Botox makes unnerving journey into our nervous system

16 abril 2015

Researchers have shown how Botox — also known as Botulinum neurotoxin serotype A — is transported via our nerves back to the central nervous system. Botox — best known for its ability to smooth wrinkles — has been extremely useful for the treatment of over-active muscles and spasticity as it promotes local and long-term paralysis. To date, it has generally been accepted as safe.