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Have Eczema? No Need for Bleach Baths, Study Suggests

Doctors sometimes recommend a bleach bath, which is a mixture of a small amount of bleach in a pool of cool or warm water
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In conclusion, the administration of the NOSQ can be useful in preliminary screening for dermatitis in fishermen, although it could show a possible overestimation of the prevalence of transient itchy wheals.
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
This study aimed to compare skin measurements and investigate their correlations with various clinical severity scores. METHODS: Skin hydration (SH), transepidermal water loss (TEWL), pH, erythema, pigmentation and ITA (individual typology angle) were measured (using Delfin, Courage+Khazaka and Mettler Toledo equipment), and correlated with Patient-Oriented Eczema Measure (POEM, a short-term subjective-symptom score), Scoring Atopic Dermatitis (SCORAD, a short-term subjective-symptom and objective-sign score), Nottingham Eczema Severity Score (NESS, a long-term subjective-symptom score), Children Dermatology Life Quali...
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research
NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales &Marketing Network) -- Hoth Therapeutics Inc. ("Hoth" or the "Company"), a development stage biopharmaceutical company focused on unique targeted therapeutics for patients suffering from in... Biopharmaceuticals, Dermatology, Venture Capital Hoth Therapeutics, atopic dermatitis, eczema
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(Food Allergy Research&Education) In a recently published study supported by Food Allergy Research&Education, researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have described a signaling pathway that can contribute to the dangerous circulatory and respiratory symptoms of anaphylaxis. The pathway, which promotes fluid loss from blood vessels into surrounding tissues, includes the interleukin-4 receptor, a protein that is targeted by a drug already approved to treat moderate to severe eczema. These findings hold promise for a treatment to make anaphylaxis less deadly.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
Impressive phase 2 results raise hope that oral medications will replace injections for atopic dermatitis.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news
BackgroundThe essential physical role, visibility and social importance of the hands place a major psychological burden on patients with hand eczema. ObjectivesThe aim of this study was to identify the psychological, social and clinical characteristics of patients with hand eczema, in particular the prevalences of depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, and comorbidities. Materials and methodsData on patients with hand eczema were analysed from a large European multicentre study conducted with dermatology outpatients from 13 countries. Groups of patients and controls were compared to analyse the psychological burden of han...
Source: Contact Dermatitis - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
Publication date: March 2018 Source:Microbial Pathogenesis, Volume 116 Author(s): Marzie Yeganegi, Farideh Tabatabaei Yazdi, Seyed Ali Mortazavi, Javad Asili, Behrooz Alizadeh Behbahani, Adel Beigbabaei The aerial parts of Equisetum telmateia have been used as a source of biologically active compounds to treat inflammatory, diarrhea, stomach-ache, eczema and mouth infections in traditional medicine. The aim of this work is to evaluate the extraction yield, chemical compositions, antioxidant activity and antimicrobial activity of E. telmateia extracts on Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus cereus, Escherichia coli, Salmonella ...
Source: Microbial Pathogenesis - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
(MedPage Today) -- Half of patients achieved EASI 90 at 16 weeks
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Source Type: news
If you’ve been following the Wheat Belly discussions, you already know that efforts to cultivate healthy bowel flora in the wake of wheat/grain elimination is a key factor in regaining health. While I’ve emphasized the importance of a high-potency (e.g., 50 billion or more CFUs per day), multi-species probiotic supplement and prebiotic fibers, I’ve not focused on the importance of fermented foods. This issue comes to light in particular with our experience in battling small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, or SIBO. Dysbiosis, or disrupted composition of bowel flora in the colon, is exceptionally common, e...
Source: Wheat Belly Blog - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Undoctored Wheat Belly Lifestyle bowel flora fermented foods grain-free Inflammation kefir kimchi kombucha probiotic sibo small intestinal bacterial overgrowth yogurt Source Type: blogs
ConclusionOur data indicate that area of residence has a modifying effect on the relationship between disease severity and HR‐QoL, with a more negative impact on HR‐QoL in metropolitan than in non‐metropolitan areas. This information is important with respect to fully appreciating the burden of occupational hand eczema.
Source: Contact Dermatitis - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
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