How to Report Problems with Flea and Tick Products
Fleas and ticks can be more than just an itchy annoyance to your pets —they can cause serious harm. So it’s important to know how to use flea and tick products safely. It’s also important to know whom to report to if you’re experiencing problems with these products. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - June 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Blood cancer: Does your skin feel a certain way? Unusual warning sign in this sensation
BLOOD cancer is the fifth most common cancer in the UK, with over 40,000 people being diagnosed with the disease every year. Itchy skin could be an early sign of your risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to stop insect bites itching - 4 quick at-home remedies
INSECT BITES are common, and often do little more than cause a persistent itch while they heal - but can you stop the itch? Here's how to stop insect bites itching. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DR ELLIE CANNON: What can I do about dry eyes… that just won't stop streaming?
DR ELLIE CANNON: Dry, itchy and red eyes are very common. When the symptoms happen all the time, doctors may refer to it as dry eye syndrome. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to prevent gnat bites - the 4 tips
GNAT bites look similar to mosquito bites and they can be very itchy, irritating and even cause allergic reactions. Here's how to prevent gnat bites. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are Psoriasis and Allergies Linked?
Psoriasis and allergies both cause itchy, skin and both involve immune system reactions. Could they be related? (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Phase 3b Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA) Data Show First-in-Class TREMFYA ® (guselkumab) Achieved Robust Joint Symptom Improvement and Complete Skin Clearance in Patients with Inadequate Response to Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibition (TNFi-IR)
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, June 2, 2021 – Today the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced new efficacy and safety data for first-in-class TREMFYA® (guselkumab), including data from the first study evaluating a selective IL-23 inhibitor in adult patients with active PsA, all of whom had demonstrated inadequate response or intolerance to TNFi.1 In the COSMOS Phase 3b study, significantly higher proportions of patients treated with TREMFYA showed joint symptom improvement and complete skin clearance versus placebo at week 24 in this true TNFi-IRa patient population, which is often more...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - June 2, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

How can I treat itchy warts? Dr MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions
Dr MARTIN SCURR answers readers' questions on how to treat seborrhoeic keratosis and how to handle the swelling caused by some treatments given for Raynaud's phenomenon. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

From a hot wand to night goggles, our expert guide to keeping a lid on dry eye syndrome
Dry eye syndrome affects up to a third of Britons over the age of 65, causing sore, red, itchy, gritty eyes. Optometrists Vik Sharma and Charlotte Cook assess a selection of products... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Think Before You Make a Big Change
If you ’re feeling the itch to overhaul your hair or finally get that tattoo or nose piercing, the timing makes perfect sense. But pump the brakes before breaking out the scissors or bleach. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Anna Goldfarb Tags: Quarantine (Life and Culture) Content Type: Service Tattoos Hair Source Type: news

Itch insight: Skin itch mechanisms differ on hairless versus hairy skin
(Georgia Institute of Technology) Chronic skin itch affects 7% of U.S. adults but until recently neuroscientists considered the mechanisms of skin itch the same. Georgia Tech researchers have uncovered differences in itch on hairy versus non-hairy skin that could lead to more effective treatments for patients with persistent skin itching. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Tampons, sanitary napkins could diagnose yeast infections with color-changing threads
(American Chemical Society) The yeastCandida albicans can cause itchy, painful urinary tract and vaginal yeast infections. For women in low-resource settings who lack access to healthcare facilities, these infections create substantial social and economic burdens. Now, researchers reporting in ACS Omega have developed color-changing threads that turn bright pink in the presence ofC. albicans. When embedded in tampons or sanitary napkins, they could allow women to quickly and discreetly self-diagnose vulvovaginal yeast infections, the researchers say. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

13 Things To Try If Your Allergies Are Out Of Control This Year
Looking for relief from symptoms like itchy eyes, sneezing and a runny nose? These tips and products may help. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

13 Things To Try If Your Allergies Are Worse Than Ever This Year
Looking for relief from seasonal allergy symptoms like itchy eyes, sneezing and a runny nose? These tips and products may help. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Itch.io is waiving all sales fees today for ‘Creator Day’
Show some indie artists some love today. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

