Hay fever: You won't believe how many sufferers have to take time off work
ONE in five hay fever sufferers has taken time off work due to their allergy, a study has found. Itchy eyes, runny noses and sneezing fits that come with the allergy leave almost four in 10 struggling to do their job. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to get rid of greasy hair naturally
There are many ways to get rid of oily, greasy hair. These include changing how the hair is washed, the products used, and a number of natural remedies that could help. In this article, we look at 17 natural remedies that could improve the appearance of hair and make the scalp less itchy and uncomfortable. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Hay fever symptoms: Three teas to drink to alleviate itchy eyes and sneezing
HAY FEVER symptoms can be hard to contend with as you go about your day-to-day life. Sneezing, coughing and itchy eyes are just a few of the signs. Tablets and nasal sprays are recommended as treatment by the NHS, but introducing certain teas into your diet could also be the answer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever symptoms: Dr Ranj recommends applying this £1 product to your nose for relief
HAY FEVER symptoms can include sneezing, coughing, a runny nosy, itchy eyes, a headache and tiredness. They can have a big impact on how you go about your day-to-day life, and while the NHS recommends a number of treatments, such as tablets and nasal sprays, Dr Ranj Singh says applying a £1 skincare product to your nose can help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do you get rid of a butt rash?
A butt rash is common in babies, but adults can get them too. They have many causes, and sometimes the rash is accompanied by an itchy or painful feeling. Treatment depends on the type of rash, but most respond well to home remedies. Learn more about the most effective home remedies and how to prevent butt rashes here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Hay fever symptoms: Eat this 22p fruit to keep itchy eyes and sneezing at bay
HAY FEVER symptoms include frequent sneezing, a runny or blocked nose, and itchy, red or watery eyes. They can be difficult to deal with on a day-to-day basis, but introducing anti-inflammatory foods into your diet could be the answer, according to nutritional therapist Hannah Braye. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News 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

The most popular remedies that will help you scratch that itch
We asked the experts to assess some of the newest and most popular itch-soothing treatments around. We then rated them. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Oh, the relief! The most popular remedies that will help you scratch that ITCH
We asked the experts to assess some of the newest and most popular itch-soothing treatments around. We then rated them. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever symptoms: Do this before bed to help keep sneezing and itchy eyes at bay
HAY FEVER symptoms can be difficult to deal with as you go about your day-to-day life. They are usually triggered during pollen season between late March and September but can last for weeks or months. Your pharmacist can recommend remedies to help with itchy eyes and sneezing, but there also a number of measures you can take to help keep symptoms at bay. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anal cancer warning - this is why you should never ignore an itch around the anus
CANCER symptoms vary depending on which type of tumour the patient has. Anal cancer signs are similar to less serious conditions, like piles. But, you should never ignore itchiness or pain around the anus. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brace Yourselves: Spring Allergy Season Is Coming. Here ’s What to Expect and How to Handle It
A swath of the Northeast and mid-Atlantic, which had been continuously pummeled by winter storms — even in April — will be graced with warm weather later this week. After a seemingly interminable winter, its’s a chance to dig out lighter clothing and head outside into the sun. But, if you’re one of the roughly 7% of U.S. adults with seasonal allergies, you may want to stay inside a little longer. With the change in seasons comes spring allergies (followed by summer allergies). Here’s what you need to know about the upcoming allergy forecast. Is it going to be a bad allergy season this year? P...
Source: TIME: Health - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sarah Gray Tags: Uncategorized allergies healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Peanut Allergy Vaccine Works -- in Mice
WEDNESDAY, April 11, 2018 -- An experimental peanut-allergy vaccine proved effective in mice, researchers say. The vaccine protected allergic mice from reactions such as itchy skin and breathing problems when they were exposed to peanuts two weeks... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 11, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The 10-week IPO itch: Your locked-up stock is half as valuable. What now?
Menlo Therapeutics' stock was flying high Friday. Then results of a clinical trial hit and the stock dropped more than $9 under its late January IPO price. But a subset of investors could do nothing but watch, locked out from selling their shares. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 10, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

DR ELLIE CANNON: Heard of anything to sort out my itchy ears?  
I ’ve been suffering from dry, flaky, itchy ears for ten years and now, at 76, I’m fed up. Over-the-counter creams and sprays don’t stop the itch. Is there something my GP can prescribe? (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Am I allergic to my dog?
Dog allergies are one of the most common types of pet allergy. Symptoms can include hives, itchy skin, and watery eyes after contact with a dog. Home remedies and medicines can help get rid of some symptoms, especially mild itching and redness, so a person with mild dog allergies may still be able to live with a dog. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy Source Type: news

