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Study characterizes eczema patients most at risk for dangerous viral infections

... eczema patients at risk for serious viral infections ... "Previous studies have suggested that eczema is not only becoming more prevalent, but that ... in the United States to carefully characterize eczema patients who have suffered widespread herpes ...

New diagnostic advance seen for head, throat cancer

... important roles in many biological functions, ranging from the proper development of enamel on teeth to skin formation and the possible treatment of eczema or psoriasis. http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=2671404 In the newest study, published today in PLoS ONE , a ...

Even natural perfumes may cause allergies

... believed can be activated into allergens, and that more studies should be done to increase knowledge within the field and thus reduce the number of eczema cases. ...

When our protective armor shows weakness

... mutations in the filaggrin gene are extremely strong risk factors for atopic dermatitis and beyond that for hay fever. In the case of pre-existing eczema they may also cause asthma," explained Weidinger The asthma results were especially surprising, because filaggrin is not present in the respiratory ...

Story ideas from the Journal of Lipid Research

... Scientists have created in the laboratory synthetic ceramides, called pseudoceramides, to treat skin diseases such as atopic dermatitis, a form of eczema characterized by red, flaky and very itchy skin; psoriasis, a disease that causes red scaly patches on the skin; and glucocorticoid-induced epidermal ...

Defective immune system response to smallpox vaccine detailed in new study

... and animal research aimed at reducing the risk of eczema vaccinatum, a potentially deadly complication of smallpox vaccination. eczema vaccinatum occurs almost exclusively in people ... illuminates one potential mechanism leading to eczema vaccinatum and improves our understanding of the ...

Pregnant mom's exposure to flu vaccine kick-starts fetal immune system

... immune response against allergens to which the mother has been exposed, and this may have an effect on the development of allergic sensitivity (e.g. eczema and asthma) later in an infant’s life. However this hypothesis has remained controversial because of an inability to detect antigen-specific T cells ...

Snoring in children might be an allergic type disease

... children with rhinitis who were first born, were exposed to maternal tobacco smoke during the first year of life and/or who had asthma and/or eczema at age five years were more likely to snore. Breastfeeding, birth weight, body mass index at age 4.5 years and respiratory function whilst awake ...

Genes and biomarkers that allow doctors to choose the right therapy for the right patient

... are independent of another predictive marker of cetuximab response, skin toxicity, which appears through a variety of forms including rashes, eczema and fissures. Skin toxicity also indicates a poor response to cetuximab. The study indicated that median survival is 15.6 months for patients with ...

'Allergy cells' can aggravate cancer and psoriasis

... that regulate the recruitment of inflammatory cells. Since it is already known that levels of CD30 are higher in people with psoriasis or atopical eczema and with Hodgkins lymphoma, the results can explain how the mast cells are activated and how they aggravate inflammation in these ...

Report focuses on the role good microbes play in future medicine

... beneficial microbes could represent the future of medicine, with the potential to treat a variety of diseases in humans and animals from diarrhea and eczema to gum disease and autoimmune disorders, according to a report released by the American Academy of Microbiology, Probiotic Microbes: The Scientific ...
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