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Latest Contact dermatitis Stories

2014-01-28 12:30:05

BETHLEHEM, Pa., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Particle Sciences, Inc. a drug delivery Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO), has partnered with Hapten Sciences, Inc. to progress Hapten's lead product into the clinic. The product is a vaccine developed to lessen or eliminate contact dermatitis from Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac exposure. According to Raymond Hage, CEO of Hapten, "Experts report that 50 to 85 percent of the population in the United States is sensitive...

2013-12-19 23:25:15

Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne’s Tips on Preventing and Caring for Diaper Contact Dermatitis Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Diaper rash, or infant diaper dermatitis, is extremely common among diaper wearing infants not yet potty trained. Water and heath researcher Sharon Kleyne recently reported on a simple additional step in the diaper changing process – the application of a pure water skin mist - that will keep baby’s skin healthy and improve the...

2013-12-10 23:27:56

Dry, dehydrated skin more susceptible to skin allergies and dermatitis says Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 The chances that wearing latex gloves will cause an allergic reaction is reduced considerably if the wearer makes sure the skin on their hands is healthy and moist rather than dry and dehydrated. This discovery, by water and skin researcher Sharon Kleyne is good news for the rapidly growing number of individuals required to...

2013-04-09 12:29:18

#1 Doctor Recommended* Anti-Itch Medicine Available with No-Mess "Snapplicator" CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- What can be worse than an intensely itchy rash from poison ivy with red bumps and blisters during the hot summer months? (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130409/CG90548) Introducing Cortizone 10 Poison Ivy Relief Pads. The #1 doctor recommended*, fast-acting, anti-itch medicine consumers can buy without a prescription is now available in a...

2012-11-16 16:23:57

CHICAGO, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Winter months can bring on the itch as cold weather and indoor heat dry out the skin. It's possible, suggests Chicago allergist, Brian Rotskoff, MD of Clarity Allergy Center, that your winter itch could be caused by more than just the weather. For some people itchy, dry skin is just that, but for others it can be a symptom of atopic dermatitis (eczema), contact dermatitis, or hives (urticaria). Before stocking up on skin soothers, Dr....

2012-09-24 02:27:19

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. is proud to support the National Eczema Association (NEA) during Eczema Awareness Month in October to help generate greater awareness about eczema, its treatments, and resources available to help those who suffer from the disease. Since topical corticosteroids are one of the most useful medications for treating eczema(1), Upsher-Smith is taking action to help patients by offering the...

2012-03-08 08:00:00

Healthcare industry workers can face potentially career ending hand disease due to current proper hand hygiene protocols: fiteBac announces a helping solution. Current hand hygiene protocols are destroying hand health of healthcare workers, and the new technology can make the difference. Marietta, GA (PRWEB) March 08, 2012 In the United States, occupational skin diseases amount to more than $1 billion dollars annually [1] and constitute up to 30% of all occupational diseases [2]. Studies...

2012-02-14 08:00:00

Sufferers unable to work from dry, cracked hands understand the significance of healthy skin and how painful and agonizing occupational dermatitis can become. fiteBac SkinCare Hand Softening Germicidal Gel now focuses on industries outside healthcare. Marietta, GA (PRWEB) February 14, 2012 In many countries, occupational contact dermatitis ranks first among all notified occupational diseases and constitutes 30% of all occupational diseases [1]. The emerging fiteBac biotech company believes...

2011-12-20 18:34:29

Contact allergy affects around 20% of the population in the western world. Scientists are working intensively to develop alternative test methods that do not require animal testing. A research group at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, has now developed a unique test method that enables graded results to be obtained using cultured skin cells. "We have made several discoveries about the mechanism behind contact allergy, one of which is that allergenic substances react with keratin 5 and...

2011-12-20 18:25:24

Scientists at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have used advanced light microscopy to show that a substance can be differently absorbed by the skin, depending on what it is mixed with. This may determine whether it causes contact allergy or not. "We have also been able to identify specific cells and proteins in the skin with which a contact allergen interacts. The results increase our understanding of the mechanisms behind contact allergy", says Carl Simonsson at the Department of...