Scientists suggest therapeutic bathing to treat atopic dermatitis
(Natural News) The next time your skin feels itchy, you might want to take a bath first: Researchers from Yonsei University in South Korea suggest bathing in spring water is a safe way to treat symptoms of atopic dermatitis. The study, which appeared in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, evaluated the benefits of balneotherapy in high-concentration mineral spring... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Balneotherapy demonstrates protective properties against atopic dermatitis
(Natural News) Balneotherapy using high-mineral spring water could be a safe alternative for treating symptoms of atopic dermatitis (AD). The study, published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, looked at the effects of bathing in high-concentration mineral spring water (HMW) on redox balance and immune modulation in an animal model for atopic dermatitis using 2,4-dinitrochlorobenzene (DNCB). Researchers applied DNCB... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Strat Skin Sciences wins FDA nod for Multi-Micro Dose excimer laser tip
Strata Skin Sciences (NSDQ:SSKN) said yesterday it won FDA 510(k) clearance for the Multi-Micro Dose tip designed for use with its Xtrac 308nm excimer laser. The newly cleared tip is indicated for use in conjunction with the Horsham, Penn.-based company’s Xtrac laser system to filter narrow band UVB light at delivery, intended to individualize non-blistering doses during procedures. The MMD tip is designed to apply multiple level doses of energy to the patient’s psoriatic plaque to identify maximum sub-blistering energy dose for treatment zones so that physicians can design an optimal dose for each patient...
Source: Mass Device - August 7, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Cosmetic/Aesthetic Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Strata Skin Sciences Source Type: news

Doctors Can Help Children, Teens Adhere to Eczema Treatment Plan
FRIDAY, Aug. 3, 2018 -- Physicians can create an adherence protocol for patients, particularly children and teens, receiving treatment for atopic dermatitis, according to an article published in Dermatology Times. Lack of adherence to treatment... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Methotrexate and Azathioprine for Severe Atopic Dermatitis Methotrexate and Azathioprine for Severe Atopic Dermatitis
This study examined the long-term safety, efficacy, and tolerability of azathioprine and methotrexate in adults with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

CVD and T2DM in Adults With Atopic Dermatitis CVD and T2DM in Adults With Atopic Dermatitis
Is atopic dermatitis an independent risk factor for cardiometabolic disease?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Third-degree burns following contact with Giant Hogweed
Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegassianum)shutterstock.com/jps 3.5 out of 5 stars Keeping pace with the media; Giant Hogweed burns — a case series and comprehensive review. Baker BG et al. Burns 2017;43:933-938 Abstract   Earlier this month, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported that an incoming student preparing for his freshman year at Virginia Tech suffered third-degree burns to his face and arm after he came into contact with a Giant Hogweed plant (Heracleum mantegassianum). “The top layer of skin on the left side of his face was basically gone and appeared to be like a really bad burn that had ...
Source: The Poison Review - July 24, 2018 Category: Toxicology Authors: Leon Gussow Tags: Medical burn injury dermatitis dermatology Giant hogweed Heracleum mantegassianum phytophotodermatitis skin Source Type: news

The overgrowth of Malassezia spp.in canine atopic dermatitis - the reason or the result of disease?
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - July 23, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: BethBradshaw Source Type: news

Atopic Dermatitis Places Heavy Burden on Patients
THURSDAY, July 19, 2018 -- Atopic dermatitis (AD) dramatically impacts the quality of life of patients, according to a study published online July 16 in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma& Immunology. Jonathan I. Silverberg, M.D., Ph.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Novartis to pay 95 million euros to Galapagos, MorphoSys for skin drug
Novartis said on Thursday it will pay 95 million euros ($110.49 million) to Galapagos and MorphoSys to license a prospective medicine targeting the skin condition atopic dermatitis, as the Swiss drugmaker strengthens its foothold in immunology. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Antibody Responses Against S. Aureus in Atopic Dermatitis Antibody Responses Against S. Aureus in Atopic Dermatitis
Might an altered immune response towards various S. aureus antigens contribute to inflammation in atopic dermatitis?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

