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Report: Anti-Wrinkle Treatment Linked to Serious Birth Defects

Posted on Mar 6, 2009 in Health & Wellness

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 | An anti-wrinkle treatment that is virtually identical to Botox has been linked to serious birth defects. An Australian baby was born deaf and blind in November 2005 after the mother was given facial cosmetic injections of the drug Dysport in her first week of pregnancy. Documents from the Federal Health and Ageing Department in Australia, released under Freedom of Information, have revealed the “serious and unexpected pregnancy outcome.” Dysport and Botox are both botulinum type A toxin drugs rapidly growing in popularity as...

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