Startup Spotlight: Pure Organiks' mission is more than skin deep
Chemical engineer Ayana Swanson created her all-natural product line after spending years struggling with eczema and harsh prescription creams. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 18, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Michelle Caffrey Source Type: news

Acute itching in eczema patients linked to environmental allergens
(Washington University School of Medicine) New research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis indicates that allergens in the environment often are to blame for episodes of acute itch in eczema patients, and that the itching often doesn't respond to antihistamines because the itch signals are being carried to the brain along a previously unrecognized pathway that current drugs don't target. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Eczema treatment: What are the best natural creams and moisturisers for dry skin?
ECZEMA treatments may include range of creams, moisturisers or emollients, which all work to protect against dry skin. But what are the best natural eczema creams to get rid of the dry skin condition at home? These remedies may help to relieve the itchy and sore signs of eczema. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema treatment: Eliminating allergens from your diet may help - and other dietary tips
ECZEMA flare-ups can be utterly frustrating. Fed up of being put on the waiting list to see your GP? Dietary changes could possibly help relieve itchy, sore and cracked skin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Curbing Itch Intensity, Frequency in Children With Severe Eczema Curbing Itch Intensity, Frequency in Children With Severe Eczema
"Severe AD is complex, highly symptomatic, multidimensional condition characterized by an intense pruritus that negatively impacts a patient's life," said Gil Yosipovitch, MD.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - January 8, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Is Eczema Contagious
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - December 17, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Study identifies links between atopic dermatitis and autoimmune diseases
(Wiley) In a recent study published in the British Journal of Dermatology, individuals with atopic dermatitis, or eczema, were more likely to also have various autoimmune diseases, especially those involving the skin, the gastrointestinal tract, or the connective tissue. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What Areas of the Physical Examination are Important in the Pre-participation Physical Examination?
Discussion Participation in organized or non-organized, recreational to elite sports activities can provide excellent recreational and leisure time activities and improve physical and mental health for participants. The Aspen Institute in 2018 reported that more kids are being physically active, more are trying different sports, and multisports play is increasing rather than strict specialization. Unfortunately they note that there is an economic inequality with children from lower-socioeconomic circumstances playing less organized sports. About 70% of children and youth participate in an individual or team sport, but unfo...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - December 7, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

T-ray technology reveals what's getting under your skin
(University of Warwick) A new method for analysing the structure of skin using a type of radiation known as T-rays could help improve the diagnosis and treatment of skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and skin cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 26, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Increased Risk Of Chronic Conditions Associated With Early Antibiotic Exposure
Researchers have linked early antibiotic use with a greater risk of developing childhood-onset asthma, respiratory allergies, eczema, celiac disease, obesity and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Here's what parents need to know. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 24, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Leah Campbell, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

