Navigation Links
Alternative Therapies for Fighting Eczema Hold Promise, But Dermatologists Caution They Are No Substitute for Proven Medical Treatments
Date:7/29/2009

io's patients report improvement in their condition with acupuncture, but there are no scientific studies examining this potential benefit. Currently, Dr. Lio is trying to initiate a study on the effects of acupuncture on eczema patients at his institution to examine why acupuncture reportedly benefits some patients but not others.

"I think it is important for patients to inform their dermatologist if they are using alternative therapies, as some could cause dangerous drug interactions with traditional medicine," said Dr. Lio. "I always tell my patients that the fact that there are thousands of alternative treatments for eczema suggests that not one of them works really well. But if patients are committed to trying alternative medications, they should consult their dermatologist and not forgo their recommended medical regimen."

For more information on atopic dermatitis, go to the EczemaNet section of www.skincarephysicians.com, a Web site developed by dermatologists that provides patients with up-to-date information on the treatment and management of disorders of the skin, hair and nails.

Headquartered in Schaumburg, Ill., the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy), founded in 1938, is the largest, most influential, and most representative of all dermatologic associations. With a membership of more than 16,000 physicians worldwide, the Academy is committed to: advancing the diagnosis and medical, surgical and cosmetic treatment of the skin, hair and nails; advocating high standards in clinical practice, education, and research in dermatology; and supporting and enhancing patient care for a lifetime of healthier skin, hair and nails. For more information, contact the Academy at 1-888-462-DERM (3376) or www.aad.org.