After Epic v. Apple namecheck, Itch.io runs one-day-only dev-friendly promo
Similar to "Bandcamp Fridays"—comes after Itch.io was disparaged in Epic v. Apple. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Moderna Vaccine Can Trigger Red, Itchy'COVID Arm,' But It's Temporary
WEDNESDAY, May 12, 2021 -- In rare cases, people who receive the two-dose Moderna COVID-19 vaccine may experience a red, itchy patch of skin a few days later at the injection site, a new report finds. They shouldn't panic: This " COVID arm " ... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 12, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The 2021 hay fever survival guide: The surprising ways to beat the pollen season
Millions suffer from hay fever, and many will be aware the time of itchy eyes is upon us. The pollen season so far has been a bad one thanks to dry weather. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Apple uses Itch.io ’s ‘offensive and sexualized’ games as a cudgel against Epic
Epic defends it as an "incredible community for developers." (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How much does it itch?
(Northwestern University) Itch can be as debilitating as chronic pain. But it's a hard symptom to measure -- particularly for the 10 million U.S. children with atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema. But now there is a soft, wearable sensor that quantifies itch by measuring scratching when placed on the hand. It allows parents and doctors to track how well itch is being controlled in patients, monitor treatment response and early signs of worsening disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 30, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Best supplements for hay fever: Vitamin C is a natural antihistamine - two other remedies
HAY FEVER can be a distressing allergy to have - sore, itchy red eyes, a bunged-up nose and a cough can make going outside unpleasant. Considering that's the only option right now when it comes to meeting up with friends, what can you do? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wildfire Air Pollution Tied to Uptick in Visits for Dermatitis, Itch
TUESDAY, April 27, 2021 -- Short-term exposure to air pollution due to a wildfire is associated with increased health care use for patients with atopic dermatitis and itch, according to a study published online April 21 in JAMA Dermatology. Raj P.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New Drug May Be Better Psoriasis Treatment
MONDAY, April 26, 2021 -- A breakthrough psoriasis drug is better at treating the itchy and painful skin disease than medicines already on the market, according to results from two clinical trials. There was a " night and day difference " in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 26, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Half of Britons suffer with hay fever symptoms
HALF of Britons may be suffering from hay fever, including sneezing, itchy eyes and runny noses - almost double the previous estimates. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Glenmark Pharma to launch its nasal spray Ryaltris in EU
The drug relieves symptoms of allergic rhinitis, including stuffy nose, runny nose, nasal itching, sneezing, as well as itchy, red and watery eyes. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - April 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Diabetes symptoms warning: Three 'weird' signs of high blood sugar - 'Don't ignore'
DIABETES symptoms can sneak under the radar without you even noticing. But there are a number of "weird" signs of diabetes that you should be looking out for, including a change to your eyesight and having an itch that won't go away. Have you been ignoring these high blood sugar symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Phase 3 Data Showed First-in-Class TREMFYA ® (guselkumab) Provided Durable Complete Skin Clearance Through Five Years in Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis (PsO) and Robust Joint Symptom Improvement Through 52 Weeks in Active Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA)
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, April 23, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced new Phase 3 data which showed TREMFYA® (guselkumab) sustained durable, complete skin clearance rates in a majority of adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis (PsO) through five years (252 weeks), a and improved disease activity and axial symptoms in adults with active psoriatic arthritis (PsA) through one year (52 weeks).1,2,3 These data are being presented at the American Academy of Dermatology Virtual Meeting Experience 2021, where Janssen will present a total of 22 abstracts. TREMF...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - April 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Pollen count moderate to high countrywide today - best treatment for hay fever
TREE pollen season has peaked, with moderate to high levels countrywide today. For hay fever sufferers, what's the best treatment to prevent and relieve a stuffy nose, an itchy throat and red eyes? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is It Allergies or COVID? Expert Shows How to Tell the Difference
MONDAY, April 19, 2021 -- Seasonal allergies are striking this year at the worst possible time, with the United States in the midst of a fourth wave of the global COVID-19 pandemic. You've got an itchy nose and watery eyes. Or maybe you've got a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 19, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Dry, itchy and peeling skin could be a sign of having high blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 is a condition which has taken over the world. Millions of people globally suffer from high blood sugars which could cause dire effects to the body. Early signs of the condition can be found on the skin and if experiencing itchy, dry skin which peels; it could be an indicator. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nothing Could Make Her Body Stop Itching. Would It Ever End?
It felt like the itch was coming from somehow under her skin. The cause ended up being even deeper. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Sanders, M.D. Tags: Allergies Tests (Medical) Itching Skin Lymph Nodes and Lymphatic System Eczema Source Type: news