IMI Launches New Antimicrobial Resistance Accelerator Programme as Part of Latest Calls for Proposals
A new Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Accelerator Programme is part of new Calls for proposals launched today by the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI). Of the other topics launched in the Calls, many address brain disorders (e.g. Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, major depression) and immune-mediated diseases (e.g. rheumatoid arthritis and lupus as well as inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn's and colitis, and skin diseases like dermatitis and psoriasis). (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - July 18, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Open Calls Source Type: news

Why GSK just inked a $330M deal with a Roivant subsidiary
GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) and Roivant subsidiary Dermavant have inked a deal worth about $330 million. Dermavant, which has a sizable presence at Roivant’s research and development-heavy outpost in Durham, has agreed to purchase the rights to GSK’s drug tapinarof – a treatment under development for psoriasis and atopic dermatitis – and its backup programs for an initial payment of about $20 0 million and future milestone payment of about $130 million.  “This was the result of a strategic… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 12, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the different types of eczema?
There are many types of eczema, each with different characteristics and triggers. The symptoms of eczema generally include inflammation, dryness, and itching of the skin. People with eczema tend to have occasional flare-ups. Here, we look at the symptoms and causes of seven types of eczema, as well as treatment options (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ten tips to prevent eczema flares in winter
During winter, the cold, dry air can cause people ’s eczema to flare up. Certain home remedies and creams can improve eczema rashes. In this article, we look at the reasons why eczema flares happen in winter and provide 10 simple tips for preventing winter flare-ups in adults, babies, and children. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Understanding childhood eczema
Atopic dermatitis, also called eczema, is a common skin affliction that often begins in children as young as 2 months. It's a chronic condition that happens because the immune system is hyperaware, and it can leave dry, scaly patches on the skin. Dr. Dawn Davis, a Mayo Clinic dermatologist, says there are medications to ease [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 10, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

High Patient Burden With Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis
THURSDAY, July 5, 2018 -- Patients with moderate/severe atopic dermatitis (AD) have higher patient-reported burden than those with mild AD, regardless of disease control, according to a study published online July 3 in JAMA Dermatology. Eric L.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Dupilumab With Topical Corticosteroids for Atopic Dermatitis Dupilumab With Topical Corticosteroids for Atopic Dermatitis
This study evaluated the efficacy of the newly approved biologic dupilumab in this difficult-to-treat population.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

No Plant Oils for Cradle Cap?
Discussion During growth, plants first store their energy as carbohydrates but during ripening switch over to carbon-rich triglycerides. Triglycerides also occur in yeasts, molds and animal fats. A few higher plants store lipids in other forms. One example is the Jojoba which stores its oil as a lipid wax. Simmondsia chinensis (Jojoba) is a specialty-cultivated plant found mainly in the American Southwest and Mexican Northwest. Jojoba seed oil has> 50% of its weight as liquid wax esters that are used in personal care products and lubricants. Jojoba oil is naturally extracted from the seed or synthetically produced. Natu...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 2, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Microepidemic of fibreglass dermatitis after a thermoelectric power plant fire explosion - Park M, Kwon JE, Hur JI, Seong GH, Park MJ, Park BC, Kim MH, Hong SP.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Atopic Dermatitis: Five Promising Targeted Therapies Atopic Dermatitis: Five Promising Targeted Therapies
Finally, patients with atopic dermatitis will have a range of treatment options.Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Janus Kinase Inhibitors: Emerging Applications in Dermatology Janus Kinase Inhibitors: Emerging Applications in Dermatology
Learn about the use of Janus kinase inhibitors, which have become promising treatment options for dermatologic conditions such as psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, alopecia areata, vilitigo, and more.Skin Therapy Letter (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is perioral dermatitis and how is it treated?
Perioral dermatitis is a rash that affects the skin around the mouth. The cause is unknown, but research suggests that it is a reaction to the misuse of topical corticosteroids. Other triggers may include hormonal changes and allergic reactions. Learn more about perioral dermatitis and how to prevent and treat it here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