'/>"/>
SOURCE American Academy of Dermatology
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Data from Patient Subsets of e-HEALING, a Worldwide Registry, Support Use of OrbusNeichs Genous(TM) Bio-Engineered R Stent(TM) as Alternative to Drug- Eluting Stents
2. FDA Seeks to Regulate Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Products Such as Vegetable Juice Could Be Restricted for Medical Use
3. GladRags Introduces the Moon Cup - An Environmentally-Sound and Safe Alternative to Disposable Feminine Hygiene Products!
4. Trade-offs reveal no clear favorites in alternative energy market
5. Clinical trials present better alternatives for dialysis patients
6. New Technology at Unitrin Direct Gives Customers an Alternative to Waiting
7. Stem cells in adult testes provide alternative to embryonic stem cells for organ regeneration
8. Natural Alternatives International, Inc. Announces Late Filing of its Annual Report on Form 10-K, Revenue for Fiscal 2007 and Guidance on First Quarter of Fiscal 2008
9. After Infant Gripe Water Recall Scare, Homeopathic Medicine Offers Safe Alternative
10. Nosefrida Nasal Aspirator - A Parents Alternative to Medicines on the Verge of FDA Ban
11. Paramedics can provide an effective alternative to standard ambulance service in the community
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/30/2015)... ... June 30, 2015 , ... Tulika Ranjan, MD, ... Health Network (AHN) as Director of its Adult Neuro-Oncology program. ... tumors, brain metastases, leptomeningeal disease and the neurological complications of cancer. She ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... FL (PRWEB) , ... June 30, 2015 , ... ... specializing in affordable addiction care in Florida on June 12th. Holly Vasquez-Cortella ... The Fix - a website dedicated to reporting on trending addiction news and ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... ... June 30, 2015 , ... Under Armour’s new ... less thickness than any other padding in football. , Developed in partnership with ... absorption, Gameday Armour is engineered with D3O protective polymer. This radical polymer material ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... CA (PRWEB) , ... June 30, 2015 , ... It ... the florets once in the kitchen, and discard the stalks before cooking. Throwing out ... actually can be eaten and are quite delicious. It just takes a little knowledge ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... ... June 30, 2015 , ... Skin Brushing (also known as Body Brushing) is a wonderful daily ... beautiful as it is more exposed to the elements. , Dry Skin Brushing takes only ... Exfoliate the dead cells and toxins on skin's surface. Skin is the largest organ ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Noted Duke Brain Cancer Specialist to Direct Allegheny Health Network Neuro-Oncology Program 2Health News:Noted Duke Brain Cancer Specialist to Direct Allegheny Health Network Neuro-Oncology Program 3Health News:Harbor Village Detox’s Clinical Director Is Quoted as an Addiction Expert by The Fix 2Health News:Harbor Village Detox’s Clinical Director Is Quoted as an Addiction Expert by The Fix 3Health News:Under Armour Launches Advanced Gameday Armour® Max Protection System For The Gridiron 2Health News:Whole Vegetable Cooking for Home Cooks: Josie's Organics Encourages Using All Parts of Vegetables – from Root to Stalk – Every Day 2Health News:Whole Vegetable Cooking for Home Cooks: Josie's Organics Encourages Using All Parts of Vegetables – from Root to Stalk – Every Day 3Health News:Whole Vegetable Cooking for Home Cooks: Josie's Organics Encourages Using All Parts of Vegetables – from Root to Stalk – Every Day 4Health News:Back in Stock: Keep Skin and Lymphatic System Healthy with Dry Skin Brushes from Sublime Beauty® 2
... Disabled American Veterans today commended the Obama administration ... would force private insurance companies to pay for ... disabilities and injuries. The proposal that had been ... require private insurance companies to reimburse the Department ...
... cytokines spiked during disease stage , , WEDNESDAY, March 18 ... the rare opportunity to follow the West Nile virus ... 29-year-old lab worker who had accidentally jabbed herself with ... the trajectory of cytokines, a type of signaling molecule ...
... Small Businesses Will Be Closed Because of Medicare Bidding ... Homecare applauds President Obama,s plan to support struggling small ... lines of credit. However, the President and the ... small businesses in the Medicare home medical equipment (HME) ...
... clinicians to identify study participants could compromise the recruitment ... to address this conflict of interest in their Institutional ... associate professor of law at Georgia State University, studied ... 117 medical schools that received National Institutes of Health ...
... ICW celebrates its opening in Canada , with ... of the Center for Health Transformation and Former U.S. ... Chair of TD Bank Financial Group and Former New ... InterComponentWare AG (ICW), will celebrate the launch of ICW,s ...
... visits, filling prescriptions , , WEDNESDAY, March 18 (HealthDay News) ... chronic health problem are putting off care, not taking ... and depression. , So reveals a new ... support from The Atlantic Philanthropies and the California HealthCare ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:White House Drops Plan to Bill Disabled Veterans' Insurance for Care 2Health News:Course of West Nile Infection Charted 2Health News:Course of West Nile Infection Charted 3Health News:American Association for Homecare Applauds President Obama's Plan to Aid Small Businesses 2Health News:American Association for Homecare Applauds President Obama's Plan to Aid Small Businesses 3Health News:Conflicts of interest in clinical research 2Health News:Gingrich and McKenna to Speak on Transformation of Healthcare Delivery at ICW Launch 2Health News:Millions of Americans With Chronic Ills Put Off Health Care 2Health News:Millions of Americans With Chronic Ills Put Off Health Care 3Health News:Millions of Americans With Chronic Ills Put Off Health Care 4
(Date:6/30/2015)... -- Today, UBM China, a wholly owned subsidiary of ... Exhibition Co., Ltd. to jointly run the Health Expo ... concurrently with CWMEE 2016. This cooperation ... MEDTEC China and DENTECH China, and fills its blank ... also another concrete cooperative project in Chengdu ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... , June 30, 2015 ... ), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical Company focused on the development ... first patient has been screened in the Company,s Phase ... U.S. based study will be performed under the active ... U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The ...
(Date:6/30/2015)...  July 4 th is this weekend, a time ... and people behind it. To help honor our current nation,s ... USA Medical Card, a leading provider of free ... empower independence for our disabled military veterans, police, firemen, and ... their prescriptions. "Due to USA ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:UBM Joins Chengdu Tianyi to Hold CWMEE 2016 2UBM Joins Chengdu Tianyi to Hold CWMEE 2016 3Oramed Enrolls First Patient in its Phase IIb Oral Insulin Study 2Oramed Enrolls First Patient in its Phase IIb Oral Insulin Study 3Hope For Heroes and USA Medical Card Make a Difference for Our Nation's Heroes 2
... BioControl multichannel has the ... the single channel model.The ... all seven multichannel and ... cone modules. Both pipettes ...
... is ideal for all liquid handling applications ... operating buttons, and various dispensing techniques such ... make this a lab favorite. It intuitively ... pipette without any adverse effects on the ...
... Unparalleled Comfort Pick one of our pipettors ... the trigger and ejector positionsright where they should ... are ergonomically designed to help avoid repetitive stress ... Productivity In The Palm Of Your Hand ...
... Comfort Pick one of our pipettors up ... trigger and ejector positionsright where they should beeven ... ergonomically designed to help avoid repetitive stress injuries ... In The Palm Of Your Hand Start ...
Medicine Products: