Over-the-counter gel made from a Sri Lankan plant cured eye eczema after doctors failed
Exclusive: Elaine Wright, 51, from Castleford in West Yorkshire, found a natural cream derived from a Sri Lankan vine plant cured her eczema when modern medicine failed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Severe Atopic Eczema Tied to Higher CV Disease Risk
FRIDAY, May 25, 2018 -- Adults with severe atopic eczema are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a study published online May 23 in The BMJ. Richard J. Silverwood, Ph.D., from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Severe Eczema May Be Linked to Heart Disease Risk
Title: Severe Eczema May Be Linked to Heart Disease RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/24/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/25/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - May 25, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Severe Eczema May Be Linked to Heart Disease Risk
Because this was an observational study, the researchers couldn't prove eczema caused the increased heart disease risk. But they said that, given the large number of people included in the study, the association appears strong. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Severe Eczema May Be Linked to Heart Disease Risk
THURSDAY, May 24, 2018 -- Sufferers of severe eczema may be at greater risk for heart attack, stroke and irregular heartbeat, British researchers report. Although the added risk is small, it's important from a public health perspective because... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Eczema patients may be at higher risk of heart problems and strokes
Past research has provided mixed results. The new study - the largest to date - bolsters the case for screening and treating eczema patients with a view to preventing heart attacks and strokes. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes an underarm rash?
There are many different causes of armpit rashes, including chafing and eczema. Some rashes are harmless and go away in time, but others may signify a more serious condition. In this article, we look at different types of underarm rash and the treatment options and home remedies that are available to treat them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Adults with severe eczema ‘should be screened for cardiovascular risk’
Severe eczema in adults is linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular problems including heart attack and stroke, according to a major new study involving UK researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - May 24, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Link found between severe eczema and heart problems
Individuals with severe eczema face a higher risk of cardiovascular problems such as heart attacks, heart failure and strokesPeople with severe eczema have an increased risk of cardiovascular problems, new research suggests.About 10% of the population are thought to have atopic eczema, but evidence for a connection to cardiovascular problems had been mixed, said Dr Sin éad Langan, lead author of the research from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The new study, she said, suggests such a link exists.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 23, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Eczema Health Society Medical research Science Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Severe asthma: Eczema drug succeeds where others fail
Two new studies show that a common eczema drug reduces asthma symptoms and improves lung function in people who have severe asthma. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Asthma Source Type: news

Moisturizing Bath Washes May Not Help Kids With Eczema Moisturizing Bath Washes May Not Help Kids With Eczema
Children with eczema whose bath water contains added moisturizers may get no more relief from the itchy skin condition than they would without the extra bath products, a study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - May 21, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Eczema drug effective against severe asthma
Two new studies of patients with difficult-to-control asthma show that the eczema drug dupilumab alleviates asthma symptoms and improves patients' ability to breathe better than standard therapies. Dupilumab, an injectable anti-inflammatory drug, was approved in 2017 by the Food and Drug Administration as a treatment for eczema, a chronic skin disease. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - May 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Moisturizing bath washes may not help kids with eczema
(Reuters Health) - Children with eczema whose bath water contains added moisturizers may get no more relief from the itchy skin condition than they would without the extra bath products, a recent experiment suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

A possible new weapon against eczema: live bacteria
With two decades of medical education, training, and research under my belt, I have finally reached the stage in my career when I can proudly state that I intentionally spray people in the face with live bacteria. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Menopause hell made my eczema come back, says Nadia Sawalha
ACTRESS and TV presenter Nadia Sawalha isn ’t known for being shy when it comes to talking through health issues many people would rather keep quiet about. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Compounds in marijuana may be helpful in alleviating symptoms of eczema and psoriasis
(Natural News) Millions of people around the world struggle with eczema, a common skin condition. Eczema patients have to deal with all sorts of symptoms, but the usual ones include itchiness, red skin, and rashes. Psoriasis patients endure somewhat similar symptoms. Normally, patients of either condition turn to moisturizers and steroid creams to help manage the symptoms.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Habit Reversal Treatment of Scratching in Children With Eczema Habit Reversal Treatment of Scratching in Children With Eczema
Can a habit reversal treatment in combination with a steroid offer a superior outcome in the treatment of scratching and eczema in children compared, to a steroid alone?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Kids with Eczema Don't Benefit from Bathwater Emollients
(MedPage Today) -- Families would be better off seeking more effective treatments, researchers say (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - May 8, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Bath Additives May Not Improve Eczema Symptoms in Kids
This study looking at nearly 500 children ages 1 to 11 with moderate to severe eczema found that these bath products do not seem to reduce symptoms any more than standard care. Perhaps parents save their money and instead focus on good thick leave-on moisturizers.  Good old fashioned petroleum jelly works perfectly well. (Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire)
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Local TV Source Type: news

