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a neurotoxin (trade name Botox) that is used clinically in small quantities to treat strabismus and facial spasms and other neurological disorders characterized by abnormal muscle contractions

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Botox is widely known for its cosmetic uses, but it has medical uses too--most notably to relieve the pain of migraine headaches.
I do something called Baby Botox - a small amount that gives a general softening of lines rather than a frozen look.
Botox injected into the bladder muscle relaxes the organ and increases its storage capacity thus reducing incontinence, according to the FDA.
A previous study had indicated that Botox was a promising weight loss option.
Vous savez, on ne decide pas comme ca de faire des injections de Botox. Il est imperatif de consulter d'abord le specialiste qui, seul, pourra vous dire si vous avez reellement besoin du Botox ou non.
Ritika, too, chose Botox. " I used to dread going outdoors.
Okay, so this whole Botox for kids thing is preposterous, but what Kipp can't believe is that shows like GMA didn't do their homework first to see if anything about this story is fishy.
It was found that the group who underwent Botox and Restylane treatment had difficulty identifying emotions, while the other group showed higher scores than their counterparts.
In March the FDA approved Botox for treatment of increased muscle stiffness in the elbow, wrist and fingers in adults with upper limb spasticity, the most substantial use during the relevant time period, and thus its label now includes directions for that use.
Because parts of their faces are paralyzed for three to four months after the procedure, Botox patients provide a novel line of support for this idea, as well as for the notion that facial expressions activate links between brain regions responsible for emotions and language, says psychology graduate student David Havas of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Botox was approved in the UK this month for the treatment of migraines, however, the high costs of the cosmetic treatment as well as lingering safety concerns may restrict its ability to penetrate this new market.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Made popular for its ability to smooth wrinkles when injected into the face, Botox - a toxin known to weaken or paralyze certain nerves and muscles - may have another use that goes beyond the cosmetic.
Galderma, a joint venture between L'Oreal and Nestle in the UK, is launching the first direct rival to Botox for treatment of vertical lines between the eyebrows.
If Botox is made from a substance that can cause food poisoning, how can it be safe to use in cosmetic procedures?