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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...

2010-09-28 07:00:00

BOSTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study conducted by the Center for Connected Health, a division of Partners HealthCare, was the first to combine medication reminders with educational information, which may lead to the use of text messaging as an important way to educate patients and support positive behavior change. The Center reported that daily text messages providing medication reminders and information about atopic dermatosis (a type of eczema) significantly improved...

2010-09-27 06:50:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Eczema is a skin condition that affects over 15 million adults in the USA where skin becomes red, inflamed, and itchy, impacting family life and disturbing sleep. More than 30% of children suffer with this affliction, many under the age of 5 with the numbers on the rise. Most household water contains chemical and or physical irritants that can trigger skin reactions with eczema-prone individuals. SCALE SOFT liquid hard water conditioner dosed by...

2010-09-14 07:30:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cetaphil® brand, the #1 dermatologist-recommended brand of cleansers and moisturizers today announced the launch of Cetaphil® Restoraderm® products, formulated specifically for the needs of eczema and atopic dermatitis skin. Cetaphil® Restoraderm® Skin Restoring Body Wash and Skin Restoring Moisturizer soothes itching associated with skin affected by...

2010-09-08 00:39:35

Choice of career is a major risk factor for persistent neurodermatitis A child who can't stop scratching himself may well be suffering from atopic dermatitis, also known as neurodermatitis. Extreme irritability of the skin with a concomitant urge to scratch is typical of the disorder. The condition often appears during the first year of life and is on the increase in industrialized countries. The patient's skin becomes hypersensitive and reacts strongly to even mild irritation. A research...

2010-08-23 07:46:11

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Adolescents who use acetaminophen, even monthly, may risk development of asthma and eczema. "This study has identified that the reported use of acetaminophen in 13- and 14-year-old adolescent children was associated with an exposure-dependent increased risk of asthma symptoms," first author Richard Beasley, M.D., professor of medicine, at the Medical Research Institute of New Zealand and director of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC),...

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2010-08-13 09:10:00

New evidence linking the use of acetaminophen to development of asthma and eczema suggests that even monthly use of the drug in adolescents may more than double risk of asthma in adolescents compared to those who used none at all; yearly use was associated with a 50 percent increase in the risk of asthma. The research results will be published online on the American Thoracic Society's Web site ahead of the print edition of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. "This...

2010-08-05 08:00:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau predicts that the Asian-American population will total 40 million people by 2050. While as a whole this group is characterized by very dark hair and dark eyes, there is much diversity in Asian skin tones - from very light, pale skin to light or dark brown skin. One common thread is the pigmentation issues that Asian Americans often face as after-effects of other dermatologic problems that can be as troublesome as the...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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