Navigation Links
Emerging Therapies Could Help Ease The Chronic Symptoms of Atopic Dermatitis For Adults and Children
Date:3/5/2009

SAN FRANCISCO, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Atopic dermatitis, the common, chronic, inflammatory skin disease marked by red, itchy rashes, has been increasing in prevalence over the past two decades and affects a disproportionate number of children. According to current estimates, approximately 15 percent to 20 percent of children in the United States and other industrialized countries around the world develop atopic dermatitis in the first few years of life. By comparison, only an estimated 3 percent to 5 percent of adults have an active form of the condition.* Now, a promising new array of therapies targeting different aspects of atopic dermatitis stands to help patients find relief from the physical and emotional pain caused by this complex condition.

Speaking today at the 67th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy), dermatologist Lawrence F. Eichenfield, MD, FAAD, professor of pediatrics and medicine (dermatology) at the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, reviewed the latest therapies for atopic dermatitis and how the new understanding of the cause of the condition has led to an improved and more targeted treatment approach.

"There has been an abundance of new research looking at genetic abnormalities associated with atopic dermatitis, including those in the skin's barrier function -- or its protective outer layer," said Dr. Eichenfield. "It appears that a subset of patients with atopic dermatitis and eczema is born with problems with the function of their outer layer of skin, which can cause the skin to be drier and more prone to the absorption of irritants, microbes and allergens that can penetrate the skin and cause adverse reactions. Fortunately, this new understanding is leading to new and better treatments for patients of all ages."

Topical Corticosteroids

Used to diminish the skin's inflammatory response, topic
'/>"/>

SOURCE American Academy of Dermatology
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine technology :