World Continence Week
2018 is held between 18-24 June and is a global initiative run by theWorld Federation of Incontinence Patients (WFIP), with the approval of theInternational Continence Society (ICS). The vision is to help improve health, wellness and quality of life for those with continence issues, and to further establish awareness of bladder weakness, pelvic pain and other conditions that impact on the lives of patients and carers.Cochrane Incontinence works with authors to prepare, maintain and disseminate systematic reviews of the effectiveness of interventions for incontinence, including prevention, treatment and rehabilitation. The...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - June 18, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about allergic eczema
Allergic eczema, or contact dermatitis, is a skin condition that occurs when a person ’s skin comes into contact with an allergen. It causes a dry, red, itchy rash. In this article, learn about the triggers, treatment, prevention, and when to see a doctor. We also provide information on other types of eczema. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Flipping the switch on itch
(North Carolina State University) Researchers have pinpointed a particular neuropeptide associated with transmitting itch signals in mice with atopic dermatitis. The work sheds further light on the pathways involved in transmitting itch sensations from the peripheral (skin) to the central (spinal cord) nervous system. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Home Remedies: Avoid scratching swimmer's itch
Swimmer's itch?is an itchy rash that can occur after swimming or wading outdoors. Also known as cercarial dermatitis, swimmer's itch is most common in freshwater lakes and ponds, but it occasionally occurs in salt water. Swimmer's itch is a rash usually caused by an allergic reaction to parasites that burrow into your skin while you're [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 13, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Treating eczema and dermatitis in infants
(Natural News) Skin rashes and other forms of allergic reaction on the skin are terrible, and most mothers would feel ten times worse seeing those rashes on their newborn. An entry from the American Herbalists Guild provides some natural remedies for your baby’s protection, as well your own, against infantile dermatitis. (h/t to AmericanHerbalistsGroup.com.) Infant’s treatments Internal Oral... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can tea tree oil treat eczema?
This article looks at the research on tea tree oil and its potential use as a treatment for eczema. Learn more about its antiviral, anti-itch, and anti-inflammatory properties. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Eczema warning - why spending too much time in the sun could trigger dry skin condition
ECZEMA is a dry skin condition that can lead to itchy, cracked and inflamed skin. As the Met Office warns of a hot summer weather forecast, patients could be at risk of painful dermatitis symptoms if they spend too much time in the hot sunshine, it ’s been revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Slide show: Types of dermatitis
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What does chondrodermatitis mean?
The skin conditions chondrodermatitis nodularis helicis or CNH affects the cartilage in the ear. It results in a painful nodule developing. The causes include ear trauma, pressure, prolonged sun exposure, and extremely cold weather exposure. Treatment includes surgery and topical treatments. Learn more about CNH here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Researchers pioneer new eczema treatment
(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) Eczema is the most common and stubborn skin disease in the world, but a study led by Dr. Donald Leung of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is offering new hope for those with atopic dermatitis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - June 4, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Strata Skin Sciences raises $17m, refreshes exec roster
Strata Skin Sciences (NSDQ:SSKN) said today it raised $17 million in a new round of financing and announced a number of changes to its executive roster, including an incoming CEO, new board chair and new chief financial officer. The Horsham, Penn.-based company said that the $17 million round of financing was led by Accelmed Growth Partners and was joined by existing investors Broadfin Capital and Sabby Management and its incoming CEO Dr. Dolev Rafaeli. The company specified that of the $17 million, $3 million will be used to pay down a portion of its current loan with MidCap financial. The remaining proceeds from the...
Source: Mass Device - May 30, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Strata Skin Sciences Source Type: news