December 2020
Bacteria Treatment Improves Children ’s Eczema Harmful Partnerships : When Someone You Love is Abusive Eyelid Trouble? : Managing Blepharitis Donate Your Brain for Research Bone, Joint, Muscle,& Skin Health for Kids (Source: NIH News in Health)
Source: NIH News in Health - November 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Improvements in Chronic Hand Eczema Seen With Oral Gusacitinib Improvements in Chronic Hand Eczema Seen With Oral Gusacitinib
Gusacitinib, a novel oral inhibitor of multiple inflammatory pathways, achieved rapid and clinically meaningful improvement in corticosteroid-refractory moderate to severe chronic hand eczema.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Eczema: Eight tips to help ease inflammation and discomfort caused by the skin condition
ECZEMA is an umbrella term to describe various sensitive skin disorders. Examples include atopic dermatitis, dyshidrotic eczema, and asteatotic eczema. Whichever type you have, these tips could help ease the discomfort. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Distinguishes Childhood Masturbation from Other Potential Diagnostic Entities?
Discussion “Childhood masturbation (CM) is defined as self-stimulation of the genitalia in a prepubescent child.” CM is normal sexual behavior and can be noted at all ages including infancy. It becomes very common after puberty. It is one of the most common sexual behaviors. CM can resemble the same adult masturbatory activity including flushing, sweating, muscular contracting and breath holding or tachypnea. However in younger children these changes are not recognized, are interpreted differently or infants and young children may also have different activities. “…(1)stereotyped posturing of the lo...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 16, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Eczema More Common Among Black, Hispanic Kids
FRIDAY, Nov. 13, 2020 -- Black and Hispanic children in the United States have much higher rates of the skin condition eczema than white children, experts say. These disparities in eczema -- also called atopic dermatitis (AD) -- will be presented... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 13, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Eating certain foods may cause your skin to ‘erupt in a raging flare’ - what to avoid
ECZEMA can profoundly affect your life if you are prone to flare ups but you can minimise the frequency of them. Some people find avoiding certain dietary items holds the key - here are some of the worst culprits. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D lessens symptoms of severe eczema in children
(Wiley) Vitamin D supplementation eased the symptoms experienced by children with severe atopic dermatitis, or eczema, in a recent randomized controlled trial published in Pharmacology Research& Perspectives. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Delgocitinib Successful for Hand Eczema in Phase 2b Trial Delgocitinib Successful for Hand Eczema in Phase 2b Trial
The cream was shown to be effective for chronic hand eczema, for which other topical treatments are sparse.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 30, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Is it eczema or psoriasis? How to tell the difference between the two skin conditions
ECZEMA and psoriasis may be confused as one another, but both skin conditions require different treatments. This is why it's important to determine which one you have. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The 'powerful' vitamin supplement to protect against dry skin in winter
SUPPLEMENTS could be used to treat some of your dry skin problems at home this winter. If you have itchy eczema symptoms, you should consider adding these "powerful" vitamin capsules to your daily diet, as they provide an easy treatment for your skin alongside more common eczema creams and moisturisers. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema treatment: Six simple things you can do to manage skin discomfort
ECZEMA can worsen as the temperature dips during the autumn into winter. Speaking to the Daily Express, an expert dermatology nurse - Paula Oliver - shares her top tips on how to manage any skin discomfort. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Food Allergy Testing for Eczema in Kids Varies By Specialty Food Allergy Testing for Eczema in Kids Varies By Specialty
A child with eczema will more likely be sent to get food allergy tests if she sees an allergist or a pediatrician and less likely if she sees a general practitioner or dermatologist.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 20, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Eczema: One food staple may be contributing to sensitive skin - is it time to cut it out?
ECZEMA is an inflammatory condition that creates dry, itchy patches of skin. Surprisingly, a certain food staple could be making it worse. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What are Potential Complications of Ichthyosis?
Discussion Ichthyosis is a large group of dermatological disorders which are caused by abnormal epidermal differentiation. The term ichthys means fish and refers to the scale-like dermatological pattern seen in these disorders. Acquired ichthyosis is rare but more common in adults than children and has a rough, dry skin with prominent scaling, distributed symmetrically on the trunk and limbs (especially extensor surfaces), and is associated with autoimmune, infectious diseases, metabolic and malignant causes. Congenital or inherited ichthyosis is divided into non-syndromic (more common) and syndromic forms (generally ver...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - October 12, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Eczema: This form of eczema can affect your lower legs - especially if you're older
ECZEMA can be triggered in older age - take a look down at your legs, do you see red-brown speckled spots? This is a sign of varicose eczema. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The 2p a day supplements you should take to avoid dry skin in winter
SUPPLEMENTS could be used to treat some of your dry skin problems at home this winter. If you have itchy eczema symptoms, you should consider adding these cheap capsules to your daily diet, as they provide an easy treatment for your skin alongside more common eczema creams and moisturisers. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema symptoms: Does your skin come up in a rash while bathing? It could be a sign
ECZEMA causes inflammation of the skin, but you may have overlooked symptoms of the condition. Next time you're bathing, see if any red rashes appear along your limbs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema treatment: The natural oil shown to ‘improve skin hydration’ - what to look for
ECZEMA can refer to any number of conditions that cause the skin to become itchy, inflamed, or have a rash-like appearance. Treatments aim to alleviate symptoms and a particular oil has been shown to excel at this. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The best natural treatment to relieve your eczema symptoms at home
ECZEMA could be treated by using creams, moisturisers or emollients. You could also get rid of the dry skin condition at home by regularly adding this cheap essential oil to your bedtime routine. It may help to relieve the itchy and sore signs of eczema. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Are the Symptoms of Herpes Simplex Keratitis?
Discussion Herpes simplex virus (HSV) infections are common with an estimated 50% of the US population being infected by age 30, and with latent infection harboring in the trigeminal nerve in 100% of people by age 60 years. HSV infections can cause a vesicular or pustular skin rash that is painful, burning or pruritic and also flu-like symptoms with fever, chills, headache, and fatigue. HSV can also be asymptomatic. To laymen, herpes simplex viruses cause “cold sores,” but to health care personnel, herpes causes many systemic infections including eczema herpeticum, folliculitis, herpes gladiatorum, whitlow, e...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - October 5, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Eczema treatment: Overcome the itch with these three natural methods
ECZEMA is the result of a defective skin barrier, which can make you feel itchy. Have you considered the following natural remedies to soothe sensitive skin? Here's how to beat the itch. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nummular Eczema vs. Ringworm: The Difference
Title: Nummular Eczema vs. Ringworm: The DifferenceCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/29/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/29/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - September 29, 2020 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

