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2010-07-12 14:01:00

LONGMONT, Colo., July 12 -- /PRNewswire/ With the recent concern that steroidal, cortisone-based rash and eczema creams cause skin cancer, millions of people are left wondering how to best treat eczema and rashes. Cortisone creams often relieve the symptoms but don't produce long-term remission from dermatitis. Such creams leave the skin in a more delicate condition. Frustration over how to safely treat dermatitis led master herbalist Steven Frank to develop herbal lotion for eczema. Mr....

2010-06-21 01:46:00

ANTONY, France, June 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stallergenes S.A. announces the results of a phase III clinical trial (VO55.06) conducted in China aimed at assessing the efficacy and safety of sublingual immunotherapy (Staloral(R) mites 300) in adult patients suffering from asthma triggered by house dust mites. Study VO55.06 is a phase III randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study conducted over a period of 15 months in 14 centers located in China's main cities....

2010-05-19 23:59:00

GENEVA, May 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Expert Tips for Parents of Children With Eczema Several leading European dermatologists have today launched guidance to help parents reduce the burden of eczema on children living with this disease. Experts from Denmark, France, Germany, Poland and Spain have come together to agree a consensus of 'top tips', which focus on avoiding situations that trigger painful flares and different ways to increase eczema 'flare-free' periods. The 'top...

2010-03-09 09:03:00

RALEIGH, N.C., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Arbor Pharmaceuticals ("Arbor"), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused exclusively on pediatric medicine, announced today that the company has launched Pediaderm(TM) HC Complete Kit - an innovative new product for the comprehensive management of atopic dermatitis. Pediaderm HC Complete Kit contains Pediaderm HC (Hydrocortisone Lotion USP 2%) and patented Pediaderm Protective Emollient with Triple Synergy Technology(TM). Pediaderm HC Complete Kit...

2010-03-08 09:47:00

-- Gene Linked to Eosinophilic Esophagitis Plays Key Role in Inflammation-- PHILADELPHIA, March 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pediatrics researchers have identified the first major gene location responsible for a severe, often painful type of food allergy called eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). In this disease, which may cause weight loss, vomiting, heartburn and swallowing difficulties, a patient may be unable to eat a wide variety of foods. After performing a genome-wide association...

2010-03-08 08:23:19

Gene linked to eosinophilic esophagitis plays key role in inflammation Pediatrics researchers have identified the first major gene location responsible for a severe, often painful type of food allergy called eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). In this disease, which may cause weight loss, vomiting, heartburn and swallowing difficulties, a patient may be unable to eat a wide variety of foods. After performing a genome-wide association study, the study team found EoE was linked to a region of...

2010-03-04 13:00:00

Dermatologists can help identify allergens linked to this skin condition MIAMI, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Itchy irritated skin can leave some people scratching their heads trying to determine the cause of this bothersome condition. What did they touch? Is it just dry skin gone awry? Are they allergic to something in their home or workplace? The answers to these questions could require not only a little detective work, but the help of a dermatologist who can diagnose and treat the...

2010-03-03 08:12:00

REHOVOT, Israel, and SAN DIEGO, California, March 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Foamix Ltd., (Foamix), a leading developer of topical foams for dermatological and gynecological use, and Therapeutics Inc. (TI), an innovative drug development company, announced today a joint venture that will focus on developing new prescription medicated foam formulations and demonstrating their safety and efficacy. The partnership will accelerate the development of value-added foam formulations for the...

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2010-01-25 14:10:50

Allergies and asthma are a continuing health problem in most developed countries, but just how do these ailments develop over the course of a childhood? In a population-based study designed to help answer this question, researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) found that 40 per cent "“ or two of five -- of nearly 5,000 two-year-olds had at least one reported allergy-related disorder. The most common symptom was wheezing, which was reported in 26 per cent...

2009-12-02 06:03:00

LUND, Sweden, December 2 /PRNewswire/ -- DermaGen AB - part of the Karolinska Development dermatology and wound healing company "Pergamum" - today announced that Dermagen AB has received promising results from a clinical Phase I/IIa study. DermaGen AB is developing a novel antimicrobial peptide (AMP) treatment for atopic dermatitis. Atopic dermatitis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease where dry skin and the skin's weakened barrier function make patients susceptible to colonization by...


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