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Chronic Headache with Psychiatric Comorbidities: Is Botulinum Toxin A Effective?

Monthly Prescribing Reference (registration) - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Botulinum toxin A (BTA) alleviated the severity and frequency of chronic daily headache and improved depression and anxiety, a study in the International Journal of Neuroscience found.

Wraps recalled over potentially fatal bacteria

FoodManufacture.co.uk - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) reported the company had not demonstrated satisfactory manufacturing controls to prevent the growth and toxin production of Clostridium botulin.

Bogus nurse gave Botox in her kitchen, investigation finds

BBC News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Botulinum toxin is a prescription-only medicine meaning it is regulated by legislation. It can only be prescribed by a doctor, dentist or nurse in a specific patient's name - and can only be used for that patient.
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Some questioning Chinese efforts to drive a furry mammal to extinction

Alaska Dispatch News - ‎3 hours ago‎
In 2006, it stepped up the campaign across huge parts of the vast, newly created Sanjiangyuan National Nature Reserve, now using botulinum toxin. Awang Chumpey, a yak herder who hates the pika, on land he owns in Yushu County, in the southern part of ...

Everything You've Ever Wanted to Ask a Top L.A. Dermatologist

W Magazine - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
She's fiercely loyal, always game for a laugh and gives excellent botulinum toxin injections (or so I've heard…).

Wraps recalled over botulism fears

Somerset Live - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Botulinum toxin may cause a serious form of food poisoning called botulism and can be fatal. A recall from customers is being carried out as a precautionary measure.

Alder Reports Positive Top-Line 24-Week Data Demonstrating Persistent Migraine Prevention in Phase 2b Study of ...

Nasdaq - ‎5 hours ago‎
Currently, preventive medications approved for migraine include beta blockers (such as propranolol), topiramate, sodium valproate and botulinum toxin, or Botox. Medication side-effects, such as cognitive impairment, nausea, fatigue and sleep ...

Revance Therapeutics Inc (RVNC) Updated Price Targets

FTSE News - ‎6 hours ago‎
The Company is focused on the development, manufacturing and commercialization of botulinum toxin products for multiple aesthetic and therapeutic indications.

For home food preservation: How do I ……?

Daily American Online - ‎15 hours ago‎
With gardens coming into full swing, I will begin to get more and more calls related to home canning and freezing of those fresh fruits and vegetables we wait so patiently for each year.

Revance Therapeutics to Release Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results Thursday, August 4, 2016

Business Wire (press release) - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
NEWARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--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 release second ...

Lytham Foods recalls wraps over fears of botulism food poisoning risk

Stoke Sentinel - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
A MANUFACTURING firm has issued a recall notice on one of its lunch products amid fears over a serious form of food poisoning. The Food Standards Agency said Freshbite Wraps made by Lytham Foods had been recalled over concerns about the ...

Changing patients' lives

Dental Economics - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Using the techniques taught in the course, Dr. Esposito used a combination of ethyl chloride, botulinum toxin (Botox, Allergan, or Xeomin, STATDDS), and trigger-point injections to treat Dan's TMJ and orofacial pain.

How to spot and treat botulism as outbreaks continue in the North

Agriland - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
It is caused by toxins produced by bacteria which are present in high levels in decaying organic matter such as bird and animal carcasses, DAERA has said.

Revance Announces Completion of Pre-Phase 3 Meeting with FDA for RT002 Injectable to Treat Glabellar Lines

Business Wire (press release) - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
NEWARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Revance Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:RVNC), a biotechnology company developing botulinum toxin products for use in aesthetic and therapeutic indications, today announced the completion of its Type B / pre-IND ...

What Makes the World's Deadliest Animals Tick?

Observer - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
While most people use words like “poison,” “toxin” and “venom” interchangeably, venomous animals have very specific characteristics: they both produce a toxin that causes a substantial amount of harm in small doses, and have a specific means of ...

Medical aesthetics market to grow at a CAGR of 10.8% by 2020 scrutinized in new research

WhaTech - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The global medical aesthetics market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 10.8% in the forecast period. The increasing demand of minimally invasive and non-invasive aesthetic procedures, technological advancements in energy based devices, and rapid ...

Stiff neck might be indicator of cervical dystonia: physician

Taipei Times - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Hoe was diagnosed with neck dystonia and was treated with botulinum toxin injections, known as Botox, Tsai said. Botulinum toxin is a neural signal blocker that is used for treating neck dystonia, Tsai said, adding that the injections usually take ...

Hong Kong investigates 9th suspected iatrogenic botulism case

Outbreak News Today - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
According to information provided by the patient, she had received injection to her bilateral calves for slimming purposes in a beauty premises in Shenzhen, Guangdong, on July 8 but she was uncertain whether the injection received was botulinum toxin.

China tried to drive a furry mammal to extinction. Maybe that wasn't such a good idea.

Washington Post - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
... first with sodium fluoroacetate and then zinc phosphide, across nearly 140,000 square miles of grassland. In 2006, it stepped up the campaign across huge parts of the vast, newly created Sanjiangyuan National Nature Reserve, now using botulinum toxin.

Notice: Canada Post Service Disruption

Canadian Food Inspection Agency (press release) - ‎Jul 15, 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.
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