The eczema treatment in your kitchen cupboard - how to relieve your itchy skin at home
ECZEMA could be treated by using creams, moisturisers or emollients. But you could lower your risk of the skin condition at home using a simple remedy that's probably tucked away in your kitchen cupboard. Should you find a new treatment to relieve the itchy and sore signs of eczema? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema treatment: The best soothing gel to ease sore and sensitive skin
ECZEMA - what comes to your mind when you think of this condition? Is it sore, cracked, itchy and inflamed skin? You're not alone, but this doesn't need to be the case. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema treatment: Experiencing a flare-up? Apply this to your skin immediately
ECZEMA symptoms can be hard to tame, particularly during a flare-up, but there are ways to calm the affected down. One proven therapy involves applying a material to your skin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema treatment: Natural vitamin to help ease painful rash-like symptoms
ECZEMA treatment: Eczema is a painful condition which affects certain people. The condition is known to cause a rash which is both itchy and dry. Could a certain vitamin be the answer to helping soothe symptoms of eczema? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bacteria therapy improves eczema in children
An experimental probiotic treatment for eczema safely improved symptoms and increased quality of life for children 3 to 16 years of age. (Source: NIH Research Matters)
Source: NIH Research Matters - September 21, 2020 Category: Research Source Type: news

Eczema treatment: Eliminating this from your diet may lead to skin improvements
ECZEMA is a chronic condition that can cause immense discomfort if you have a particularly severe form. Some people have found excluding certain items from their diet provided some relief. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parents place children on risky exclusion diets due to mistaken belief they could beat allergies
Researchers blame bogus allergy tests that claim childhood eczema and asthma can be beaten by avoiding foods such as tomatoes, strawberries and milk. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema treatment: Sweet-smelling moisturising cream to avoid dry and itchy skin at home
ECZEMA could be treated by using creams, moisturisers or emollients. But you could lower your risk of the skin condition at home by simply applying this sweet-smelling oil directly onto your skin. Should you find a new remedy to relieve the itchy and sore signs of eczema? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Probiotic Might Help Ease Children's Eczema
Title: Probiotic Might Help Ease Children's EczemaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/15/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/16/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - September 16, 2020 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Probiotic Might Help Ease Children's Eczema
TUESDAY, Sept. 15, 2020 -- Applying a type of " good " bacteria to the skin may relieve children of the itch and discomfort of eczema, a new, small study suggests. Eczema is a chronic inflammatory condition that causes dry, itchy skin and scaly... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 15, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Too Much Weight Gain During Pregnancy May Raise Allergy Risk in Babies
When a pregnant woman gained more than 33 pounds, the risk of childhood asthma or a food or drug allergy in offspring increased. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Weight Asthma Children and Childhood Eczema Hay Fever Pregnancy and Childbirth Source Type: news

What is the Allergen Cross-Reactivity Rate of Legumes?
Discussion There are 8 common foods which compromise 90% of food allergens with those being peanuts, soybeans, cow’s milk, eggs, fish, crustacean/shellfish, wheat and tree nuts. Some people believe that lupin (a legume) is 9th. Legumes belong to the Fabaceae family. They provide protein, fat, vitamins other essential nutrients and therefore are used in the human diet throughout the world. “[A]llergenicity due to consumption of legumes in decreasing order may be peanut, soybean, lentil, chickpea, pea, mung bean and red gram.” Other common legumes include alfalfa, clovers, beans, lupins, mesquite, carob...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 14, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

National eczema week: 'I wanted to rip my skin off'
A survey finds 89% of adults with eczema feel it significantly reduces their quality of life. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema: The best bed sheet material to ease dry, itchy skin during autumn
ECZEMA can ruin a good night's sleep, or a few, or nearly every night. Are you feeling irritated getting under your bedsheets? What's the best material to ease sensitive skin? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema treatment: Apply this natural oil to improve skin hydration and boost skin barrier
ECZEMA affects millions of people in the UK so finding ways to alleviate symptoms could improve the lives of many. Natural oils have shown promise in alleviating eczema symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Probiotic skin therapy improves eczema in children, NIH study suggests
Experimental treatment to modify the skin microbiome may offer long-term benefits. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 9, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Eczema treatment: The vitamin shown to ‘significantly’ improve symptoms
ECZEMA is the name for a group of conditions that cause the skin to become itchy, inflamed, or have a rash-like appearance. If you are regularly suffering from severe symptoms, taking a particular vitamin may help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema treatment: The natural sweetener that could help ease sore and irritated skin
CZEMA can be an unsightly and unpleasant skin disorder. Usual daily activities, such as taking a shower, could leave the epidermis dry, sore and itchy. One natural remedy could help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news