1. Current and Emerging Drugs Have No Advantage Over Enbrel in Inhibiting/Slowing the Progression of Rheumatoid Arthritis
2. Revolution Health and EmergingMed Launch Cancer Clinical Trial Matching and Referral Service
3. Malaria Vaccine Developer Sanaria Inc. Receives the Technology Council of Marylands Emerging Company of the Year Award
4. Current and Emerging Drugs Continue to Struggle for Patient Share in the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder
5. LigoCyte Pharmaceuticals Announces Collaboration With Biogen Idec to Develop Anti-CD103 Therapies
6. ActiveSight and CHDI Leverage Fragment-Based Lead Discovery for Huntington Disease Therapies
7. New Data Show Doripenem as Effective as Commonly Used Therapies in Treating Hospital-Acquired Pneumonias
8. NIST Awards $2 Million to Velcura Therapeutics, Inc. for Innovative Technology R&D - Dual-Action Therapies for Bone Disease
9. Studies Attribute Recent Increase in Multiple Myeloma Survival to Novel Therapies
10. Vital Therapies Announces Presentation of ELAD(R) Artificial Liver Data at American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases 2007 Annual Meeting
11. New Data to Support VELCADE(R) (Bortezomib) For Injection Based Therapies as Setting New Standards in The Care of Newly Diagnosed Patients With Multiple Myeloma
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/15/2014)...  Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX ... under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 ("HSR") ... its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Sapphire Subsidiary Corp. ("Purchaser"), for ... Solta Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: SLTM ) ("Solta") ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... 15, 2014  Zafgen, Inc., a leading biopharmaceutical company ... obese patients, today announced initial results from its ... of methionine aminopeptidase 2 (MetAP2), in patients with ... obesity.  These results showed improvements in body weight, ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... Corporation (Nasdaq: LMNX ) today announced that it ... on Monday, February 3, 2014. A press release announcing the ... (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100104/LUMINEXLOGO ) Management ... and financial results for the fourth quarter and twelve months ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Valeant Pharmaceuticals Announces Receipt Of Antitrust Clearance For Its Previously Announced Acquisition Of Solta Medical, Inc. 2Valeant Pharmaceuticals Announces Receipt Of Antitrust Clearance For Its Previously Announced Acquisition Of Solta Medical, Inc. 3Zafgen Announces Initial Results from Phase 2a Study of Beloranib in Patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome 2Zafgen Announces Initial Results from Phase 2a Study of Beloranib in Patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome 3Zafgen Announces Initial Results from Phase 2a Study of Beloranib in Patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome 4Luminex Corporation Fourth Quarter Earnings Release Scheduled for February 3, 2014 2Luminex Corporation Fourth Quarter Earnings Release Scheduled for February 3, 2014 3
(Date:4/23/2014)... A pilot study by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators ... unusual treatment for a serious medical problem use ... diarrhea caused by the Clostridium difficile ( ... published online in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases ... fecal material from donors unrelated to patients was as ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... researchers say clinical trials for a new experimental ... very promising. Patients treated with CPX-351, a combination ... showing better responses than patients treated with the ... myeloid leukemia is an aggressive blood cancer with ... older patients," explained Jeffrey Lancet, M.D., senior member ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... A Michigan State University researcher is looking to give ... workout, and her latest research shows that a cyber ... the Games for Health Journal , is the ... still a better motivator during exercise, a software-generated partner ... that something that isn,t real can still motivate people ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... University researchers have developed a way to detect and ... tiny gold particles with tails of synthetic DNA., A ... biological engineering, used gold nanoparticles to target and bind ... RNA splice variants, which can indicate the presence and ... splice variants in a cell can be determined by ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... the gastro-intestinal tract has long been considered to be ... Sahlgrenska Academy have used refined microscopic techniques that indicate ... of the gastro-intestinal tract is only as large as ... The digestive tract, which passes from the mouth through ... length of about 5 meters in a normal adult, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Use of frozen material for fecal transplant successfully treats C. difficile infection 2Health News:Use of frozen material for fecal transplant successfully treats C. difficile infection 3Health News:Moffitt Cancer Center's phase 3 study may be game-changer for acute myeloid leukemia 2Health News:Cyber buddy is better than 'no buddy' 2Health News:Gold nanoparticles help target, quantify breast cancer segments in a living cell 2Health News:The surface area of the digestive tract 'only' as large as a studio apartment 2
... Record Profitability and 12th Consecutive Year of Record ... ... $164 ... ST. LOUIS, Feb. 15 KV Pharmaceutical Company,(NYSE: KVa/KVb), a fully integrated ...
... One day doctors may recommend using high efficiency ... smoking cessation, and exercise to improve cardiovascular health, ... study, they found that using HEPA filters for ... of cardiovascular health in healthy, non-smoking elderly individuals. ...
... single prostate specific antigen (PSA) test at age 50 or ... 25 years later, (regardless of clinical significance) have now found ... prostate cancer. , The findings, published in the online ... men would benefit from intensive screening. , More men die ...
... Penn Bancshares Inc. (NASD:,NPBC) will replace Bradley Pharmaceuticals Inc. ... the close of trading on Thursday, February 21, 2008. ... on or about that date,pending final approvals., Standard ... relevant,updates on its website: http://www.standardandpoors.com ., National ...
... killer, but the recent findings of four Texas A&M University ... the dreaded disease. , Diabetics not only have high ... levels because they have trouble metabolizing glucose and fatty acids. ... acid aspects of diabetes separately because there was nothing linking ...
... Following the,company,s announcement of record unaudited revenues ... nutritional product manufacturer subsidiary InterACTIVE,Nutrition International, Inc., ... Board: NNTN) http://www.naturalnutritioninc.com ,announced today the ... common stock.,Each shareholder will receive one additional ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Completes Unaudited Fiscal 2007 Results; Receives Trading Extension From NYSE 2Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Completes Unaudited Fiscal 2007 Results; Receives Trading Extension From NYSE 3Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Completes Unaudited Fiscal 2007 Results; Receives Trading Extension From NYSE 4Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Completes Unaudited Fiscal 2007 Results; Receives Trading Extension From NYSE 5Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Completes Unaudited Fiscal 2007 Results; Receives Trading Extension From NYSE 6Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Completes Unaudited Fiscal 2007 Results; Receives Trading Extension From NYSE 7Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Completes Unaudited Fiscal 2007 Results; Receives Trading Extension From NYSE 8Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Completes Unaudited Fiscal 2007 Results; Receives Trading Extension From NYSE 9Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Completes Unaudited Fiscal 2007 Results; Receives Trading Extension From NYSE 10Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Completes Unaudited Fiscal 2007 Results; Receives Trading Extension From NYSE 11Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Completes Unaudited Fiscal 2007 Results; Receives Trading Extension From NYSE 12Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Completes Unaudited Fiscal 2007 Results; Receives Trading Extension From NYSE 13Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Completes Unaudited Fiscal 2007 Results; Receives Trading Extension From NYSE 14Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Completes Unaudited Fiscal 2007 Results; Receives Trading Extension From NYSE 15Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Completes Unaudited Fiscal 2007 Results; Receives Trading Extension From NYSE 16Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Completes Unaudited Fiscal 2007 Results; Receives Trading Extension From NYSE 17Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Completes Unaudited Fiscal 2007 Results; Receives Trading Extension From NYSE 18Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Completes Unaudited Fiscal 2007 Results; Receives Trading Extension From NYSE 19Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Completes Unaudited Fiscal 2007 Results; Receives Trading Extension From NYSE 20Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Completes Unaudited Fiscal 2007 Results; Receives Trading Extension From NYSE 21Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Completes Unaudited Fiscal 2007 Results; Receives Trading Extension From NYSE 22Health News:KV Pharmaceutical Company Completes Unaudited Fiscal 2007 Results; Receives Trading Extension From NYSE 23Health News:Using HEPA filters may improve cardiovascular health 2Health News:Early warning: PSA testing can predict advanced prostate cancer 2Health News:Standard & Poor's Announces Change to U.S. Index 2Health News:Research findings may lead to new ways to study and fight diabetes 2Health News:Research findings may lead to new ways to study and fight diabetes 3Health News:Natural Nutrition Announces Effectiveness of Forward Split of Common Stock Following 2007 Record Revenue Year 2
MBP's equivalent to the "Universal Yellow" tip, this 200 L tip utilizes a MicroPoint design for accurate sample handling. 10 L Ref. mark....
... an immunometric ('sandwich') EIA for the ... serum or plasma. LH in the ... anti-LH antibodies directed at different epitopes. ... particles and the other is labelled ...
... is a glycoprotein secreted by the anterior ... TSH, the intact LH molecule is a ... glycoproteins all have homologous alpha-subunits, however each ... and FSH production and secretion are stimulated ...
Microwell-EIA for the detection of GAD Autoantibody....
Medicine Products: