Skin Tracker: A Mobile Health App to Monitor Skin Disease Activity and Treatment Use

Conditions:   Atopic Dermatitis;   Eczema Intervention:   Other: SkinTracker Mobile App Sponsor:   University of California, San Francisco Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials

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THURSDAY, July 9, 2020 -- For patients with atopic dermatitis and moderate-to-severe pruritus, nemolizumab results in a greater reduction in pruritus than placebo, according to a study published in the July 9 issue of the New England Journal of...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
Nicola Mucci Allergic disorders in the agriculture sector are very common among farm workers, causing many injuries and occupational diseases every year. Agricultural employees are exposed to multiple conditions and various allergenic substances, which could be related to onset of anaphylactic reactions. This systematic review highlights the main clinical manifestation, the allergens that are mostly involved and the main activities that are usually involved. This research includes articles published on the major databases (PubMed, Cochrane Library, Scopus), using a combination of keywords. The online search yielded 48...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Review Source Type: research
In this study, we investigated the anti-inflammatory effect and mechanism of CBT in the HaCaT human keratinocyte cell line and investigated the anti-atopic effect in mice models of atopic dermatitis-like skin lesions. In the tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF)-α/interferon (IFN)-γ-stimulated HaCaT cells, CBT inhibited the production of pro-inflammatory cytokines and chemokines and elevated the nuclear translocation of NF-E2 p45 related factors 2 (Nrf2) and subsequent production of heme oxygenase-1 (HO-1). CBT improved the symptoms of atopic dermatitis-like lesions in 2,4-dinitrochlorobenzene (DNCB)-treated mice b...
Source: Frontiers in Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of reviewInterventional procedures to prevent hand eczema (HE), comprising educational programs, are widely used for primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention of irritant contact dermatitis on the hands. This review gives an overview of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) addressing the efficacy of interventional procedures and educational programs in HE prevention.Recent findingsRCTs on HE prevention differ with respect to form and implementation of interventions, populations, and follow-up times. Overall, the education has focused on use of moisturizers, gloves, and substitution of hand washes with alco...
Source: Current Treatment Options in Allergy - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
A 15-year-old boy presented to clinic due to concern over the loss of hair in both eyebrows. Over the past 6 months, his pre-existing atopic dermatitis had progressively flared, but he was not receiving treatment. In addition to severe facial and flexural eczema, he had prominent rarefaction of the lateral one-third of both eyebrows, a finding known as Hertoghe ’s sign (Figure, A).1 The patient denied eyebrow plucking or rubbing. Laboratory tests showed eosinophilia (1070 cells/mm3), normal thyroid function, and negative syphilis testing.
Source: The Journal of Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Rediscovering the Physical Exam Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: We demonstrated the reliability and validity of Chinese EIQ in adult patients with chronic itch at the outpatient setting. The study also revealed the diversified aspects of itch across patients with various dermatoses. PMID: 32600865 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: J Formos Med Assoc - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: J Formos Med Assoc Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: All patients were misdiagnosed as AD exacerbation. Therefore, EH should be considered in the differential diagnosis of AD exacerbation especially in the infants with moderate to severe AD. PMID: 32558432 [PubMed - in process]
Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Turk J Pediatr Source Type: research
ECZEMA - there's a handful of different kinds. What's seborrheic dermatitis? And which feeling can trigger symptoms to appear on the skin?
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Conditions:   Nickel; Eczema;   Nickel Sensitivity;   Allergy;   Inflammatory Response Intervention:   Other: Nickel sulfate hexahydrate Sponsors:   National Allergy Research Center, Denmark;   University of Copenhagen Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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