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Research & Reviews  272 results

Probing the structure and function of the protease domain of botulinum neurotoxins usin...
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1010169
PLoS Pathogens; Lam KH, Tremblay JM et. al.

Jan 7th, 2022 - Botulinum neurotoxins (BoNTs) are among the deadliest of bacterial toxins. BoNT serotype A and B in particular pose the most serious threat to humans because of their high potency and persistence. To date, there is no effective treatment for late ...

Questioning the legitimacy of bariatric surgery: a qualitative analysis of individuals ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8722749
Surgical Endoscopy; Chao GF, Diaz A et. al.

Jan 5th, 2022 - Little is known about how individuals in the community who qualify for bariatric surgery perceive it and how this affects their likelihood to consider it for themselves. This study is the first qualitative study of a racially and ethnically divers...

Botulinum Toxin Injections in Plastic Surgery
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1271380-overview

Dec 28th, 2021 - Overview Botulinum neurotoxin is the most poisonous substance known. If inhaled, 1 ug would kill a person. [1] It exerts its effect by paralyzing striated muscles or the autonomic-innervated muscles. The muscle paralyzing feature of botulinum toxi...

Botulism outbreak in a rural Ethiopia: a case series.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8686626
BMC Infectious Diseases; Bacha T, Abebaw E et. al.

Dec 22nd, 2021 - Foodborne botulism, a toxin-mediated illness caused by Clostridium botulinum, is a public health emergency. Types A, B, and E C. botulinum toxins commonly cause human disease. Outbreaks are often associated with homemade and fermented foods. Botul...

Emerging off-label esthetic uses of botulinum toxin in dermatology.
https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.15205
Dermatologic Therapy; Phan K, Younessi S et. al.

Nov 19th, 2021 - Botulinum toxin is a neurotoxic protein produced by Clostridium botulinum, the bacterium responsible for botulism. Botulinum toxin was first used for therapeutic indications in the 1970s for the treatment of strabismus. With greater understanding ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  8 results

Functional Outcome of Hemiplegic Upper Extremity in Patients With Subacute Stroke After Kinesiotaping and Rehabilitation
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04027985

Jul 29th, 2021 - Clinical characteristics of impaired motor performance on affected upper extremity in stroke patients included muscle weakness, increased muscle tone, contracture, joint instability, or impaired motor control. Poststroke spasticity (PSS) is also a...

Safety Study of 7 Botulinum Antitoxin Serotypes Derived From Horses
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00360737

Mar 5th, 2020 - Clostridial toxins are amongst the most toxic substances known to science (Middlebrook, 1995). In the United States and other countries, human exposure to Clostridium botulinum toxins usually occurs through food poisoning, wound botulism and colon...

A Pilot Study of Constraint Induced Movement Therapy in Preschool Cerebral Palsy After Botulism Toxin Injection
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04179682

Nov 27th, 2019 - This study was designed to be a pilot study on the use of 4-week 2-hours/day and 2-week 4-hours/day CIMT interventions in children with hemiplegic CP after a BoNT-A injection in preschool education, and compared the effects and psychological stres...

Retrospective Epidemiological Study on Botulism in Intensive Care Units in France
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03658902

Sep 6th, 2018 - Botulism poisoning is a rare but serious illness. Because of it's low incidence, it is not well known by physicians. Most studies describing botulism date back to the last century and do not take into account recent advances in intensive care. The...

BT-011 Pharmacokinetics of Botulism Antitoxin Heptavalent in Pediatric Patients
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02051062

Jan 26th, 2018 - Objectives: The purpose of this study is to collect one serum sample from pediatric patients in order to analyze the pharmacokinetics of BAT® to verify the currently approved pediatric dosing recommendations. Protocol Design: This is a single arm,...

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News  39 results

Testing for LEMS
https://www.onclive.com/view/testing-for-lems

Dec 21st, 2021 - David Gerber, MD: Steve, it might be helpful at this point to go over how we diagnose and test for LEMS [Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome]. Steven Vernino, MD, PhD: As neurologists, when we see conditions that make us think about paraneoplastic ...

New Botulism Guidelines Focus on Mass-Casualty Events
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/952251

Jun 1st, 2021 - Botulinum toxin is said to be the most lethal substance known. Inhaling just 1-3 nanograms of toxin per kilogram of body mass constitutes a lethal dose.  Now the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has published the first comprehensiv...

Speaking of Pandemics: The Art and Science of Risk Communication
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/933729

Jul 10th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci. Coronavirus response coordinator Deborah Birx. County health officials across the United States. The Covi...

Speaking of Pandemics: The Art and Science of Risk Communication
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/933729

Jul 10th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci. Coronavirus response coordinator Deborah Birx. County health officials across the United States. The Covi...

Medical Mystery: Beer-Linked Kidney Failure and Paralysis
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/925834

Feb 27th, 2020 - Eduardo Valle, MD, a second-year medical resident in Brazil, was sitting in the hospital cafeteria with his fellow residents in late December when they heard news of the emergency department's newest patient. A middle-aged man with abdominal pain,...

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Patient Education  4 results see all →