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Eczema in Medical News

Alternative Therapies for Fighting Eczema Hold Promise, But Dermatologists Caution They Are No Substitute for Proven Medical Treatments

BOSTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite having access to some of the best health care in the world, many Americans with the most common form of eczema, known as atopic dermatitis, have sought relief from "alternative medicines." However, dermatologists caution that patien...

Molecule in Skin May Link Eczema and Asthma

Finding in mice might explain progression from skin to breathing condition TUESDAY, May 19 (HealthDay News) -- A substance secreted by eczema-damaged skin might trigger asthma in children, U.S. researchers suggest. The theory comes from a study of mice with an eczema-like condition...

Three Cetaphil(R) Products Awarded National Eczema Association Seal of Acceptance

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Galderma Laboratories products, Cetaphil(R) Gentle Skin Cleanser, Cetaphil(R) Moisturizing Cream, and Cetaphil(R) DailyAdvance(TM) Ultra Hydrating Lotion, have been awarded the National Eczema Association (NEA) Seal of Acceptance. The Seal of Accepta...

National Eczema Association Anoints Theraplex Products with Seal of Acceptance

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Eczema Association (NEA) awarded its Seal of Acceptance to Theraplex Emollient and Theraplex Clear Lotion . The NEA Seal of Acceptance is part of the association's Eczema & Sensitive-Skin Education (EASE) program, which is intended t...

National Eczema Association Anoints Theraplex Child-Friendly Eczema Products with Seal of Acceptance

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Eczema Association (NEA) awarded its Seal of Acceptance to Theraplex Emollient and Theraplex Clear Lotion. The NEA Seal of Acceptance is part of the association's Eczema & Sensitive-Skin Education (EASE) program, which is intended...

Aggressive treatment of childhood eczema could help prevent asthma, says new study

The study, published online in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology , calls for trials of aggressive therapies against childhood eczema in attempt to reduce the incidence of asthma in later life. The study, conducted by the University of Melbourne, Monash University and Menzies Resea...

Cats Can Trigger Eczema in Some Infants

Babies with a genetic mutation and a cat at home were more likely to develop skin condition before age of 1, study finds WEDNESDAY, June 25 (HealthDay News) -- Infants who have a certain genetic mutation are more likely to develop eczema if there is a cat in the home, a new study sugg...

Five Questions About Eczema

CHICAGO, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Eczema is a chronic skin disorder characterized by dry, itchy, scaly skin and rashes. It is commonly known as "the itch that rashes." (1) While the exact cause of eczema is not known, it appears to result from a complex interaction of factors ...

Diluted Bleach Baths Ease Kids' Eczema

5- to 10-minute soaks, twice a week, prevent painful flare-ups, study finds MONDAY, April 27 (HealthDay News) -- Diluted bleach baths offer a safe, simple and inexpensive way of treating children with eczema, according to U.S. researchers. The skin disease, which affects 17 percent ...

Whiter laundry and a surprising new treatment for kids' eczema

CHICAGO--- It's best known for whitening a load of laundry. But now simple household bleach has a surprising new role: an effective treatment for kids' chronic eczema. Chronic, severe eczema can mar a childhood. The skin disorder starts with red, itchy, inflamed skin that often becomes crusty...

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Eczema in Medical Technology

New AVEENO(R) Eczema Care Product Line Offers Breakthrough Formulas to Help Manage the Signs and Symptoms of Eczema

SKILLMAN, N.J., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), 10-20 percent of the world's population suffers from eczema, an inflamed skin condition characterized by red, scaly and itchy skin. To help manage the condition's symptoms, which tend to flare up in...

Efficacy and Safety Profile of Basilea's Alitretinoin for Severe Refractory Chronic Hand Eczema Confirmed by Data Shown at European Dermatology Congress

BASEL, Switzerland, May 21, 2007 - Results from phase III clinical trials and further human pharmacology studies were presented at the 16th Congress of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV). These data highlighted the efficacy and safety profile of alitretinoin as a potential ...

BioCis Pharma Reports Positive Phase IIa Clinical Results in Atopic Dermatitis

...skin lesion redness (erythema) and skin barrier function by trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL) during the 28-day period. Physician assessments, such as eczema Area and Severity Index (EASI) were also evaluated. ProtoCure emulsion cream was superior to placebo in decreasing skin redness and improving skin bar...

Emerging Therapies Could Help Ease The Chronic Symptoms of Atopic Dermatitis For Adults and Children

...chenfield. "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...Drug Administration (FDA) for this age group to treat atopic dermatitis and eczema include fluocinolone acetonide, topical oil 0.01%, desonide gel 0.05% and d...

Basilea Reports Positive Re-treatment Results from a Second Phase III Trial of Alitretinoin for Patients with Severe Chronic Hand Eczema

...lts showing that patients with severe chronic hand eczema can benefit from re-treatment with alitretinoin. I...nd to be effective in treating severe chronic hand eczema in patients refractory to topical treatments. This... later this year. Severe refractory Chronic Hand eczema (CHE) is a relapsing disorder for which no approve...

Cytos Biotechnology Reports Results from Phase IIa Study with CYT003-QbG10 in Patients Suffering from Atopic Dermatitis

...ploratory efficacy was determined according to the eczema Area and Severity Index (EASI), a commonly applied...nt and severity of the disease was assessed by the eczema Area Severity Index (EASI), a commonly applied tes...bo or the active drug substance is applied. EASI: eczema Area and Severity Index (EASI), a commonly applied...
Eczema in Medical Dictionary

Eczema

Eczema is a disease in a form of dermatitis, or inflammation of the epidermis. The term eczema is broadly applied to a range of persistent skin conditions. These include dryness and recurring skin rashes which are... Provides an overview of eczema and its causes, symptoms, and t...

