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2010-12-15 03:25:00

LUXEMBOURG, December 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Creabilis SA, a clinical stage European biotechnology company addressing unmet medical needs in dermatology, today announced positive results in the Phase IIa study of its lead product CT327 in atopic dermatitis. CT327 is a novel topically applied TrkA kinase inhibitor developed using the Creabilis' LSE (Low Systemic Exposure) technology. LSE technology creates new chemical entities with ideal characteristics for topical application (high...

2010-12-02 21:31:15

Atopic dermatitis (also known as atopic eczema) is a chronic and extremely painful inflammation of the skin that frequently occurs in early childhood, generally already in infancy. Up to 20 percent of all children in industrialized countries are affected, making it one of the most common childhood skin diseases. The need to better understand this disease is all the greater considering the intense suffering it causes in small children. Atopic dermatitis is, however, an allergic condition and...

2010-11-18 07:00:00

SKILLMAN, N.J., Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The AVEENO® Brand has teamed up with the National Eczema Association to empower and educate sufferers of the common condition in preparation for the cold and dry winter months when dry skin is most common. Approximately 35 million people in the U.S. suffer from eczema, a chronic skin disorder resulting in intense itching and overall discomfort. Eczema is also among the top five skin conditions for babies 0 to 36 months, with...

2010-11-05 15:40:47

Many children, especially those with eczema, are unnecessarily avoiding foods based on incomplete information about potential food-allergies, according to researchers at National Jewish Health. The food avoidance poses a nutritional risk for these children, and is often based primarily on data from blood tests known as serum immunoassays. Many factors, including patient and family history, physical examination, and blood and skin tests, should be used when evaluating potential food allergies....

2010-09-30 05:18:00

LOVELAND, Colo., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Eczema Free Forever TM provides answers with practical, homemade and natural solutions, that the eczema suffering population in any part of the world can easily perform in the comfort of their home. One in eight people suffer from eczema in the U.S. That's 15 million people. What causes eczema? Which eczema treatment works best? These are questions that the millions of people with the condition ask regularly. There certainly is no shortage of...

2010-09-28 07:00:00

BOSTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study conducted by the Center for Connected Health, a division of Partners HealthCare, was the first to combine medication reminders with educational information, which may lead to the use of text messaging as an important way to educate patients and support positive behavior change. The Center reported that daily text messages providing medication reminders and information about atopic dermatosis (a type of eczema) significantly improved...

2010-09-27 06:50:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Eczema is a skin condition that affects over 15 million adults in the USA where skin becomes red, inflamed, and itchy, impacting family life and disturbing sleep. More than 30% of children suffer with this affliction, many under the age of 5 with the numbers on the rise. Most household water contains chemical and or physical irritants that can trigger skin reactions with eczema-prone individuals. SCALE SOFT liquid hard water conditioner dosed by...

2010-09-14 07:30:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cetaphil® brand, the #1 dermatologist-recommended brand of cleansers and moisturizers today announced the launch of Cetaphil® Restoraderm® products, formulated specifically for the needs of eczema and atopic dermatitis skin. Cetaphil® Restoraderm® Skin Restoring Body Wash and Skin Restoring Moisturizer soothes itching associated with skin affected by...

2010-09-08 00:39:35

Choice of career is a major risk factor for persistent neurodermatitis A child who can't stop scratching himself may well be suffering from atopic dermatitis, also known as neurodermatitis. Extreme irritability of the skin with a concomitant urge to scratch is typical of the disorder. The condition often appears during the first year of life and is on the increase in industrialized countries. The patient's skin becomes hypersensitive and reacts strongly to even mild irritation. A research...

2010-07-22 09:19:00

NEW YORK, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- American Skin Association has received major funding from Galderma Laboratories to create a ground-breaking new education initiative entitled The Skin You're In. Developed with Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, the program will provide more than 3 million students (ages 11-15) and 4.5 million parents with the latest information on acne, atopic dermatitis and sun safety. Starting this fall, more than 48,000...


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