Latest atopic dermatitis Stories
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?
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.
Scientists of Helmholtz Zentrum MÃ¼nchen and the Center of Allergy and Environment (ZAUM) of Technische UniversitÃ¤t MÃ¼nchen have discovered a new type of immune cells - the Th22 cells - which can protect the body against inflammation and aid in tissue repair.
A new type of immune cell that can be out of control in certain chronic inflammatory diseases, worsening the symptoms of conditions like psoriasis and asthma, is described for the first time this week in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
Vaccination can lower children's risk of allergy. Cathleen Muche-Borowski and her coauthors present a clinical practice guideline for allergy prevention in the current issue of Deutsches Ã„rzteblatt International (Dtsch Arztebl Int 2009; 106: 625-31).
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Provectus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
BOSTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite having access to some of the best health care in the world, many Americans with the most common form of eczema, known as atopic dermatitis, have sought relief from "alternative medicines." However, dermatologists caution that patients seeking alternative treatments to alleviate symptoms of this common, chronic, inflammatory skin disease marked by red, itchy rashes, risk developing more severe symptoms by delaying treatment. At the American...
TURKU, Finland, July 3 /PRNewswire/ -- BioCis Pharma Ltd., a privately held drug development company with its headquarters in Turku, Finland, announced positive results from its Phase IIa clinical trial of ProtoCure(TM) emulsion cream, the company's novel topical drug for dermatology.
Eczema patients at risk for serious viral infections have more severe disease, are more likely to be allergic to food and other allergens, and have a frequent history of staph infections, according to researchers at National Jewish Health and other institutions in the NIH-funded Atopic Dermatitis Vaccinia Network.
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