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2013-05-10 23:03:57

Swiss based pharmaceutical company, Corena Therapeutics launched Coresatin Nonsteroidal Cream at Pharmagora Fair in Paris, France. (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Swiss based company, Corena Therapeutics has launched Coresatin in Pharmagora fair Paris at 6-8th April that was attended by leading dermatologists, doctors, physicians and leaders of industry from all over the world. Pharmagora 2013 hosted international dignitaries of pharmacists, doctors, industry leaders and saw the participation of...

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...

Possible Genetic Cause Of Eczema Discovered
2012-12-23 06:09:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The discovery of a potential genetic cause for a form of eczema most commonly found in infants could help lead to the development of new treatment options for the inflammatory skin disorder. The condition, which is known as atopic dermatitis, can lead to long-term swelling, dry and itchy skin, and redness or inflammation. According to the US Library of Medicine, it is due to a hypersensitivity reaction in the skin, similar to an...


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