Skin's 'Good' Bacteria May Help Fight Eczema
Eczema is an inflammatory skin ailment that renders the skin itchy and dry, and vulnerable to rashes and infections. Both adults and children can suffer from the condition. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smearing ‘good bacteria’ on skin of eczema sufferers eases symptoms
Researchers from  the National Institutes of Health found that within weeks of spraying a solution with the bacteria Roseomonas mucosa on affected areas, up to four out of five improve. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'She was bandaged from head to toe with eczema'
One mum's experience of her daughter's eczema drove her to set up a charity to help others. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bacteria therapy for eczema shows promise in NIH study
The new findings support further evaluation of this potential new therapy. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 3, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

No Clinical Benefit Seen for Bath Emollients in Childhood Eczema
THURSDAY, May 3, 2018 -- For children with eczema, there is no clinical benefit for adding emollient bath additives, according to a study published online May 2 in The BMJ. Miriam Santer, M.B.B.Chir., Ph.D., from the University of Southampton in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Skin's'Good' Bacteria May Be Promising Weapon Against Eczema
THURSDAY, May 3, 2018 -- A treatment that harnesses the power of helpful bacteria living naturally on the skin might be a breakthrough treatment for eczema, early research suggests. The therapy capitalizes on recent insights into the importance of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 3, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Skin's 'Good' Bacteria May Be Promising Weapon Against Eczema
Title: Skin's 'Good' Bacteria May Be Promising Weapon Against EczemaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/3/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/3/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - May 3, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Study questions widely used treatment for eczema in children
One of the most widely used treatments for childhood eczema may not actually be helpful, according to UK researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - May 3, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Bath additives for child eczema ineffective, study finds
Experts say the findings suggest the NHS could better spend the £23m each year it costs for the treatment. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS spends £23million a year on 'useless' eczema lotion
BMJ researchers found ‘no evidence of clinical benefit’ when emollient bath additives were used in addition to standard care for the condition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Toddler left covered in a rash after catching herpes from her father
The unnamed three-year-old, from Portugal, is believed to have caught the infection after her father, who had a cold sore, kissed her. Doctors initially dismissed her symptoms as eczema. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Toddler was left covered in an angry rash after catching herpes from her father's cold sore  
The unnamed three-year-old, from Portugal, is believed to have caught the infection after her father, who had a cold sore, kissed her. Doctors initially dismissed her symptoms as eczema. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bathing in emollients not effective in childhood eczema
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - May 1, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Clinical trial offers natural eczema treatment, using good bacteria to fight the bad
(MediaSource) Eczema is the most common skin disease worldwide. People suffering from it often deal with a lifetime of painful symptoms. A new clinical trial is testing a natural treatment that researchers hope will provide a long-term solution for those dealing with the dry, itchy and painful skin that comes with chronic eczema. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Eczema: Avoid this daily activity to slash flare-up risk
ECZEMA creams, moisturisers and pills help soothe symptoms of the skin condition. However, it is also possible to treat the condition without medication. These are some of the actions you should take to avoid increasing the severity of any symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Steroids left Salt Lake City mom-of-three looking like a 'monster'
Lindsey Hughes, 30, from Salt Lake City, started using steroid creams at just five years old to treat her eczema, and was eventually prescribed a cocktail of high dose creams, inhalers and pills. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Asthma, hay fever, eczema linked to higher psychiatric disorders risk in study
Asthma, hay fever and eczema are linked to an increased risk of developing psychiatric disorders, according to a new study in Taiwan. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema treatment: £3.99 cream soothes woman’s painful condition
ECZEMA cream can be an excellent treatment for the condition, as it may help relieve the symptoms. A teenage girl applied this moisturising cream to her skin, available in stores across the UK, to treat her condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Eczema during pregnancy: What to know
Many women experience eczema for the first time during pregnancy, while those who already have eczema may experience an increase or reduction in symptoms. We look at how a woman can safely treat pregnancy eczema and what home remedies may help. We also look at postpartum eczema and how to treat it while breast-feeding. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy / Obstetrics Source Type: news

