Tag: "botulism" at medical news
Neurotransmission Machinery Visualized For The First Time
...rane," said Brunger. "Diseases such as tetanus and botulism
takeadvantage of the fusion machinery by attacking these ties betweenneurotransmitter-filled vesicles and the neuron's membrane, effectively cuttingthe winch cable and causing neurological symptoms." Advances in knowledge about the protein complex's ...
UW awarded $1 million grant from The Paul G. Allen Foundation for Medical Research
...er's research so far has shown that application of botulism
toxin, marketed as Botox, significantly decreases pain and difficulty with urination in men diagnosed with prostatitis in cases where antibiotics have failed. Berger has demonstrated the presence of spinal chord sensitization for the first time, and ...
Outbreak of foodborne botulism traced from food sold at Texas salvage store
...able online, reports that an outbreak of foodborne botulism
in Texas in 2001, involving 16 cases, was traced back to storing conditions at a salvage store. A salvage store is a facility involved in the buying, selling, reconditioning, and disposing of merchandise that may have been partially damaged. Usually...