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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...

2010-07-12 14:01:00

LONGMONT, Colo., July 12 -- /PRNewswire/ With the recent concern that steroidal, cortisone-based rash and eczema creams cause skin cancer, millions of people are left wondering how to best treat eczema and rashes. Cortisone creams often relieve the symptoms but don't produce long-term remission from dermatitis. Such creams leave the skin in a more delicate condition. Frustration over how to safely treat dermatitis led master herbalist Steven Frank to develop herbal lotion for eczema. Mr....

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2010-05-26 11:01:30

Scientists are reporting development of a fast, simple, inexpensive method for determining whether chemicals in consumer products and workplaces may cause skin allergies in people -- a method that does not involve use of animals. Their study appears in ACS' Chemical Research in Toxicology, a monthly journal. Itai Chipinda and his colleagues note the existence of public sentiment against the use of animals to determine whether ingredients in consumer soaps, shampoos and other consumer...

2010-05-19 23:59:00

GENEVA, May 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Expert Tips for Parents of Children With Eczema Several leading European dermatologists have today launched guidance to help parents reduce the burden of eczema on children living with this disease. Experts from Denmark, France, Germany, Poland and Spain have come together to agree a consensus of 'top tips', which focus on avoiding situations that trigger painful flares and different ways to increase eczema 'flare-free' periods. The 'top...

2010-03-09 09:03:00

RALEIGH, N.C., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Arbor Pharmaceuticals ("Arbor"), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused exclusively on pediatric medicine, announced today that the company has launched Pediaderm(TM) HC Complete Kit - an innovative new product for the comprehensive management of atopic dermatitis. Pediaderm HC Complete Kit contains Pediaderm HC (Hydrocortisone Lotion USP 2%) and patented Pediaderm Protective Emollient with Triple Synergy Technology(TM). Pediaderm HC Complete Kit...

2010-03-04 13:00:00

Dermatologists can help identify allergens linked to this skin condition MIAMI, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Itchy irritated skin can leave some people scratching their heads trying to determine the cause of this bothersome condition. What did they touch? Is it just dry skin gone awry? Are they allergic to something in their home or workplace? The answers to these questions could require not only a little detective work, but the help of a dermatologist who can diagnose and treat the...

2010-03-03 08:12:00

REHOVOT, Israel, and SAN DIEGO, California, March 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Foamix Ltd., (Foamix), a leading developer of topical foams for dermatological and gynecological use, and Therapeutics Inc. (TI), an innovative drug development company, announced today a joint venture that will focus on developing new prescription medicated foam formulations and demonstrating their safety and efficacy. The partnership will accelerate the development of value-added foam formulations for the...

2009-12-02 06:03:00

LUND, Sweden, December 2 /PRNewswire/ -- DermaGen AB - part of the Karolinska Development dermatology and wound healing company "Pergamum" - today announced that Dermagen AB has received promising results from a clinical Phase I/IIa study. DermaGen AB is developing a novel antimicrobial peptide (AMP) treatment for atopic dermatitis. Atopic dermatitis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease where dry skin and the skin's weakened barrier function make patients susceptible to colonization by...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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