Angola:Angola Needs Four Million Dosages of Animal Vaccines
[ANGOP] Lubango -Angola needs at least four million dosages of animal vaccines to cover the animal immunization campaign against contagious peripneumonia, nodular dermatitis, hematic and symptomatic carbuncles initially scheduled for the end of the month of May. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 25, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Positive Phase 3 Trial of DUPIXENT(R) (dupilumab) in Adolescents with Inadequately Controlled Moderate-to-severe Atopic Dermatitis
U.S. regulatory submission for patients ages 12-17 planned for third quarter 2018 TARRYTOWN, N.Y. and PARIS, May 16, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) and Sanofi today announced that a pivo... Biopharmaceuticals, Dermatology Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Sanofi, DUPIXENT, dupilumab, atopic dermatitis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why does skin peel between the toes?
Skin between the toes can peel for a range of reasons. It can be caused by a fungus, bacteria, or an allergy. Conditions include athlete's foot, trench foot, and contact dermatitis. Treatment might involve applying creams or taking antibiotics. Learn more about skin peeling between the toes, and how to prevent it. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Causes and treatment of a black neck
Dark or black patches on the neck can be troubling. In this article, we look at the possible causes for a black neck or hyperpigmentation, including fungal infections, dermatitis neglecta, and high blood insulin levels. We also discuss treatment options and which home remedies can prevent black neck in the future. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Bacteria therapy tested for common skin disease
In a small study, an experimental treatment using bacteria normally found on healthy skin reduced the severity of a common skin disease called atopic dermatitis. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Use of Systemic Corticosteroids for Atopic Dermatitis Use of Systemic Corticosteroids for Atopic Dermatitis
Despite recommendations against the use of systemic corticosteroids for atopic dermatitis, their use remains widespread. Under what limited circumstances is it appropriate to use them?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Nurses warned about dermatitis risk from over-use of gloves
Inappropriate use of gloves increases nurses ’ risk of nasty skin complaints and may even exacerbate staffing shortages, says new in-depth guidance launched by the Royal College of Nursing. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - April 26, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Are Biologics Efficacious in Atopic Dermatitis? Are Biologics Efficacious in Atopic Dermatitis?
This study evaluated currently available biologic therapies for their safety and efficacy in the treatment of this chronic skin disorder.American Journal of Clinical Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Birch Pollen-Related Foods Can Trigger Dermatitis Reactions
MONDAY, April 23, 2018 -- In patients with atopic dermatitis (AD) and birch pollen allergy, consumption of birch pollen-related foods is associated with allergic reactions and deterioration of AD, according to a study published online April 13 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Topical Crisaborole in the Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis Topical Crisaborole in the Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis
While phase III studies of crisaborole have shown it to be a safe treatment that improves symptoms of atopic dermatitis, does it really offer substantive therapeutic benefit over standard therapies?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Health Tip: When to See a Doctor for Cradle Cap
-- Cradle cap, medically called infantile seborrheic dermatitis, is a relatively harmless condition that leads to rough and scaly skin patches on a newborn's scalp. The condition isn't contagious and typically goes away without treatment. The... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 5, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Dupilumab and QoL in Moderate-to-severe Atopic Dermatitis Dupilumab and QoL in Moderate-to-severe Atopic Dermatitis
Does dupilumab, a recently approved biologic, improve clinical response and quality of life in adults with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

New Drug Review 2017 New Drug Review 2017
Find out what there is to know about promising new treatments for type 2 diabetes, dermatitis, plaque psoriasis, and asthma.U.S. Pharmacist (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacist Journal Article Source Type: news

A Lot of Eczema Quackery from Dr. YouTube (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- One-third of the site's videos about atopic dermatitis had misleading information (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - March 9, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

LSU Health New Orleans research discovers new Rx for allergic contact dermatitis
(Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center) Research led by Nicolas Bazan, MD, PhD, Boyd Professor and Director of the Neuroscience Center of Excellence at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, has found a promising new treatment for allergic contact dermatitis that offers an alternative to corticosteroids and their possible side effects. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hoth Therapeutics Inc. Announces Completion of Series A Financing And Looks to Broaden Its Product Pipeline
NEW YORK, March 7, 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 (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news