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2011-08-24 17:23:03

The largest worldwide study on the association between breastfeeding, time of weaning and eczema in children has concluded that there is no clear evidence that exclusive breastfeeding for 4 months or longer protects against childhood eczema The largest worldwide study on the association between breastfeeding, time of weaning and eczema in children has concluded that there is no clear evidence that exclusive breastfeeding for four months or longer protects against childhood eczema. The...

2011-08-22 13:59:00

MECHANICVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Per the New York Times, over 57% of American women describe their skin as sensitive.(1) Whether dealing with acne, dryness, redness, itching, or other skin irritations, people are constantly searching for the latest products that will solve dire skin dilemmas. Fortunately, Alabu® (www.alabu.com) is committed to providing a truly natural experience with their line of pure skin care products that can help turn unwanted,...

2011-08-15 12:39:33

Penn researchers identify a target that could combat allergies of early childhood A pandemic of ailments called the "allergic march" -- the gradual acquisition of overlapping allergic diseases that commonly begins in early childhood -- has frustrated both parents and physicians. For the last three decades, an explosion of eczema, food allergies, hay fever, and asthma have afflicted children in the United States, the European Union, and many other countries. What causes the march and how to...

2011-08-12 00:00:28

Eco Nuts, an environmentally friendly laundry detergent company has introduced a new liquid detergent based on soap nuts (soap berries) with only two other natural ingredients that eliminate the need for fabric softener and dryer sheets. Marina Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) August 10, 2011 Eco Nuts, a environmentally friendly laundry detergent company has introduced a new liquid detergent based on soap nuts (soap berries) with only two other natural ingredients that eliminate the need for fabric...

2011-08-08 06:40:29

European legislation restricts animal testing within the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries and companies are increasingly looking at alternative systems to ensure that their products are safe to use. Research published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Genomics demonstrates that the response of laboratory grown human cells can now be used to classify chemicals as sensitizing, or non-sensitizing, and can even predict the strength of allergic response, so providing an alternative...

2011-07-26 06:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly every parent has experienced this distressing situation: the baby who wakes, irritable and uncomfortable, drenched in perspiration. Unfortunately, the resulting moisture then causes babies' sensitive skin to become irritated and itchy. For those parents whose children have eczema or severely sensitive skin, an overheated baby can lead to a cycle of itching and scratching which only exacerbates the sensitivity of their child's skin. To view...

2011-07-25 00:00:28

Exploiting the natural properties of Argania for Fordyce spots treatment. (PRWEB) July 24, 2011 International skin care company Anti-Sebum have released a topical skin cream that helps to reduce the size and visibility of Fordyce spots. Using only natural ingredients, the product exploits the natural benefits of Argan Oil to improve self confidence in sufferers. It is estimated that around 80% of the adult population suffer from Fordyce spots, with polls suggesting the condition is more...

2011-07-14 16:14:00

LOS ANGELES, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Eczema Association (NEA) -- a non-profit organization devoted to improving the health and quality of life for those living with eczema -- awarded MD Moms' Daily Skin Protection Moisturizing Balm, fragrance-free Daily Skin Protection Moisturizing Balm, Gentle All-Over Clean Hair and Body Wash and fragrance-free Gentle All-Over Clean Hair and Body Wash its NEA Seal of Acceptance. (Photo:...

2011-07-14 13:34:26

Despite the formula being recommended in public health guidelines set out by the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, the new study, published online in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, found there was no benefit in using hypoallergenic (partially hydrolysed whey) formula to prevent allergies in high-risk infants up to seven years of age, compared to a conventional cow's milk based formula. The trial, which is one the largest to test the effect of...

2011-07-11 12:17:00

CORALVILLE, Iowa, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Darlene McCord and Pinnaclife are proud to announce that Pinnaclife Supplements and Remedy Skin Care Products are now available in a complete prenatal care package. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110309/CG62160LOGO) Dr. McCord commented, "Prenatal nutrition is so important and even with a close to perfect diet, it is still difficult for pregnant women to get all the nutrients they need to maintain optimal health. We are...