botulinum toxin

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any of several neurotoxins that are produced by the anaerobic bacterium Clostridium botulinum

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"The type of botulin toxin most commonly associated with avian botulism has not been reported to be associated with human disease and therefore the risk to human health is considered to be very low.
Risk factors for lower success rates after surgical treatment are severe preoperative dysphagia, low LES pressures, severe esophageal dilation, and previous endoscopic dilation or botulin toxin treatment [6].
Botulin toxin (BTX) injections into the muscles that cause blinking can provide relief over a few weeks.
In the context of poisoning, respiratory muscles can be paralysed by botulin toxin, neuromuscular blockers, organophosphates, neurotoxic snake venom, strychnine, tetanus, etc.
coli, tularemia, botulin toxin, and tick-borne diseases.
Dr Bach McComb jabbed Bonnie and Eric Kaplan with raw botulin toxin rather than the anti-wrinkle drug derived from it.
A thousandth of a milligram of botulin toxin will kill an adult.
Before the Gulf War it was suggested that Iraqi experts were working on botulin toxin in addition to anthrax and plague as part of its biological and bacteriological weapons programme.
Before the Gulf War, it was suggested that Iraqi experts were working on botulin toxin in addition to anthrax and plague as part of its biological and bacteriological weapons programme.
In Japan, the use of hyaluronic acid and botulin toxin is not officially permitted for plastic surgery, but the health ministry allows doctors to decide whether they can be used or not.
Bush devoted much of his speech to outlining his goals for Project BioShield, a $6 billion, 10-year project to speed the research, production and availability of vaccines and treatments against smallpox, anthrax, botulin toxin and other.
Saadi said 157 of the R-400 bombs contained aflotoxin, anthrax and botulin toxin. He said Baghdad has been excavating them and so far has uncovered 8 intact bombs.