Navigation Links
Headway in identification of allergens of contact dermatitis

Contact dermatitis is an allergic reaction caused to many human beings. A new Mayo Clinic study reveals the most common causes of // allergic contact dermatitis. The exact definition of contact dermatitis is that it is a skin inflammation resulting in swollen, reddened and itchy skin due to direct contact with an allergen.

The ten allergens identified by the mayo study are as follows:-

? Nickel (nickel sulfate hexahydrate

? Gold (gold sodium thiosulfate)

? Balsam of Peru (myroxylon pereirae)

? Thimerosal

? Neomycin sulfate

? Fragrance mix

? Formaldehyde

? Cobalt chloride

? Bacitracin

? Quaternium 15

The study also confirmed that patch testing with a standard contact dermatitis series of substances is useful for identifying common contact allergens. The study confirmed previous findings by the North American Contact Dermatitis Group.

Contact dermatitis testing results from 3,854 patients over a five-year period between Jan. 1, 2001 and Dec. 31, 2005 were studied for the study. The patients were tested with an average of 69 allergens. Of these patients, 2,663 (69 percent) had at least one positive reaction, and 1,933 (50 percent) had two or more positive reactions.

Contact dermatitis is common among all age groups and can cause minor annoyance to more severe handicaps, according to Mark Davis, M.D., Mayo Clinic dermatologist and lead study researcher. "Patients with contact dermatitis can get a very itchy rash from head to toe, or in a confined area," he says. "If it's on the hands and feet it can be disabling, and patients at times can't do their jobs."
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Making Headway Against Hepatitis C
2. Researchers Make Headway in Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy
3. Early identification of autism possible
4. Computer aided cancer identification in young women
5. Evoprinter, a multigenomic comparative tool for rapid identification of functionally important DNA
6. MRI can predict risk of cardiac arrhythmia by identification of scar tissue
7. Childhood asthma may be triggered by cockroach allergens
8. Reduce eye infection through new-age contact lenses
9. New contact lens materials
10. Newborns Know how to make eye contact
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... ... services to communities in east Texas, is launching a regional charity effort to ... Founded in 1991, the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF) has raised nearly $30 ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... Bedford, TX (PRWEB) , ... August 18, 2017 , ... ... serves communities in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, is spearheading a regional charity campaign organized ... her husband. , In early June of this year, Christina and her children returned ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Alcovit, a lime-flavored beverage that rids the body of toxins ... product now available through Jet.com. , After 25 years of development, the company ... designed to quickly detox the body thereby avoiding alcohol-induced hangovers. Whether you’re having fun ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... , ... August 18, 2017 , ... “Dangerous Inheritance”: a ... author, Diane Winters. Diane is from Southwest Nebraska where she was raised on ... and family. The story is fictional, but the friendships and mantra of ‘neighbors ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... Rollon Skin ... anti-aging skincare solutions, recently announced the launch of two new skincare products, ... yet effective alternative to expensive plastic surgery or in-patient cosmetic dermatological procedures. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/4/2017)... -- Agragen, LLC, a Cincinnati -based ... and aquacultural feed sectors, announces a significant step ... AGR131.  This drug is designed to trap and ... patients suffering from inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid ... Biological pharmaceuticals currently used ...
(Date:8/2/2017)...   Marshall County Hospital in Benton, Kentucky has added ... hospital-acquired infections (HAIs). The new addition, Tru-D SmartUVC , short for "total room ultraviolet ... such as C. diff , MRSA, MERS, Ebola and more. ... Tru-D SmartUVC ... Tru-D in action in a patient room ...
(Date:8/1/2017)...   CerSci Therapeutics , a non-opioid drug development ... has received notice from the National Institute on Drug ... that it has been awarded a Direct-to-Phase II Small ... 2017 with an additional $1,000,000 to follow in 2018. ... of their lead non-opioid drug candidate CT-044 to the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: