Traditional Thai herbal medicine as an alternative treatment for refractory chronic eczema

ConclusionsThe findings indicate that combined traditional Thai herbal formulations can be used to successfully treat chronic eczema and could be considered as an alternative treatment for refractory chronic eczema.
Source: EXPLORE: The Journal of Science and Healing - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

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CONCLUSION: Eczema phenotypes are very modestly associated with more somatic symptoms and attention problems at school age. Early transient eczema is associated with more aggressive behaviour symptoms. Directional effects seem from early life eczema to later life internalizing and externalizing problems rather than reversely. PMID: 31730242 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The British Journal of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Br J Dermatol Source Type: research
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Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Asthma and allergy Original Articles: Asthma Source Type: research
Conclusions The long-term risks of autoimmune disorders are significantly higher in patients with allergic diseases. Allergic diseases and autoimmune disorders show age- and sex-related clustering patterns.
Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Asthma and allergy Original Articles: Asthma and allergy Source Type: research
Jack Todd's mother, Emma Nunn, from Hampshire, was recommended to try a £4.50 Childs Farm moisturiser in January 2018, shortly after a horrific photoshoot experience.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
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Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news
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Our data support that prior allergic disease, especially eczema, and corticosteroid treatment increase the risk of developing incident Hodgkin ’s lymphoma before the age of 50. Immune system malfunction is central to Hodgkin’s lymphoma development.
Source: Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusions and Relevance: Overlap in immune signaling pathways between AD and chronic pruritus, eczematous eruption of aging, allergic contact dermatitis, chronic hand eczema, alopecia areata, urticaria, eosinophilic annular erythema, bullous pemphigoid and papuloerythroderma of Ofuji make these conditions candidates for dupilumab therapy when standard treatments have failed or are contraindicated. While promising as a therapeutic option, off-label prescribing of dupilumab requires consideration of challenges in insurance authorization and out-of-pocket cost to the patient. PMID: 31693426 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research
Conclusion: Although the link between the severity of eczema and atopy, wet work, and contact with irritants and allergens is well known, the relation remains questionable for other factors including stress. PMID: 31687011 [PubMed]
Source: Dermatology Research and Practice - Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatol Res Pract Source Type: research
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