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2010-11-15 20:02:30

2 boys with Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome show marked improvement in European study A pediatric immunologist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia collaborated with European gene therapy researchers who achieved marked clinical improvements in two young children with Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome, a very rare but often severe immunodeficiency disorder. Jordan S. Orange, M.D., Ph.D., an expert in Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome (WAS), performed sophisticated cell imaging and analysis for the study, led by...

2010-11-12 07:20:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Understanding the physiology of skin, one appreciates this natural solution for skin and hair dysfunctions without chemical harshness. InjectaFLO doses SCALE SOFT, an amino acid non-toxic, biodegradable formulation that acts as a humectant, chelating agent and surfactant against soap scum and skin irritation from minerals and chemicals in water, and as a natural moisture factor for skin and hair's retention of moisture. The bonus benefits are...

2010-11-07 00:16:36

Bioveda Health and Wellness Centers utilize a multidimensional approach to achieve body balance, decrease pain and inflammation and help with issues such as smoking cessation and weight loss Chicago, IL (Vocus) November 5, 2010 BioVeda Health and Wellness Centers, LLC is pleased to announce the opening of a new BioVeda Health and Wellness Center Lincoln Park. The center, headed by Lorri Beauchamp, L. Ac., is successfully managing patient health through a holistic program which combines...

2010-11-05 15:40:47

Many children, especially those with eczema, are unnecessarily avoiding foods based on incomplete information about potential food-allergies, according to researchers at National Jewish Health. The food avoidance poses a nutritional risk for these children, and is often based primarily on data from blood tests known as serum immunoassays. Many factors, including patient and family history, physical examination, and blood and skin tests, should be used when evaluating potential food allergies....

2010-11-04 17:58:18

There are disorders and conditions that entail increased itching and can be extremely troublesome for those suffering from it. The mechanisms behind itching are not well understood today. For one thing, what is it about scratching that relieves itching? In the current study, which was performed on mice, the research team led by Professor Klas Kullander at the Department of Neuroscience examined the nerve cells that transfer heat pain. When these nerve cells had lost its capacity to signal,...

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2010-11-01 06:35:00

Researchers have found that allergic infants may be at increased risk of peanut allergy if their mothers ingested peanuts during pregnancy. The data are reported in the November 1 issue of the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Led by Scott H. Sicherer, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Jaffe Food Allergy Institute at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, researchers at five U.S. study sites evaluated 503 infants aged three to 15 months with likely milk or egg allergies or with significant...

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2010-10-20 13:10:00

A new study published on Wednesday found that a child's risk of allergies could be linked to the season that coincides with the first three months of pregnancy. Researchers cast an eye over the health records of 5,920 children born between 2001 and 2006 in the southern Finnish province of South Karelia, 961 of whom were given skin tests for allergies by the age of four. Ten percent of those who were born in October and November tested positive, twice the proportion of those born in June and...

2010-10-12 16:37:07

The fragrances used in many household and skincare products can cause contact allergy when exposed to oxygen in the air, reveals research from the University of Gothenburg's Faculty of Science in conjunction with the University of Gothenburg to be presented at the dermatologist conference in Gothenburg. The researchers studied how these substances can be activated through contact with oxygen in the air, and how this, in turn, can affect the skin. One particular study looked at whether the...

2010-09-30 05:18:00

LOVELAND, Colo., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Eczema Free Forever TM provides answers with practical, homemade and natural solutions, that the eczema suffering population in any part of the world can easily perform in the comfort of their home. One in eight people suffer from eczema in the U.S. That's 15 million people. What causes eczema? Which eczema treatment works best? These are questions that the millions of people with the condition ask regularly. There certainly is no shortage of...

2010-09-30 07:05:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Substantially relieving skin dryness and eczema symptoms has been the extremely positive experiences of NewFresh Water Systems customers, based on feedback and comments from usages of their products. The InjectaFLO line was initially designed to automatically add a measured dose of SCALE SOFT liquid softener containing alanine, a simple AMINO ACID, into household water to address hard water concerns. Further research revealed reasons for...