Bless You: Hay fever and asthma affect more people - and earlier
(Aarhus University) Over fifty years, the proportion of young Danes who sneeze, rub itchy eyes or suffer a blocked nose because of pollen has grown from 7-8 per cent in the 1970s to 24 per cent today. And for asthma, the proportion has risen from 4 to 12 per cent during the same period. This is shown by a study of 53,000 Danish blood donors published by researchers from Aarhus University in collaboration with the Blood Bank. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Maddening itch of liver disease comes from a surprising source
(Duke University) A devastating itching of the skin driven by severe liver disease turns out to have a surprising cause. Its discovery points toward possible new therapies for itching, and shows that the outer layer of the skin is so much more than insulation. The finding, which appears April 2 in Gastroenterology, indicates that the keratinocyte cells of the skin surface are acting as what lead researcher Wolfgang Liedtke, MD PhD, calls 'pre-neurons.' (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 5, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Hay fever: Expert eye care specialist on how to calm red, itchy and watery eyes
HAY FEVER sufferers are all too aware how spring can be the beginning to sore, inflamed, itchy and watery eyes. Nearly 18 million people in the UK each year have an allergic reaction to pollen, but what can be done about it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid vaccine side effects: 'Covid arm' reported as delayed reaction after having the jab
COVID arm has been reported as a delayed reaction to the vaccine, with a red, itchy, swollen or painful rash developing around the injection site. The side effect can take up to seven days to appear, which is due to the immune system over-reacting. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Understanding itch: New insights at the intersection of the nervous system & immune system
(Brigham and Women's Hospital) A paper by authors from Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School published in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, offers new clues about the underlying mechanisms of itch. Findings suggest a key molecular player known as cysteine leukotriene receptor 2 (CysLT2R) that may be a new target for intractable chronic itch. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Virginia man's 'skin peeled off' after J&J Covid vaccine    
What began as a slight 'discomfort' under Richard Terrell's arm four days after his vaccination quickly escalated into an itchy, swollen flush covering most of his body. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Itch Response Faster With Abrocitinib Compared to Dupilumab Itch Response Faster With Abrocitinib Compared to Dupilumab
An experimental oral Janus kinase 1 (JAK1) inhibitor, abrocitinib, showed greater itch reduction after 2 weeks of treatment than dupilumab in patients with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis, in a multicenter, randomized trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Johnson and Johnson Vision Receives Approval of World's First and Only Drug-Releasing Combination Contact Lens for Vision Correction and Allergic Eye Itch: ACUVUE(R) Theravision(TM) with Ketotifen
The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) has approved the first combination contact lens that provides vision correction and an antihistamine drug to help relieve symptoms for people experiencing itchy allergy eyes: ACUVUE® Theravisio... Devices, Ophthalmology, Regulatory Johnson & Johnson, ACUVUE, Theravision, Ketotifen, contact lens (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 24, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How Do You Get Rid of an Itchy Scalp
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - March 23, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Best supplements for eczema: Probiotics and prebiotics shown to help ease sore skin
ECZEMA flare-ups can lead to itchy, red and sore skin. It can seemingly occur out of nowhere, but there's always a trigger. Aside from avoidance, is there anything else that can be done to prevent the skin condition from appearing? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Soap substitute kills Covid just as well as alcohol sanitiser, study shows
Research, not yet peer-reviewed, shows antimicrobial lotion Dermol 500 neutralises virusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIt ’s good news for chapped hands: an antimicrobial soap substitute commonly used by people with dry and itchy skin conditions has been shown to kill coronavirus.Since the start of the pandemic, people with no history of eczema or dermatitis have been developing sore and cracked skin as a result of increased hand-washing or using alcohol sanitiser gel.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 10, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Linda Geddes Tags: Medical research Coronavirus Society Science Health UK news Microbiology Source Type: news

Taking care of eyes that are dry, swollen or itchy
Here is a closer look at how to spot and treat several common problems. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - March 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hallie Levine Source Type: news

Researchers urge greater awareness of delayed skin reactions to Moderna COVID-19 vaccine
(Massachusetts General Hospital) Researchers note that Phase 3 clinical data from the Moderna vaccine trial did show delayed skin hypersensitivity in a small number of the more than 30,000 trial participants. However, the authors say the large, red, sometimes raised, itchy or painful skin reactions were never fully characterized or explained, and they warn clinicians may not be prepared to recognize them and guide patients on treatment options and completion of the second dose of the vaccine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

'Will honey drops ease my red itchy eyes?':Dr MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions
Dr MARTIN SCURR: I've seen no published evidence suggesting Manuka honey can help, although Manuka drops may have a beneficial antiseptic effect, so there's no reason not to try it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spring Allergies Are Near, Here's What Works to Fight Them
SATURDAY, Feb. 27, 2021 -- For millions of Americans, sneezing, coughing, runny noses, itchy eyes and congestion are sure signs that spring is on the way. The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) has advice for coping with... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 27, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease symptoms: Itchy skin may mean you have the troublesome condition
FATTY liver disease develops when there's too much fat in the life-supporting organ; if combined with inflammation and cell damage, it progresses into non-alcoholic steatohepatitis . Years after development, symptoms can emerge. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As Climate Change Lengthens Allergy Season, Pollen Travels Farther
THURSDAY, Feb. 25, 2021 -- If you suffer the itchy, sneezy, wheezy consequences of seasonal allergies, you're probably painfully aware that pollen season is starting earlier and lasting longer than ever. It's an upshot of climate change, and new... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 25, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Ingrown hair removal: Should you pull out ingrown hairs? How to handle problem hairs
INGROWN hairs occur when hair grows back into the skin and causes red and itchy bumps. What can you do to get rid of them? Contrary to popular belief, one expert says you shouldn't pull them out. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Last-itch effort: Fighting the bacteria that exacerbate eczema with bacteria
(University of California - San Diego) Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine use bacteriotherapy to improve symptoms of atopic dermatitis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news