Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 15:31
Researchers have discovered a way of traversing the blood-brain barrier, as well as a similar physiological obstacle in the eye, the retinal-blood barrier.
Last Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013, 15:30
Researchers have claimed that a toxin produced by the common bacteria Staphylococcus aureus -known as "staph" - causes immune-system cells in the skin to react in a way that produces eczema-like rashes.
Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 13:09
Scientists have created a new bio-therapeutic molecule that could be used to treat neurological disorders such as chronic pain and epilepsy.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 21:54
Researchers have identified an underlying biochemical mechanism that helps make cholera toxin so deadly, often resulting in life-threating diarrhea.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013, 15:08
New engineered spider protein, created from parts of a toxin from the reaper spider, may be a promising candidate for developing therapeutic serums or vaccines against other venoms.
Last Updated: Monday, March 04, 2013, 11:59
Botulinum toxin could have an enormous potential in treatment of inflammatory skin diseases like psoriasis and eczema, researchers have claimed.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 10:49
Injecting Botox into the stomach had been believed to delay emptying of the stomach, increase feelings of fullness and reduce body weight.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 08, 2013, 17:21
Injecting botox into the arm muscles of stroke survivors may help in their long-term recovery, according to an Australian research.