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2012-05-02 22:22:03

LUXEMBOURG, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Creabilis SA, a European biotechnology company specialising in the development of treatments for dermatology, inflammation and pain, announces today that Dr Simon Russell has been appointed as Chief Business Officer. Dr Russell joins Creabilis from Novartis Pharma AG where he held a number global strategic marketing roles and most recently Head of Global Marketing for ILARIS (canakinumab). He was previously Head of Strategic...

2012-03-27 02:27:02

IRVINE, Calif., March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Animal Dermatology Clinic, the largest group of board certified veterinary dermatology specialists nationwide, sees increases in allergic symptoms in pets as pollen counts skyrocket. With seven full-time hospitals and twenty-two satellite locations the twenty-one doctors that makeup Animal Dermatology Clinic provide a variety of diagnostics and medical therapies to help pets who suffer from allergies. Environmental allergies in dogs...

2012-02-28 09:38:56

Discovery of new cell that has potential for targeted treatment of asthma A collaboration between scientists in Trinity College Dublin and the United Kingdom has identified new processes that lead to the development of a novel cell implicated in allergies. The discovery has the potential for new strategies to treat asthma and other allergic diseases. The research findings have just been published in the leading international journal Nature Immunology. The work was performed by Professor...

2012-02-03 19:00:50

Sunshine may help to prevent allergies and eczema Increased exposure to sunlight may reduce the risk of both food allergies and eczema in children, according to a new scientific study published this week. Researchers from the European Centre for Environment & Human Health, along with several Australian institutions, have found that children living in areas with lower levels of sunlight are at greater risk of developing food allergies and the skin condition eczema, compared to those...

2012-01-25 05:59:00

The basic needs of Canadians with skin diseases are not being met OTTAWA, Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The Canadian Skin Patient Alliance (CSPA) today released Skin Deep: A Report Card on Access to Dermatological Care and Treatment in Canada, an evaluation of patients' access to dermatologic care and treatment.  Its purpose is to provide policy-makers with facts necessary to make better decisions for improving access to effective care for millions of Canadians. "This...

2011-12-02 13:12:00

Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall allergies all present challenges JANESVILLE, Wis., Dec. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Allergies, whether indoor or outdoor, present challenges in every season and with every age group. An allergy is an exaggerated immune response or reaction to substances that are generally not harmful. Allergic reactions, Allergy testing, Allergy to mold, dander, dust Atopic dermatitis (eczema), Contact dermatitis, Drug allergies, Food allergies, Hay fever...

2011-11-29 08:27:05

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Eczema is caused by yeast that causes inflammation of the skin. Scientists found that this strain of yeast can be killed by certain proteins, potentially leading to a new treatment for this debilitating skin condition and several other inflammatory skin conditions. Atopic eczema, characterized by dry, itchy, flaking skin, is increasing in prevalence in children and adults. While the cause of eczema remains unknown, one  trigger factor is the yeast Malassezia...

2011-11-09 12:00:00

Steroid-free treatment for mild, moderate, and severe atopic dermatitis in adults and children South Plainfield, N.J. (PRWEB) November 09, 2011 PuraCapâ“ž¢ Pharmaceutical LLC (http://www.PuraCap.com), an emerging, fully-integrated pharmaceutical company with expertise in product development, manufacturing and bringing affordable, world-class quality products to their customers, announces the acquisition of their first prescription brand, EpiCeram® Skin...

2011-09-26 08:00:00

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. is proud to support the National Eczema Association (NEA) during Eczema Awareness Month to raise awareness about this disease and the resources available to help those who suffer from eczema. For eligible patients, Upsher-Smith offers a "pay no more than $15" coupon for Trianex((TM) )0.05% (Triamcinolone Acetonide Ointment), a prescription corticosteroid with the feel of a cream and strength of an ointment...

2011-09-12 05:17:17

(Ivanhoe Newswire)--- According to the CDC, the number of people living with asthma in the U.S Grew by 4.3 million from the years 2001 to 2009. That means 1 in 12 individuals are suffering from this disease and the numbers continue to rise. However, a new study may lead to help for the many people who are living with asthma. Although asthma is a common disease amongst many, the actual causes of asthma remain a mystery. Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have recently identified some...