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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...

2011-07-11 08:00:00

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. announced the launch of Trianex(TM) 0.05% (Triamcinolone Acetonide Ointment), a prescription topical corticosteroid offering the feel of a cream with the strength of an ointment. Trianex(TM) combines triamcinolone, the No. 1 prescribed type of topical corticosteroid,(1) with a pleasing cream-like base to relieve inflammation and itching in skin conditions that respond to treatment with corticosteroids,...

2011-07-11 00:00:29

Zenmed, a leader in specialized skin care, is currently offering free shipping on select orders, free online skin advice and a free newsletter. (PRWEB) July 10, 2011 MyReviewsNow is pleased to present the Zenmed full line of specialized skincare products. Zenmed offers a broad range of washes and creams that are designed to treat various skin conditions. No matter what skin malady an individual is suffering from, they will likely be able to find an ideal solution with the help of these...

2011-06-13 17:30:00

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. and ISTANBUL, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, at the annual meeting of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, in Istanbul, Turkey, doctors from the University Teaching Hospital in Pavia, Italy, reported on their success in treating patients with both gastrointestinal and skin disorders by testing for food sensitivities and avoiding reactive foods. Food sensitivity testing and dietary modification is increasingly recognized by researchers,...

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2011-06-08 10:55:00

Physicians have recommended for many years that parents wait a few years before prents give babies cow's milk, nuts and other solid foods that are related to food allergies. However newer research in a Dutch study has failed to find evidence that doing so staves off allergies, Reuters is reporting. Over 7 percent of American adults, and even more kids, have asthma, causing millions of visits to emergency rooms and doctors' offices every year. The study, by Ilse Tromp of Erasmus University in...

2011-05-31 16:23:22

Permanent hair dye gives the most serious adverse effects, yet there are also many reactions to facial and body moisturizers. This comes from the first report from the National Register of Adverse Effects from Cosmetic Products. The Norwegian Institute of Public Health wants more notifications of reactions to cosmetic products. "The Register gives us a better overview of the products that cause adverse effects, the type of adverse effect and who experiences them. Then we can make an...

2011-05-07 00:00:28

Topricin Junior Pain Relief and Healing Cream for children has been designated a Trusted Partner with Healthy Child Healthy World--the nation's nonprofit leader in educating the public about preventing children's exposure to harmful chemicals--in its continued effort to empower parents in creating healthier, safer environments for children. Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) May 06, 2011 Topical BioMedics, Inc., headquartered in Rhinebeck, NY, announces that Topricin Junior® pain relief and healing...

2011-05-02 20:36:50

Atopic dermatitis is a form of eczema that is caused by an inappropriate inflammatory response in the skin. Many children with atopic dermatitis also have food allergies, and skin contact with food allergens can make their atopic dermatitis worse. It is unclear why this occurs, but it has been suggested that immune cells known as T cells that are sensitized by exposure to food allergens in the gut are responsible. Raif Geha and colleagues, at Harvard Medical School, Boston, have now generated...

2011-04-25 08:15:50

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Many parents worry about the potential dangers of topical corticosteroids (TCS) for treating eczema in their children. Now, a new study shows those creams do not cause any significant, negative side effects. Eczema is an itchy inflammation of the skin that is most often seen in infants and children. Many parents fear that treating children with topical corticosteroids will "thin the skin." These fears often lead to poorly managed eczema in kids. Researchers from the...


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