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Global Botulinum Toxin Market: Size, Trends and Forecasts 2016-2020 - Research and Markets

Business Wire (press release) - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Global Botulinum Toxin Market: Size, Trends and Forecasts (2016-2020) provides an in-depth analysis of the global botulinum toxin market with detailed analysis of the actual and the expected market size along with the market size of each market segment ...

Botulinum Toxin Treatment of Neuropathic Pain

Medscape - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
In this review the authors discuss the pathophysiology and conventional treatment of neuropathic pain and provide evidenced-based statements on the efficacy of botulinum neurotoxins (BoNTs) in this form of pain. The level of efficacy for BoNT treatment ...

Updated guidance on botulinum toxin formulations for four indications - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
The American Academy of Neurology has issued an update to its 2008 guidelines on the use of botulinum toxin for the treatment of spasticity, cervical dystonia, blepharospasm and migraine headache.

David Simpson from Mount Sinai Hospital: Botulinum Toxin Past, Present, Future

MD Magazine - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
When the American Academy of Neurology held its annual meeting in Vancouver, David M. Simpson, MD, of Mount Sinai Hospital, discussed the Academy's recommendations on botulinum toxin, as well as the history of the toxin and where current research ...
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Guidelines Updated: Botulinum toxin for spasticity, headache, other brain disorders

Science Daily - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
Botulinum toxin is made by a certain type of bacteria. The drug works to block release of substances at nerve endings, which, from effects in different nerves, will lead to reduced muscle contraction and less transmission of pain signals.

AAN Updates Guidelines on Use of Botulinum Toxin for Spasticity, Headache, Other Brain Disorders

Yahoo News - ‎Apr 18, 2016‎
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 18, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has updated its 2008 guidelines on the use of botulinum toxin for spasticity, cervical dystonia, blepharospasm and migraine headache, ...
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Botox Can Be A Vital Neurological Treatment For Chronic And Episodic Migraines

News Every day - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
Apart from its wide use in cosmetics, botulinum toxin (BTX), commonly called Botox, is also beneficial to people suffering from chronic medical problems, including central nervous system conditions that have links with involuntary muscle movement, pain ...

Research details developments in the botulinum toxin market 2016 global analysis & forecast research study

WhaTech - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Whether one delves into the report for a regional perspective or for a bird's eye view of a larger geographical stretch, the document presents invaluable facts and figures, news and views, on all relevant Global realities.

David Simpson from Mount Sinai Hospital: New Guidelines Provide Clearer Picture for Botulinum Toxin Use

MD Magazine - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
One of the major developments in the new guidelines was the use of the toxin in treatment of neurological diseases. The previous guidelines revolved around articles published in 2008, which focused on a wide range of botulinum's use. But since then ...

AAN: Botulinum Toxin Approved for Use in Chronic Migraine

Huewire News - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
The guidelines was updated after the researchers reviewed certain scientific studies which were conducted on the four preparations of botulinum toxin that is available in the United States. Chronic migraine is defined as attacks that occur 15 or more ...

Surgery for chronic temporal headaches: Simplified approach shows good results

Science Daily - ‎18 hours ago‎
They also had a positive result on preoperative testing--either injection of botulinum toxin (Botox) to temporarily block muscle activity, or local anesthetics to temporarily block the involved nerve.

BPH Patients' Urinary Retention Improves with Botox Injection in Bladder Neck: a Case Report

BPH News - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
This report represents a preliminary study showing that botulinum toxin injection in the bladder neck is a potential minimally invasive, tolerated, and cost-effective treatment for urinary retention symptoms in patients with benign prostatic ...

Floating bird carcasses make waves in botulism research

Great Lakes Echo - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Using satellites to follow dead birds drifting on Lake Michigan may hold the key to locating the source of the elusive botulinum toxin, which causes paralysis and death in birds. To track down where waterbirds might be exposed to the toxin, a recent ...

Revance Therapeutics to Release First Quarter 2016 Financial Results Monday, May 9, 2016

Nasdaq - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
NEWARK, Calif., April 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Revance Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:RVNC), a biotechnology company developing botulinum toxin products for use in aesthetic and therapeutic indications, today announced that the Company will ...

Considering Botox? Here's How to Do It Right at 20, 30, and 40

Yahoo News - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
Botox is an FDA-approved drug made up of botulinum toxins that, when injected into the facial muscles, temporarily blocks local nerve impulses that trigger contractions.

Doctor's Orders: The Benefits and Hazards of Botox

Observer - ‎Apr 18, 2016‎
Botox is a drug made from a toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. It's the same toxin that causes a life-threatening type of food poisoning called botulism. In botulism, the toxin prevents normal muscle contraction potentially ...
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Pennsylvania company recalls vegetable soup due to botulism risk

Outbreak News Today - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Food borne botulism occurs when the bacterium Clostridium botulinum is allowed to grow and produce toxin in food that is later eaten without sufficient heating or cooking to inactivate the toxin.

Broker Roundup For Revance Therapeutics Inc (RVNC)

Share Trading News - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The Company is focused on the development, manufacturing and commercialization of botulinum toxin products for multiple aesthetic and therapeutic indications.
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Food Recall Warning - Caraway-pepper salami manufactured by Webbersfood Ltd. recalled due to potential presence ...

Canadian Food Inspection Agency (press release) - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Food contaminated with Clostridium botulinum toxin may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, fatigue, dizziness, blurred or double vision, dry mouth, respiratory failure and paralysis.

Second Fatality Attributed to Ohio Church Potluck Botulism Outbreak

Food Poisoning Bulletin - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The outbreak is the largest botulism outbreak to strike the U.S. in 40 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).