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roshni
09-19-2006, 10:59 AM
PIONEERING surgeons are using the beauty treatment Botox to cure bladder problems in multiple sclerosis sufferers.

Until now the procedure, which involves injecting botulinum toxin, has been used to reduce lines and wrinkles.

However, at Edinburgh's Western General Hospital, it has dramatically reduced incontinence among MS patients, and it could now be trialed on other people who suffer from bladder complaints.

Link: http://edinburghnews.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=1380832006 (http://edinburghnews.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=1380832006)