Eczema warning - avoid this type of clothing or risk severe flare ups
ECZEMA symptoms include itchy, cracked and dry skin. Treatments for the condition include creams and ointments, but your eczema signs may flare up if you ’re wearing these types of clothes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dermatology biotech will use MIT professor's motion-sensing device to track itching
The Cambridge-based research and development unit of Leo Pharma, a Danish biotech that focuses on skin conditions, says it hopes to use a motion-sensing device invented by an MIT professor to track the scratching habits of patients. The collaboration, which was announced last week, could give researchers a more objective way of quantifying scratching during clinical trials of treatments for eczema and other conditions. Currently, patients in such studies are typically asked to rate their itching… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Max Stendahl Source Type: news

Dermatology biotech will use MIT professor's motion-sensing device to track itching
The Cambridge-based research and development unit of Leo Pharma, a Danish biotech that focuses on skin conditions, says it hopes to use a motion-sensing device invented by an MIT professor to track the scratching habits of patients. The collaboration, which was announced last week, could give researchers a more objective way of quantifying scratching during clinical trials of treatments for eczema and other conditions. Currently, patients in such studies are typically asked to rate their itching… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Max Stendahl Source Type: news

Eczema cure: High street store £6.95 cream 'cures' baby’s painful skin in just one week
A CREAM from Lush keeps selling out after it helped clear up a baby ’s painful eczema in just a few days, after no other treatment worked. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medtronic taps Harvard cardiologist Mauri for clinical research VP | Personnel Moves – April 10, 2018
Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) said last week it tapped Harvard Medical School professor and cardiologist Dr. Laura Mauri as its new vice president of global clinical research and analytics. In the new position, Dr. Mauri will direct dynamic global clinical research strategies as well as the development of novel analytical and data science solutions as the Fridley, Minn.-baesd company looks to address “expanding global requirements for clinical evidence for our products.” Dr. Mauri is slated to assume the role on September 1, Medtronic said. Prior to joining Medtronic, Dr. Mauri served as chief scientific officer of...
Source: Mass Device - April 10, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Avedro Inc. Clarify Medical GE Harvard Henry Schein Medical Mauna Kea Technologies Medtronic milestonescientific Nemaura Medical Omnicell Inc. personnel-moves Second Sight Stryker Source Type: news

Eczema: Avoid these triggers of skin condition to prevent painful rashes
ECZEMA cream and treatments could help to relieve the painful symptoms of the skin condition. But, do you know the triggers? Avoid these factors to reduce your signs of swollen and sore skin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Expert says eczema creams may actually make it worse  
Dr Marvin Rapaport, a dermatologist in California, believe the skin becomes ‘addicted’ to steroid cream - and triggers a reaction that makes the problem worse. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reduce your kids’ risk of asthma and eczema: Get a dog
(Natural News) Based on the results of two separate studies, aside from being loyal companions, having dogs can also benefit the health of young children with asthma and eczema. Lead author Dr. Gagandeep Cheema, an allergist and member of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), explained that while eczema is a condition often... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to use a baking soda bath
Baking soda baths are used for a variety of purposes, including as a skin detox and to relieve itching and irritation from eczema, yeast infections, UTIs, and more. Learn how to make a baking soda bath and whether there are any risks. We also look at additional remedies using baking soda and other types of detox baths. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

NICE rejects breakthrough eczema jab on grounds of cost
A drug hailed as a “step change” in the treatment of chronic eczema has initially failed to win approval from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence due to concerns about cost. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - April 3, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Nutritionist reveals the twelve foods to avoid for eczema
Australian nutritionist Karen Fischer found a connection between foods with high levels of salicylates and some children having outbreaks of eczema. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pregnancy vitamins are for baby too: Probiotic and fish oil supplement use during gestation reduce risk of childhood food allergies, eczema
(Natural News) Many a parent of an allergic child lives in fear of their little one being stung by a bee or accidentally being exposed to peanuts, eggs or shellfish. For allergic kids, such exposure can mean a reaction ranging in severity from coughing, sneezing, an itchy throat or a runny nose, to trouble breathing,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news