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2010-07-07 11:00:00

NEW YORK, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The record-setting heat hitting the east coast provides the perfect breeding ground for dust mites, making it an extremely difficult week for those who suffer from asthma, eczema or indoor allergies. Smartsilk(TM) (http://www.Smartsilk.com), an all natural bedding company, announced today that its new collection of silk filled bedding offers sleepers an impenetrable line of defense against the dreaded dust mite. In addition to repelling them, the bedding...

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2010-05-25 05:50:00

According to a new research review, consumers who often buy organic foods because they believe it improves their health could actually be wasting their money as there is no strong evidence showing that organically produced foods bring nutrition-related health benefits. Well-designed studies that conclude organic foods may have health benefits beyond their mainstream products are few and far between, according to the review, carried out by researchers with the London School of Hygiene and...

2010-05-19 23:59:00

GENEVA, May 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Expert Tips for Parents of Children With Eczema Several leading European dermatologists have today launched guidance to help parents reduce the burden of eczema on children living with this disease. Experts from Denmark, France, Germany, Poland and Spain have come together to agree a consensus of 'top tips', which focus on avoiding situations that trigger painful flares and different ways to increase eczema 'flare-free' periods. The 'top...

2010-04-26 16:19:00

TORRANCE, Calif., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Sun Chlorella Corporation, an international manufacturer of premium human and animal-grade chlorella green food products, confirmed today that its sponsored study, "Anti-inflammatory Effect of Chlorella pyrenoidosa on Chronic Dermatitis in Beagles," showed significant observed improvement in dogs suffering from this agitated dermal condition. The four-week, veterinary-supervised study involved subjects suffering from pre-existing dermatitis,...

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2010-04-14 08:01:09

Universit© de Montr©al professor studies how probiotics can help Allergies have become a widespread in developed countries: hay fever, eczema, hives and asthma are all increasingly prevalent. The reason? Excessive cleanliness is to blame according to Dr. Guy Delespesse, a professor at the Universit© de Montr©al Faculty of Medicine. Allergies can be caused by family history, air pollution, processed foods, stress, tobacco use, etc. Yet our limited exposure to bacteria...

2010-04-09 09:56:00

LOS ANGELES, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Newswise -- When a child develops red, watery eyes, it could be just allergies - or it may be the sign of a more serious eye condition, according to a leading pediatric ophthalmologist. According to Bibiana Jin Reiser, M.D., M.S., a pediatric ophthalmologist with The Vision Center at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, "Red, itchy, watery eyes can be a temporary allergic reaction to pollen or other environmental irritants and should go away after a few days...

2010-03-26 14:29:00

BRISTOL, Tenn., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Graceway® Pharmaceuticals announced today that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the New Drug Application (NDA) for Zyclara(TM), determining it to be safe and effective for the treatment of clinically typical, visible or palpable actinic keratoses (AK). The new treatment can be used on large areas of skin, including the full face or balding scalp on a convenient, 6-week dosing cycle. Zyclara shares the same...

2010-03-10 10:34:00

WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year, Washingtonian Magazine polls 6,500 doctors in the Washington, DC and Baltimore regions, asking them what area doctors they would send family members to in each of 34 medical specialties. The results of these polls are compiled and presented annually in the 'Best Doctors' edition of Washingtonian Magazine. We are proud to announce that Dr. Susan T. Elliott has once again been selected as one of Washington, DC's best dermatologists by the...

2010-03-09 09:03:00

RALEIGH, N.C., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Arbor Pharmaceuticals ("Arbor"), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused exclusively on pediatric medicine, announced today that the company has launched Pediaderm(TM) HC Complete Kit - an innovative new product for the comprehensive management of atopic dermatitis. Pediaderm HC Complete Kit contains Pediaderm HC (Hydrocortisone Lotion USP 2%) and patented Pediaderm Protective Emollient with Triple Synergy Technology(TM). Pediaderm HC Complete Kit...

2010-03-04 13:00:00

Dermatologists can help identify allergens linked to this skin condition MIAMI, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Itchy irritated skin can leave some people scratching their heads trying to determine the cause of this bothersome condition. What did they touch? Is it just dry skin gone awry? Are they allergic to something in their home or workplace? The answers to these questions could require not only a little detective work, but the help of a dermatologist who can diagnose and treat the...