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2011-02-16 08:10:11

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ In previous trials, children were prescribed ion-exchange water softeners to reduce symptoms of eczema, the skin condition that affects up to one in five school-age youngsters.  The move followed research that has shown that eczema is 50 percent more common among primary school pupils who live in hard water areas.  However, a recent study shows water softeners provide no additional clinical benefit to customary care in children with eczema, so the use of...

2011-02-04 08:00:00

Preventative tips may help minimize risks NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What may start as a seemingly harmless day of gardening or yard work can quickly take a turn for the worse when common plants make their mark on the skin, causing a host of mild to even severe skin reactions. That is why dermatologists are arming outdoor enthusiasts with preventative tips to keep these perils of the great outdoors at arm's length. Speaking today at the 69th Annual Meeting of the...

2011-02-04 08:00:00

New guidelines stress the need for proper diagnosis to confirm allergy NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Atopic dermatitis, one of the most common forms of eczema in this family of inflammatory skin diseases, is a chronic disease marked by red, cracked and itchy skin. Now, increasing evidence indicates atopic dermatitis is a precursor to allergic diseases rather than a consequence. Dermatologists are advising parents of infants and young children affected by this...

2011-02-03 00:00:42

Introducing a revolutionary all natural cream that can be used to reduce facial lines, heal acne and eliminate the itching and scaling of eczema - Volace Cream Garden City, MI (PRWEB) February 2, 2011 Introducing a revolutionary all natural cream that can be used to reduce facial lines, heal acne and eliminate the itching and scaling of eczema. What is so revolutionary about that? The answer is, that one cream does it all! All Natural Volace Cream is produced locally in Michigan. It is...

2011-02-01 06:59:00

KVISTGARD, Denmark, February 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bavarian Nordic A/S (NASDAQ OMX: BAVA) announced today that it has completed a clinical Phase 2 trial of its smallpox vaccine, IMVAMUNE(R), in individuals suffering from atopic dermatitis (a.k.a. eczema). These individuals are at increased risk of severe side effects from conventional replicating smallpox vaccines. Safety and immunogenicity data from the trial will be presented on February 5th at the Late Breaking Research...

2011-01-28 12:50:58

Exposure to worm infections in the womb may protect a newborn infant from developing eczema, a study funded by the Wellcome Trust suggests. A large trial in Uganda showed that treating a pregnant woman for worm infections increased her child's chances of developing the allergic skin disease. Published this week in the journal Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, the research supports the so-called 'hygiene hypothesis', which proposes that exposure to infections in early childhood can modify the...

2010-12-31 00:00:04

Tennessee Mom's natural soaps can help children and adults with eczema and other skin problems. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) December 30, 2010 If one of your goals is to live healthier in 2011, a simple thing you can do is to change your soap. According to Ti Rogers, Founder of Gloria Marie Soaps most people don't know the ingredients contained in an average bar bought at the grocery store. "It has a lot of chemicals and detergents and these can be harmful to our bodies," said Rogers. "Sometimes...

2010-12-17 17:17:01

Not One, but Two Skin Barriers Influential in Most Common Skin Disease Like a fence or barricade intended to stop unwanted intruders, the skin serves as a barrier protecting the body from the hundreds of allergens, irritants, pollutants and microbes people come in contact with every day. In patients with eczema, or atopic dermatitis, the most common inflammatory human skin disease, the skin barrier is leaky, allowing intruders "“ pollen, mold, pet dander, dust mites and others "“...

2010-12-15 03:25:00

LUXEMBOURG, December 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Creabilis SA, a clinical stage European biotechnology company addressing unmet medical needs in dermatology, today announced positive results in the Phase IIa study of its lead product CT327 in atopic dermatitis. CT327 is a novel topically applied TrkA kinase inhibitor developed using the Creabilis' LSE (Low Systemic Exposure) technology. LSE technology creates new chemical entities with ideal characteristics for topical application (high...

2010-12-02 21:31:15

Atopic dermatitis (also known as atopic eczema) is a chronic and extremely painful inflammation of the skin that frequently occurs in early childhood, generally already in infancy. Up to 20 percent of all children in industrialized countries are affected, making it one of the most common childhood skin diseases. The need to better understand this disease is all the greater considering the intense suffering it causes in small children. Atopic dermatitis is, however, an allergic condition and...


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