Abstracts from the 8th World Congress on Itch (WCI) in Nara on September 27-29, 2015.

Abstracts from the 8th World Congress on Itch (WCI) in Nara on September 27-29, 2015. Acta Derm Venereol. 2015 Oct 5;95(7):875-912 Authors: PMID: 26436308 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Acta Dermato-Venereologica - Category: Dermatology Tags: Acta Derm Venereol Source Type: research

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ConclusionStrategies that have been helpful in addressing implementation challenges include: increasing on-site and remote training opportunities for clinicians and nurses, developing a tiered payment schema, educating patients to combat misconceptions about phototherapy, dynamic phototherapy referral guidelines to accommodate service delivery capacity, and prioritizing the engagement of a multidisciplinary team.
Source: Dermatology and Therapy - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
ConclusionsSpecific ISRs varied among the biologic therapies assessed. The findings presented could be helpful when patients consider switching therapies due to ISRs.FundingEli Lilly and Company.
Source: Dermatology and Therapy - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 14 November 2019Source: Stem Cell ReportsAuthor(s): Natacha A. Agabalyan, Holly D. Sparks, Samar Tarraf, Nicole L. Rosin, Katie Anker, Grace Yoon, Lindsay N. Burnett, Duncan Nickerson, Elena S. Di Martino, Vincent A. Gabriel, Jeff BiernaskieSummaryFollowing full-thickness skin injuries, epithelialization of the wound is essential. The standard of care to achieve this wound “closure” in patients is autologous split-thickness skin grafting (STSG). However, patients living with STSGs report significant chronic impairments leading to functional deficiencies such as itch, altered s...
Source: Stem Cell Reports - Category: Stem Cells Source Type: research
A 25-year-old man presents with itchy lesions on his legs and arms. He states that the lesions developed over a week and that he has never had anything like this before. What treatment is best?Osmosis
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Publication date: Available online 14 November 2019Source: Acta Pharmaceutica Sinica BAuthor(s): Jing Jin, Nina Xue, Yuan Liu, Rong Fu, Mingjin Wang, Ming Ji, Fangfang Lai, Jinping Hu, Xiaojian Wang, Qiong Xiao, Xiaoying Zhang, Dali Yin, Xiaoguang Chen, Shuan RaoAbstractPsoriasis is characterized by abnormal proliferation of keratinocytes, as well as infiltration of immune cells into the dermis and epidermis, causing itchy, scaly and erythematous plaques of skin. The understanding of this chronic inflammatory skin disease remains unclear and all available treatments have their limitations currently. Here, we showed that IM...
Source: Acta Pharmaceutica Sinica B - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Call it the 22-year itch: Seth Goldman is leaving Honest Tea Inc., more than two decades after launching the bottled tea company out of his Bethesda kitchen and growing it into a massive global brand. The company co-founder, who has held the title "TeaEO Emeritus" since 2015, will pursue a new venture or ventures, he said in an interview. “It’s a little surreal when you’ve been raising somebody so intensely for so long to take that step back, but I do feel like this offspring… is able …
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In conclusion, OT plays a role in CQ-induced scratching behavior via V1AR binding events. V1AR antagonists could be used as possible treatments for CQ-induced itch.
Source: Frontiers in Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Abstract BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: The Vulval disease Quality of Life Index (VQLI) is a new tool that assesses the burden of vulval disease on quality of life (QoL). Our objective was to assess the correlation between VQLI score and clinician-rated severity scores, overall patient itch/discomfort, disease duration, sexual activity, and age, in vulval lichen sclerosus (VLS) at a vulval disorders clinic. METHODS: A retrospective case note review, including consecutive women with VLS who attended the clinic between April and October 2018. Outcome measures include the VQLI score, clinician-rated severity score, and ...
Source: The Australasian Journal of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Australas J Dermatol Source Type: research
An itchy tattoo is very common, especially if it is a new tattoo. Aside from the normal healing process, there are many other possible causes for an itchy tattoo. Read this article to find out more about these causes and how to treat them.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news
The lower legs may be itchy for a number of reasons, from issues with shaving to skin conditions and diabetes. Here, learn more about these causes, other symptoms, and the range of treatments.
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