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Parents: Suck Your Baby's Pacifier First To Help Ward Off Allergies
2013-05-06 11:50:37

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When a baby´s pacifier falls to the ground, what´s the best way to clean off the ℠business end´? Wipe away any dirt? Rinse it in boiling water? A new study on Swedish babies suggests that the best thing to do for the child is to lick or suck the pacifier and then place it back in baby´s mouth. While that act may seem repulsive to some, researchers from University of Gothenburg in Sweden who conducted the...

2013-04-30 13:16:45

Research into the complementary therapies evening primrose oil and borage oil shows little, if any, benefit for people with eczema compared with placebo, according to a new systematic review. The authors, who published their review in The Cochrane Library, conclude that further studies on the therapies would be difficult to justify. Atopic eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is an itchy skin condition with no known cure. Usually emerging in childhood, it affects about 10 to 20% of...

Foreign-Born US Children Have Less Allergies Than Those Born In America
2013-04-30 09:19:38

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a new study of nearly 80,000 children, researchers have found foreign-born US children have significantly fewer allergies than those born in the US. However, this lower allergy risk begins to dissipate after these children have been in America for ten years, according to the study, published in the latest issue of JAMA Pediatrics. Researchers from St. Luke´s-Roosevelt Hospital Center in NYC assessed the health of children...

2013-04-29 15:17:16

A recent Saint Louis University study revealed that Medicaid-insured children with eczema, an inflammatory skin condition that affects 20 percent children in the United States, do not have easy access to dermatologists. "This is a complex problem and a major health disparity in our country," said Elaine Siegfried, M.D., professor of pediatrics at SLU and the principal investigator of the study. "Thirty percent of all children seen in primary care offices have a skin problem. It's an...

2013-04-19 16:23:33

CV Skinlabs launches first crowdsourced funding drive NEW YORK, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CV Skinlabs, a new skincare line created for those with extremely sensitive skin conditions, launches its first crowdsourced funding campaign on April 4, 2013 with Indiegogo. (www.igg.me/at/cvskinlabs) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130419/CG98019) CV Skinlabs, founded by Britta Aragon, who has first-hand experience with highly sensitive skin conditions as both a...

2013-04-07 23:00:40

Eczema Free Forever is the newly updated treatment method created by Rachel Anderson, who claims to give people remedies for eczema that help them get rid of eczema naturally. A full review on the website Vkool.com points out if the program is safe for patients to follow. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 07, 2013 Eczema Free Forever is the latest treatment method developed by Rachel Anderson, who claims to offer people remedies for eczema that help them eliminate eczema permanently. This is an...

2013-04-06 23:01:32

All-natural Simplee Natural Moisturizing Crème, “Guaranteed to Remedy Dry Face Skin” with no oily after-feel, is being launched by Products Plus International. Dry skin on face, dry skin patches and itchy dry skin were eliminated by Simplee Natural´s all-natural hydrating formula, as well as was discomfort from eczema and psoriasis, according to testers results. Kernersville, NC (PRWEB) April 06, 2013 All-natural Simplee Natural Moisturizing Crème,...

2013-03-28 12:00:56

Prebiotic supplements in infant formula may help to prevent eczema, according to a systematic review published in The Cochrane Library. However, the review highlights a lack of high quality evidence for the effects of prebiotics in preventing allergies. It is thought that bacteria lining the gut may play an important role in a child developing sensitivities to certain foods and allergens, regulating immune responses and determining how they will react to the same substances in later life....

2013-03-20 08:25:56

Obagi Skin Health Institute Continues To Grow IRVINE, Calif., March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/-- ZO Skin Health, Inc. is pleased to announce that board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained cosmetic surgeon, Monika Kiripolsky, MD, FAAD, is the newest member of the world-class ZO Skin Health, Inc. faculty. Likewise, she is the newest associate to join Dr. Obagi at the Obagi Skin Health Institute in Beverly Hills, CA. Dr. Kiripolsky brings a wide range of dermatologic specialties...

2013-03-02 08:21:22

Phase 1b Data Presented at Late Breaking Session of 71st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology PARIS and TARRYTOWN, N.Y., March 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that pooled data from two Phase 1b trials with dupilumab (REGN668/SAR231893), an investigational, high-affinity, subcutaneously administered, fully-human antibody targeting the alpha subunit of the interleukin 4...