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2013-07-19 14:34:06

A breakdown of the skin barrier and inflammation in the skin that occurs in eczema could play a key role in triggering food sensitivity in babies, a new study reveals. Scientists say this finding indicates that food allergies may develop via immune cells in the skin rather than the gut, highlighting eczema as a potential target for preventing food allergy in children. A link between eczema and food allergy has been known for some time, but researchers from King's College London and the...

2013-06-11 23:27:10

Beat Eczema created by Susan Clark is a new Eczema treatment book that provides people with an innovative treatment for Eczema and detailed instructions how to get rid of Eczema naturally and quickly. A full Beat Eczema review on the site Vkool.com indicates if this book is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Beat Eczema created by Susan Clark is a new Eczema treatment book that provides people with an innovative treatment for Eczema and detailed instructions how to get rid of...

2013-06-06 19:50:51

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and colleagues report that the herpes simplex virus type-1 (HSV-1), which affects an estimated 50 to 80 percent of all American adults, exploits an immune system receptor to boost its infectivity and ability to cause disease. The findings are published in the June 6, 2013 issue of Nature Communications. HSV-1 is a persistent and problematic pathogen. Typically, it infects victims through oral secretions (kissing,...

2013-05-21 23:18:09

Innovative and effective OTC treatment for itchy skin ready to hit store shelves. Bergen County, New Jersey (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 The first ever over-the-counter anti-itch ointment remedy to carry the USDA Organic Certified Seal, Anti Itchbalm, is ready to come to pharmacies and drug stores across the country. It's an innovative and effective product which will help attract more customers to independently owned pharmacies looking to better serve their community. US Organic Group Corp. has...

2013-05-21 23:17:27

First peer-reviewed article testing CLn® BodyWash shows dramatic results on children with eczema. Dallas, Tx. (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Dallas-based TopMD Skin Care today announced results of its first peer- reviewed journal article testing the efficacy of their flagship product, CLn® BodyWash for easing symptoms of eczema. The clinical study results appear in the May/June 2013 issue of Pediatric Dermatology. The article, “A Novel Sodium Hypochlorite Cleanser Shows Clinical...

2013-05-16 23:32:49

As the prevalence of eczema grows and consumers seek affordable ways to cope with recurring skin issues, TriDerma launches its Eczema Fast Healing and Psoriasis Control creams into the First Aid section of drugstores and supercenters nationwide. TriDerma becomes part of wider trend of pharmacy health and wellness programs. Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 TriDerma announced that it has added Eczema Fast Healing and Psoriasis Control to the First Aid assortment at pharmacies and supercenters...

2013-05-10 11:49:05

A novel gene associated with canine atopic dermatitis has been identified by a team of researchers led by professors Kerstin Lindblad-Toh, Uppsala university and Ã…ke Hedhammar, SLU, Sweden. The gene encodes a protein called plakophilin 2, which is crucial for the formation and proper functioning of the skin structure, suggesting an aberrant skin barrier as a potential risk factor for atopic dermatitis. Details appear today in the open-access journal PLoS Genetics. Atopic...

2013-04-30 13:16:45

Research into the complementary therapies evening primrose oil and borage oil shows little, if any, benefit for people with eczema compared with placebo, according to a new systematic review. The authors, who published their review in The Cochrane Library, conclude that further studies on the therapies would be difficult to justify. Atopic eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is an itchy skin condition with no known cure. Usually emerging in childhood, it affects about 10 to 20% of...


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