Tag: botox

How This Wrinkle Filler Also Kills Pain

While botulinum toxin — aka “Botox” — is commonly known as a cosmetic treatment for facial lines and wrinkles, a growing body of evidence suggests that it can also be an effective treatment for certain sports injuries and chronic pain conditions, according to a review in the June issue of Current Sports Medicine Reports.

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Building a Better Botox

New research at Boston Children’s Hospital finds that some small engineering tweaks to botox B could make it more effective and longer-lasting with fewer side effects. The findings were reported recently in PLOS Biology.

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