Shingles symptom can cause ‘permanent’ eye damage if not treated quickly - ‘See a doctor'
SHINGLES is an infection that results in an unpleasant and itchy rash. Luckily for most people the infection and its side effects fade after a few weeks. But others might be left with permanent health issues as a result. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dupilumab Offers'Clinically Meaningful' Improvements in PN Dupilumab Offers'Clinically Meaningful' Improvements in PN
The monoclonal antibody dupilumab markedly reduces itch and the number of skin lesions in previously treated patients with severe prurigo nodularis, suggest results from a phase 2 trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - September 9, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

TREMFYA ®▼ (guselkumab) Demonstrates Higher Rates of Complete Skin Clearance with Earlier Treatment in Adults with Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis in Phase 3b GUIDE Study
Beerse, Belgium, 8 September 2022 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced new data for TREMFYA®▼(guselkumab) from the ongoing Phase 3b GUIDE study, which is designed to understand the impact of early intervention and potential dosing interval flexibility on the long-term disease course in adult patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis (Pso). These new data demonstrated that “super responders”a to guselkumab who received every-16-week dosingb maintained disease control (absolute Psoriasis Area and Severity Index [PASI] score <3) at a rate that was non-inferior to ...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 8, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Latest News Source Type: news

Baby sticky tape skin test can predict eczema risk
Scientists say they can predict which youngsters might get the dry, itchy skin condition. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What makes mosquito bites itch and what to do about it
If you've ever been bitten by a mosquito, you know how frustrating their itchy bites can be. The more you scratch, the more they itch. Some experts break down why these bites itch so much and how to prevent or remedy the pain. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 31, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to stop the itch of mosquito bites
If you've ever been bitten by a mosquito, you know how frustrating their bites can be. The little red bumps swell up almost immediately, creating an itch that once you start scratching only seems to get worse. The more you scratch, the more they itch -- starting a vicious cycle that can leave you irritated, sore and covered in red bumps. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 31, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shingles symptom linked to vision may cause ‘severe’ problems - Call a doctor 'right away'
WHEN most of us think of shingles we picture an itchy, red rash first. However, there are a whole host of other symptoms that can occur. And some of these could then lead to other "severe" problems. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shingles: The key sensation that precedes the telltale rash - It's a 'main' symptom
REMEMBER chickenpox? The itchy and very contagious blisters might have not been on your mind since you were a child. However, the very virus that triggers the condition can reappear in later life as shingles. When this happens, there's one key sensation that will appear before the rash. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Strictly star Aljaž Škorjanec on his 'frustrating' condition - 'It was really difficult'
FORMER Strictly Come Dancing professional Alja Š korjanec has never seemed to have any issue with confidence, on and off the dance floor. But this Psoriasis Awareness Month, fans are reminded of the Solvenian born ballroom dancer's battle with the itchy condition. More recently the star has also shared his top tips for what helps him overcome his symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two or More Signs Plus Itch May Define Hand Eczema Two or More Signs Plus Itch May Define Hand Eczema
Two or more signs plus itch may be a good definition of hand eczema, researchers in Denmark report.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Topical Ruxolitinib Quickly Relieves AD Itch in Black Patients Topical Ruxolitinib Quickly Relieves AD Itch in Black Patients
Ruxolitinib cream provides quick itch relief for Black patients with atopic dermatitis, researchers report.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - August 4, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Can firing a tiny 'gun' at an insect bite really stop a maddening itch?
Bites and stings can ruin any summer outing or holiday - but an array of products claims to ease the pain and irritation. We asked experts to assess commonly available products. We rated them. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What It Really Feels Like to Have Monkeypox
Since the global monkeypox outbreak began in May 2022, more than 22,000 cases have been confirmed in countries around the world. More than 5,000 of those cases have been recorded in the U.S., with many clustered in hotspots including New York and California. The virus, which often results in a blister-like rash and spreads through close contact, has so far predominantly affected men who have sex with men. Even as cases tick up and monkeypox gains public attention, however, it can still be difficult to find information about testing, treatment, and vaccines. Many people who fear they are at risk or infected are left to seek...
Source: TIME: Health - August 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme, Angela Haupt and Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate monkeypox Source Type: news

The Latest Breakthroughs That Could Help Bladder Cancer Patients
Toward the end of the 19th century, a New York City surgeon named Dr. William Coley purposely injected one of his patients with streptococcal bacteria. Coley wasn’t crazy. He hoped the bacterial infection would stimulate an immune response that would slow the spread of his patient’s cancer, which was inoperable. The experiment worked; the patient’s tumor shrank. For the next 40 years, Coley and his research collaborators would test similar remedies on more than 1,000 cancer patients. They had failures but also many successes, especially among people with bone or soft-tissue cancers. Today, Coley is someti...
Source: TIME: Health - July 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Disease freelance healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

What You Need to Know About Monkeypox
On July 23, following months of rising case counts in numerous countries, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus declared monkeypox a global health emergency. That label is meant to prompt a coordinated global response, with the aim of getting the virus’ spread under control. After that development on the global scale, you may be wondering what the monkeypox outbreak means for your own health. “This is an infection that we need to be aware of,” says Dr. Roy Gulick, chief of infectious disease at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian. “But pe...
Source: TIME: Health - July 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Disease healthscienceclimate Source Type: news