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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...

2011-04-21 14:12:26

A new study published in the journal Pediatric Dermatology reveals that routine, long-term use of topical corticosteroids (TCS) for treating children with eczema does not cause any significant, negative side effects. Parental phobia of TCS is widespread and leads to poorly managed eczema in children. The commonest fear is that TCS use will "thin the skin." Parents fears are also shared by many health care providers, including pharmacists. Led by Gayle Fischer, MBBS, FACD, of The University of...

2011-04-12 00:00:28

Specialty Pharmacy Brings Natural Beauty to New Yorkers Palm Springs, CA (PRWEB) April 11, 2011 Tucked away in the quiet neighborhood of the Upper East Side in New York City lies a one stop shop for all your pharmaceutical, beauty and most importantly, organic needs. With the handful of big name pharmacies located just blocks from one another, Carnegie Hill Chemists sets itself apart from the rest with an old school pharmacy feel, retailing only the finest in holistic, natural and...

2011-04-11 21:37:53

The use of corticosteroids during pregnancy does not appear to be associated with an increased risk of orofacial clefts in infants, according to an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) (pre-embargo link only) http://www.cmaj.ca/embargo/cmaj101063.pdf. Many previous studies have shown associated risks with use of oral corticosteroids, although they were small studies. Corticosteroids are used for asthma, allergies, eczema and psoriasis, autoimmune diseases and cancer. Use of...

2011-03-02 13:03:17

Tanning bed exposure can produce more than some tanners may bargain for, especially when they self-diagnose and use the radiation to treat skin eruptions, according to research conducted by the Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Dermatology. "There are many reasons to be cautious of tanning bed radiation but some people use tanning beds to 'self-treat' skin eruptions," said Jeffrey B. Travers, M.D., Ph.D., senior author of a study published online in the Archives of...

2011-03-02 00:00:27

Henley Natural Gives customers the chance to Save 50% off the retail price on a purchase of shea butter cream this St. Patrick's Day. Tampa, FL (Vocus/PRWEB) March 01, 2011 This St. Patrick's Day save 50% on shea butter cream from Henley Natural. There are Big Savings to be found in the pot of gold under this rainbow that are sure to keep money in the pocketbook. This special offer will be available from Thursday, March 10th through Tuesday, March 22nd. Shea butter body cream is a...

2011-02-24 07:15:00

MINNEAPOLIS, ST. PAUL, and EAGAN, Minn., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Charles E. Crutchfield III, M.D., http://www.CrutchfieldDermatology.com, has been selected as one of the Best Doctors in America®. His selection was based on extensive peer reviews for providing some of the best skin care to patients in Minnesota. "I'm honored to know that so many of my peers have recognized me as an expert in the field of dermatology. My goal is to be the best dermatologist possible...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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