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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...

2010-12-01 00:17:04

Vidazorb®'s Product Line Offers Essential Probiotics That Make Great Gifts for the Whole Family Beltsville, MD (Vocus) November 30, 2010 Vidazorb® Probiotics offers a line of supplements that are sure to please the entire family this holiday season. When it comes to health, no two people are created alike. Factors such as age and gender play a role in determining the likelihood of an individual suffering from certain ailments. For example, men are more likely to experience heartburn...

2010-11-18 07:00:00

SKILLMAN, N.J., Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The AVEENO® Brand has teamed up with the National Eczema Association to empower and educate sufferers of the common condition in preparation for the cold and dry winter months when dry skin is most common. Approximately 35 million people in the U.S. suffer from eczema, a chronic skin disorder resulting in intense itching and overall discomfort. Eczema is also among the top five skin conditions for babies 0 to 36 months, with...

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...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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