Scientists find way to refine botox for new uses

“British scientists have developed a new way of joining and rebuilding molecules and used it to refine the anti-wrinkle treatment botox in an effort to improve its use for Parkinson’s, cerebral palsy and chronic migraine. Researchers at the Medical Research Council’s Laboratory of Molecular Biology said their results also open up ways to develop new forms of Clostridium botulinum neurotoxin, commonly known as botox, which may be used as long-term painkillers.” More…