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

Fatty liver disease: Itchy skin could indicate your risk of the dangerous disease
FATTY liver disease: Liver health is vital for one's overall health. Liver dysfunction can lead to liver disease, metabolic disorder, and even type 2 diabetes. Experiencing itchy skin could be a sign you may be in danger of developing the disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: Itchy genitals are a sign of the condition
DIABETES is a really common condition in the UK, with many people not realising they have it. Itchy genitals could be a sign of type 2 diabetes. What are the other symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rare 'COVID arm' side effect leaves people who got Moderna's shot with itchy red splotch
The rare side effect, dubbed 'COVID arm' appears as a red and swollen splotch, that is often painful to the touch but is treatable with remedies such as ice and Tylenol. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The pain and the itch
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - February 4, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Maroso, M. Tags: twis Source Type: news

What Is the Fastest Way To Cure Jock Itch?
Title: What Is the Fastest Way To Cure Jock Itch?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/28/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/28/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - January 28, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Over 9,000 shoppers swear by this £5 shampoo for fighting dry, flaky and itchy scalps
Whether you're looking for relief from itching, or want to say goodbye to dandruff for good, shoppers can't get enough of the Neutrogena T/Gel Therapeutic Shampoo. And it costs just £4.99. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baking soda: How to avoid the itchy and sore signs of eczema with a baking soda treatment
BAKING SODA is one of the best cleaning products for your home, but it also has a number of health and lifestyle benefits that you may not know about. Here's how to relieve the itchy and sore signs of eczema on your skin by using a baking soda treatment. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus UK update: Burning, gritty, itchy and watery eyes could be symptoms to spot
CORONAVIRUS UK update: In a latest study, a person's eyes could indicate early symptoms of COVID-19. Could your burning, gritty, itchy and watery eyes indicate an infection? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does moisturising baby skin prevent eczema or food allergies?
Skin care treatments in babies, such as using moisturisers on the skin during the first year of life, probably do not stop them from developing eczema, and probably increase the chance of skin infection.The authors are uncertain how skin care treatments might affect the chances of developing a food allergy. We need evidence from well-conducted studies to determine effects of skin care on food allergies in babies.What are allergies?An immune response is how the body recognises and defends itself against substances that appear harmful. An allergy is a reaction of the body's immune system to a particular food or substance (an...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - January 14, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Katie Abbotts 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

Scientists discover key enzyme responsible for skin blistering in the elderly
(University of British Columbia) The Granzyme B (GzmB) enzyme, which accumulates in certain tissues as we age, has been identified as a driver of itchy and sometimes life-threatening autoimmune conditions known as pemphigoid diseases (PDs), which cause blistering and skin erosion below the skin's surface. New research led by University of British Columbia (UBC) and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute (VCHRI) scientists has found that a gel containing a specific and potent inhibitor of GzmB activity, VTI-1002, resulted in significant improvements on skin affected by PDs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health 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

Does the prolonged use of face-masks by HCWs interfere with the respiratory system by inducing oxidative stress and blood oxygen/carbon dioxide imbalance?, National Health Library and Knowledge Service Evidence Team
The average face mask does not limit the flow of oxygen to the lungs, even in people with severe lung diseases 2 External 0 0 0 28 false https://hselibrary.ie/does-the-prolonged-use-of-face-masks-by-hcws-interfere-with-the-respiratory-system-by-inducing-oxidative-stress-and-blood-oxygen-carbon-dioxide-imbalance/#Scarano true false%>. For healthy, active people, wearing a face mask during vigorous exercise has minimal effect on arterial or muscle oxygen levels and no effects on exercise performance 2 External 0 0 0 31 false https://hselibrary.ie/does-the-prolonged-use-of-face-masks-by-hcws-interfere-with-the-respirator...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Jock Itch Tinea Cruris Contagious
Is Jock Itch (Tinea Cruris) Contagious? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - December 15, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

When it comes to feeling pain, touch or an itch, location matters
(Salk Institute) When you touch a hot stove, your hand reflexively pulls away; if you miss a rung on a ladder, you instinctively catch yourself. Both motions take a fraction of a second and require no forethought. Now, researchers at the Salk Institute have mapped the physical organization of cells in the spinal cord that help mediate these and similar critical " sensorimotor reflexes. " (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

It ’s Not Just…The Strange Psychology of Zoom Holidays
A version of this article was published in It’s Not Just You, a weekly newsletter by TIME Editor at Large, Susanna Schrobsdorff. Subscribe here to get your dose of small comforts. Well hello! I’m so glad you’re here. This week: The psychology of holiday Zooming, lessons from a recovering pessimist, and a moment of photographic wonder.🌞 Think about Pluto–how it continues to exist as itself, as always, oblivious to human categories. No one else gets to define you or determine your worth. Be a planet despite what they may call you.—Maggie Smith Are You Mad At Me? Show of hands...
Source: TIME: Health - November 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Susanna Schrobsdorff Tags: Uncategorized Evergreen It's Not Just You TIME for Health Source Type: news

