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - June 20, 2013 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Ethics: the questions posed by our bionic bodies | Observer editorial
Science is sending us towards a posthuman future. We need to decide if that's where we should be goingIn the cult 1970s television show, The Six Million Dollar Man, astronaut Steve Austin (Lee Majors) is shown crash-landing on Earth, then being whisked into an operating theatre. "Gentleman, we have the capability to make the world's first bionic man," intones the narrator over the opening credits. "Steve Austin will be that man… Better, stronger, faster."Today, as our profile in the New Review of Bertolt Meyer, a young Swiss man whose life has been transformed by a £30,000 prosthetic device...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 16, 2013 Category: Science Authors: Observer editorial Tags: Biology Health Medical research Nanotechnology Society Ageing The Observer Science Editorials Comment is free Source Type: news

Doctor fees drop for Botox, hair removal
Read the full story on MD Consult: Doctor fees drop for Botox, hair removal (Source: MD Consult: News: Top Stories)
Source: MD Consult: News: Top Stories - June 6, 2013 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Look great on your big sunshine break
I AM having Botox and a laser treatment before I go on my honeymoon. Is it safe to fly and go in the sun after these treatments? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 30, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Botox at just 20? How younger women than ever are using cosmetic treatment as a 'preventative' measure against early aging
The number of women in that age group using Botox - which temporarily paralyzes the muscles beneath the skin - has risen 10 per cent in just one year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 21, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The UK's first anti-ageing fair: not all Botox and miracle fillers
Yes there was a barrage of waffle, loads of buzz-words and some 'miracle' treatments on offer – but good advice on offer tooDo you remember a time before anyone coined the term "anti-ageing"; a time when the most a beauty regime consisted of was slapping on some Pond's and a couple of cucumber slices? I don't like "anti-ageing". It's a wrong-headed term that manages to be both negative and misleading – as though the act of ageing represents some kind of personal failure. I appreciate it's catchy from a marketing point of view but can we not be a bit more honest, please? I love a new beauty t...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 15, 2013 Category: Science Authors: Invisible Woman Tags: Biology Fashion Health guardian.co.uk & wellbeing Society Beauty Life and style Editorial Ageing Science Source Type: news

Botox Reveals New Wrinkle In Brain Communication
National Institutes of Health researchers used the popular anti-wrinkle agent Botox to discover a new and important role for a group of molecules that nerve cells use to quickly send messages. This novel role for the molecules, called SNARES, may be a missing piece that scientists have been searching for to fully understand how brain cells communicate under normal and disease conditions. "The results were very surprising," said Ling-Gang Wu, Ph.D., a scientist at NIH's National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 6, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Epilepsy Source Type: news

NIH study uses Botox to find new wrinkle in brain communication
>National Institutes of Health researchers used the popular anti-wrinkle agent Botox to discover a new and important role for a group of molecules that nerve cells use to quickly send messages. This novel role for the molecules, called SNARES, may be a missing piece that scientists have been searching for to fully understand how brain cells communicate under normal and disease conditions. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 2, 2013 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH study uses Botox to find new wrinkle in brain communication
(NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) National Institutes of Health researchers used the popular anti-wrinkle agent Botox to discover a new and important role for a group of molecules that nerve cells use to quickly send messages. This novel role for the molecules, called SNARES, may be a missing piece that scientists have been searching for to fully understand how brain cells communicate under normal and disease conditions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 2, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Move over, Botox: Toxin-free wrinkle-busting treatment using the power of COLD launches in the UK
iovera, or ‘Frotox’ as it has been nicknamed, is a toxin-free wrinkle treatment delivering immediate results with nothing left behind in the body. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 30, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman who suffered horrific burns in freak accident is the first in the world to have her injuries treated with BOTOX
Karen Croule, 54, from Lincolnshire, suffered burns to her face, neck and hands and needed several skin grafts. As is common for burns sufferers, she was left with very itchy skin - which has been cured with Botox. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 30, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Maria's story proof Botox can make you depressed? The anti-ageing drug could be freezing our emotions along with our wrinkles...
Psychologist Dr Michael Lewis of Cardiff University says many women who have Botox to get rid of laughter lines can feel depressed, because they can no longer smile properly. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 29, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women using so much Botox it's stopped working: Users develop antibodies making treatment less effective
They say the drug, a type of neurotoxin, is failing to freeze the facial muscles of some patients as well as it did before, or for as long. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 28, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news