Dyshidrotic eczema

Dyshidrosis, also termed Dyshidrotic Eczema , Pompholyx, Acute vesiculobullous hand eczema , and Dyshidrotic Dermatitis, is a skin condition that is characterized by small blisters on the hands or feet. It is an acute, chronic,... Dyshidrotic eczema also is termed pompholyx, which d...

Stasis dermatitis

...nges that occur in the leg as a result of " stasis " or blood pooling from insufficient venous return; the alternative name of varicose eczema comes from a common cause of this being varicose veins. Reviewed by dermatologists, this fact sheet offers patients information about stasis d...

Skin

...ents and internal... Whatever the issue, find the latest skin care and beauty information here. ... Acne Blisters Boils Dermatologist Dry Skin eczema Hair Loss Itching Moisturizer ... From skin care treatments to cosmetic surgery, find health and beauty information at WebMD ... Your Skin Car...

Scaly skin

...t of causes of Nystagmus and Scaly skin , alternative diagnoses, rare causes, misdiagnoses, patient stories, and much more. Find articles about eczema and hundreds of other health-related topics at LIVESTRONG.COM, the definitive daily health, fitness, and lifestyle destination. Scaly skin , S...

Purulent

...ciation with the production of purulent sputum ... All my custom Homeopathic remedies are SAFE, EFFECTIVE AND FDA APPROVED. ... Wet- Purulent eczema Formula 30C webcode vit054. RESPIRATORY FORMULAS ... ...

Latex Allergies

...ospital and school records have a latex allergy alert. ... Latex Allergy . Environmental & Pet Allergies . Infant Allergies & eczema ... The latex allergy is an immunological reaction to natural rubber latex . ... developing latex allergy because they use NRL gloves fre...

Dry skin

...healthier skin , hair and nails. Dry skin . Authoritative facts about the skin from the New Zealand Dermatological Society. ... Asteatotic eczema ( Dry Skin ) – emedicine dermatology, the on-line ... ... books excerpts online about Dry skin , 406 drug side effect causes. ... Misdiagno...

Dermatitis

...atitis . ... Rashes ... Allergic Contact Dermatitis (Logical Images) ... Article: Therapies for pediatric seborrheic dermatitis . Article: Does eczema lead to asthma? ... Dermatitis ... The most common types of dermatitis that affect adolescents include atopic ... are forms of contact d...

Cradle cap

...scomfort. Find out the symptoms of cradle cap , what causes it, and how to treat your baby's flaky scalp. ... Q: how do i get rid of my baby's eczema and cradle cap ? ... cradle cap n. A form of dermatitis that occurs in infants and is characterized by heavy yellow crusted lesions on...
Eczema in Biological News

Study characterizes eczema patients most at risk for dangerous viral infections

Eczema patients at risk for serious viral infections have more severe disease, are more likely to be allergic to food and other allergens, and have a frequent history of staph infections, according to researchers at National Jewish Health and other institutions in the NIH-funded Atopic Dermatitis ...

Common fragrance ingredients in shampoos and conditioners are frequent causes of eczema

Considerably more people than previously believed are allergic to the most common fragrance ingredient used in shampoos, conditioners and soap. A thesis presented at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden found that over 5% of those who underwent patch testing were allergic to t...

New diagnostic advance seen for head, throat cancer

...s 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 professi...

Even natural perfumes may cause allergies

...ly 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

...hat 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 tr...

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 ...

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

...n 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 i...

Snoring in children might be an allergic type disease

...ablished 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

...utations 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 s...

'Allergy cells' can aggravate cancer and psoriasis

...ins 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 diseases. ...
Eczema in Biological Technology

Five Questions About Protopic (tacrolimus) Ointment

...ire/ -- Known medically as atopic dermatitis (AD), eczema is characterized by dry, itchy skin and rashes.(1)...cription ointment used to treat moderate to severe eczema in adults or children two years of age or older wh...icine used on the skin to treat moderate to severe eczema for short periods, and, if needed, may be repeated...

Allegiance Equity Corporation announces collaboration with Canadian Dairy Commission and Guelph Food Technologies Corporation for Alzheimers and Dementia formulation GG-XT

...Prime). Allegiance has a 37.5% equity interest in Prime as the controlling shareholder. The licensing of Relieva and Psorberine for the treatment of eczema and Psoriasis to Biofrontera will rapidly develop product extentions and new channels of commercialization globally when combined with Biofrontera's r...

JCI table of contents: Dec. 3, 2007

...w.the-jci.org/article.php?id=34252 EDITOR'S PICK: Giving asthma T(he)SL(i)P by blocking OX40 Inflammatory disorders such as asthma and eczema are overzealous immune responses by the body to otherwise innocuous environmental conditions. The protein TSLP is a potent activator of the allergic i...

FDA Approves ACAM2000(TM) Vaccine for Protection Against Smallpox

..., progressive vaccinia, generalized vaccinia, severe vaccinial skin infections, and erythema multiforme major (including STEVENS-JOHNSON SYNDROME) and eczema vaccinatum resulting in permanent sequelae or death, ocular complications, blindness, and fetal death have occurred following either primary vaccinati...
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