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2009-03-30 14:28:39

About 5 percent of those with eczema were allergic to the air oxidized form of a popular shampoo and soap fragrance, a researcher in Sweden said.

2009-03-12 09:00:00

Chemicals Not Listed on Product Labels Due to Weak Regulatory Standards WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite marketing claims like "gentle" and "pure," dozens of top-selling children's bath products are contaminated with the cancer-causing chemicals formaldehyde and 1,4-dioxane, according to product test results released today by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics.

2009-03-05 16:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Atopic dermatitis, the common, chronic, inflammatory skin disease marked by red, itchy rashes, has been increasing in prevalence over the past two decades and affects a disproportionate number of children.

2009-02-03 12:58:09

Hypersensitivity to perfumes is the most common contact allergy in adults. Research at the University of Gothenburg has demonstrated that even natural aromatic oils, which many deem harmless compared to synthetic perfumes, may cause allergic reactions.

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2008-10-16 13:30:00

Doctors have attributed a strange rash on people’s ears or faces to spending too many hours on their mobile phone, the British Association of Dermatologists reported on Thursday.

2008-09-10 18:00:08

Fall has arrived, and for one in five children, that means it is eczema season. Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis (AD), is a chronic skin condition that causes itching, rash, scaliness, redness, inflammation, weeping and crusting of the skin.

2008-07-24 06:00:21

By Jane E. Brody In 45 years of writing about medicine and health, I've heard more than my share of myths and misinformation, from the merely nonsensical to the downright dangerous. And until I explored the evidence, I too occasionally fell for a "fact" that turned out to be less than met the eye.

2008-07-03 09:00:00

By Kathy Van Mullekom, Daily Press, Newport News, Va. Jul. 3--Balance in life is important to Donna Corvette. At work, she's the dermatologist who figures out difficult rashes and diagnoses life-threatening skin cancers for concerned patients.

2008-07-01 09:01:11

VioQuest Pharmaceuticals (OTCBB: VOQP) today announced the submission of a 510(k) application to the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

2006-07-28 19:30:00

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Protopic, also known as tacrolimus 0.1 percent ointment, suppresses the signs and symptoms of skin allergy resulting in contact dermatitis among individuals who are sensitive to nickel and who continue to be exposed to this metal, a new study shows.


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2014-10-06 12:41:27

Grevillea banksii is a small shrub species from the Proteaceae family. It is referred to by several common names, such as the Red silky oak, Dwarf silky oak, Banks' grevillea, and Byfield waratah. Its name is comes from Robert Brown who named and classified the plant. G. banksii is a tall spreading shrub or small tree. It may grow up to 23 feet high. It has pinnate leaves (alternating leaflets on opposite sides of its stem) with deeply divided segments. These segments are 2 to 4 inches in...

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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.