It ’s Not Just…The Maddening Psychology of Holiday Zooms
Think about Pluto–how it continues to exist as itself, as always, oblivious to human categories. No one else gets to define you or determine your worth. Be a planet despite what they may call you.–Maggie SmithA version of this article was published in It’s Not Just You, a weekly newsletter by TIME Editor at Large, Susanna Schrobsdorff. Subscribe here to get your dose of small comforts.   Well hello! I’m so glad you’re here. This week: The psychology of holiday Zooming, lessons from a recovering pessimist, and a moment of photographic wonder.🌞 Are You Mad At Me? Show of ...
Source: TIME: Health - November 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Susanna Schrobsdorff Tags: Uncategorized Evergreen It's Not Just You TIME for Health Source Type: news

Skin cancer: Is your mole cancerous? An expert shares what to look out for
SKIN cancer can be notoriously hard to detect as it's "frequently not itchy nor painful", shares Dr Hiba Injibar. Speaking to the Express, the dermatologist reveals how to check your own skin and moles at home. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is there a chicken pox vaccine?
CHICKEN POX is a very common infection that's caused by a virus, and it can lead to a variety of itchy symptoms, including red spots or blisters. Is there a chickenpox vaccine? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

I am, therefore I think
In 1637 René Descartes published his Discourse on the Method in French stating in Latin, Cogito, ergo sum which roughly translates as I think, therefore I am. And ever since I first came across the phrase whilst studying philosophy at Uni, I’ve had a problem with it. It’s always felt as if it’s a bit itchy or scratchy, niggling away in the back of my mind that something about it wasn’t quite right. Then, back in the mid 1990’s Louise L Hay’s book ‘You can heal your life’ was recommended when I was going through a particularly tough few years physically and mentally. Th...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - November 22, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Happiness descartes philosophy thinking thought Source Type: news

GLIMMER of Hope for Itch in Primary Biliary Cholangitis GLIMMER of Hope for Itch in Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Linerixibat, an ileal sodium-dependent bile acid transporter inhibitor, improved more than itch for patients with primary biliary cholangitis, despite a notable placebo effect, in the GLIMMER trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Atopic Dermatitis: Upadacitinib Effective in Two Phase 3 Trials Atopic Dermatitis: Upadacitinib Effective in Two Phase 3 Trials
The JAK inhibitor, currently approved for rheumatoid arthritis, yielded improvements in skin clearance, itch, and quality of life for nearly 1700 patients with moderate to severe disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - November 3, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Genital thrush: A poorly controlled health condition could lead to thrush
THRUSH is a yeast infection that causes your down below area to feel sore and itchy. Did you know the condition is linked to high blood sugar levels? Do you have your diabetes under control? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 31, 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

Taking the itch out of cancer immunotherapy
(University of Tsukuba) Researchers from the University of Tsukuba have determined that PD-1 expression on CD8 T cells is the biological pathway that leads to psoriasis-like dermatitis, an unfavorable side effect of cancer immunotherapy with PD-1 inhibitors. This finding offers hope that blocking this pathway can prevent or reduce the undesirable side effect and help cancer patients continue their treatment with improved quality-of-life. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - October 26, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Do you have itchy genitals? Hidden diabetes symptoms explained - and when to see a doctor
DIABETES type 2 symptoms may include feeling unusually tired, passing more urine than normal, and having cuts or wounds that take longer to heal than expected. But you could also be at risk of high blood sugar signs if you develop unusually itchy genitals. Should you speak to a doctor about diabetes symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Will Jock Itch Go Away on Its Own
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - October 16, 2020 Category: General Medicine 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

Allergy or irritant? The truth about your rash: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
Skin rashes are common. Soaps, detergents, plants and other substances can trigger red, itchy skin. Dr. Dawn Davis, a Mayo Clinic dermatologist, says these types of rashes can be the result of an allergic reaction or an irritation. Knowing the difference is key to getting the right treatment. To listen, click the link below. Allergy [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 13, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries 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 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

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

Covid-19 skin rash website criticised for lack of BAME examples
Only two out of 400 Covid images on British Association of Dermatologists ’ website feature black or brown skinCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA website dedicated to sharing images of Covid-19-related skin rashes to help doctors and patients identify whether an unusual rash might be a sign of coronavirus infection has been criticised for containing just two images of black or brown skin.The British Association of Dermatologists ’ (BAD)Covid-19 Skin Patternswebsite features 400 images of Covid-associated rashes, from prickly heat and chickenpox-type rashes to raised itchy hives ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 28, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Linda Geddes Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Race Science UK news 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: 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

Non-Itchy Red Spots: 20 Skin Disorders
Title: Non-Itchy Red Spots: 20 Skin DisordersCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/21/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - September 21, 2020 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

What Are Systemic Disease Causes of Oral Ulcers?
Discussion Oral ulcers are common problems seen by dentists but pediatricians also see them. Usually families have are concerned because they are painful and acute. Ulcers are sometime noticed by the physician and not the family as in the case of herpangina or hand-foot and mouth disease. Chronic or recurrent ulcerations present less commonly and therefore it may be more difficult to determine their etiology. Many of the systemic disease causes of oral ulcers are overall infrequent and/or not common in the pediatric age range. Ulcers can be classified in several ways but acute ulcers are usually painful and last less tha...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 21, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized 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

Home Remedies Itchy Scalp Alternative treament
Home Remedies for Itchy Scalp: Oils and Alternative Treatments (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - September 17, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news