Chickenpox symptoms: Can adults get the illness? Dr Sara outlines complications of rash
CHICKENPOX symptoms can include a high temperature, aches and pains, a loss of appetite, and, one of the more recognisable signs, an itchy and spotty rash. The illness mostly affects children, but can adults get it? Dr Sara Kayat appeared on This Morning to offer her advice for adults fearful of contracting the illness during chickenpox season. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NIDCR Science News - March 2018
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Scientists Define Molecule's Role in Itch and Pain Pathways  Somatostatin enhances itch and blunts pain in mice. NIDCR • March 20, 2018   Hydrogel May Help Heal Diabetic UlcersRice University • March 20, 2018 Unraveling How Stem Cells from Gum Tissue Accelerate Wound HealingUniversity of Pennsylvania • March 14, 2018 Hydrogel Helps Heal Without AdditivesRice University • March 13, 2018 Absence of Key Protein, TTP, Rapi...
Source: NIDCR Science News - March 30, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is the best way to treat scabies at home?
The appearance of a scabies rash on the skin can be an intensely itchy and distressing symptom. Potential treatments for the condition can be applied at home and they include products such as clove oil, cayenne pepper, and turmeric. Learn here more about what causes scabies and what at-home remedies might work. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Sad In The Spring? Allergy-Mood Link Is Real
(CNN) — You know spring has sprung when hundreds of people daily turn to Twitter to vent about their itchy eyes, dripping nose and uncontrollable sneezing and coughing. Seasonal allergies, which affect about 36 million Americans, aren’t just an annoyance; many doctors agree that there is a real connection between allergies and mood. “‘Cranky’ is really the best word for it,” said Katie Ingram, 30, of Alexandria, Virginia, a triathlete who has seasonal allergies. “I take a lot of medication for it, and that makes me sleepy. And I can’t do a lot of the things that I like to do ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - March 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Allergies Local TV Source Type: news

Sad in the spring? Allergy-mood link is real
You know spring has sprung when hundreds of people daily turn to Twitter to vent about their itchy eyes, dripping nose and uncontrollable sneezing and coughing. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever symptoms: Man cures his sneezing and runny nose by making this natural treatment
HAY fever symptoms include sneezing, a blocked or runny nose, loss of smell, and watery, itchy eyes. You could prevent signs of the allergic condition this spring by using this natural treatment, that was made by a man who suffered from hay fever himself. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Postburn Itch: A Review of the Literature Postburn Itch: A Review of the Literature
The itch associated with burn injuries can be overwhelming and distressing for patients. What are the available assessment and treatment options for this problem?Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

5 Reasons Your Allergies Are Worse at Night
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - March 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sarah Klein / Health.com Tags: Uncategorized allergies healthytime onetime 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

Make the Diagnosis: Itchy Fingers from IV Therapy?
(MedPage Today) -- Case Findings: A 48-year-old woman who was receiving IV immunoglobulin therapy complained to her doctor that over the past few weeks small vesicles had formed along the sides of her fingers. Some had ruptured and become scaly papules. Her fingers were extremely pruritic, and she said it was " driving her crazy. " Can you diagnose the patient? (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 20, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Scientists define molecule ’s role in itch and pain pathways
Researchers defined the neural pathways for itch sensation and identified a signaling molecule called somatostatin that enhances itch and blunts pain in mice. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - March 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman 'CURED' her baby’s eczema with £3.99 Childs Farm moisturiser sold in Boots
ECZEMA cream could help to treat the skin condition. But, this mother claims she cured her baby ’s dry, itchy skin by using this moisturiser that’s available for under £5 a tube. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Sunburn and hell's itch: How to get relief
In rare cases, people with a sunburn may experience an extreme, deep, painful itching called hell ’s itch. Learn about treatment options and prevention. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

A Diagnostic Dilemma: Sometimes You ’ ll Never Know
Patient Presentation A 9-year-old male came to clinic with a 1 month history of painful joint swelling. One month ago he started having right ankle pain that was intermittent but consistent. One day ago his right wrist, right ankle and bilateral knees had some swelling but no erythema or warmth. He says that he has pain in them when he moves but not when he is resting and he denies any joint stiffness or gelling. He also had 1-2 days of multiple red skin lesions on his extremities and trunk, not overlying the affected joints. The skin lesions do not come and go and do not itch. They are mainly discrete circular lesions wi...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - March 19, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

The Case of an Itchy Scalp and Forehead Rash
Urticarial wet plaque, smaller pink urticarial lesions on the temple and eyelid, eyelid edema, no vesicles or pain. What's your diagnosis? (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - March 16, 2018 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Eve J. Lowenstein, MD, PhD Jonathan Sidlow, BA Tags: Dermatology Infection Source Type: news

Itching for Knowledge About Wound and Scar Pruritus Itching for Knowledge About Wound and Scar Pruritus
When it comes to chronic itch and antipruritic therapies, what do wound care providers need to know?Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

An itch you can't scratch: Researchers find 'itch receptors' in the throats of mice
(Johns Hopkins Medicine) Working with mice, Johns Hopkins researchers report they have found previously known skin itch receptors in the airways that appear to contribute to bronchoconstriction and airway hypersensitivity, hallmarks of asthma and other respiratory disorders. The investigators' experiments in mice suggest that the receptors' activation directly aggravates airway constriction and--if the same process is active in people--may be a promising new target for the development of drug therapies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Why Do Wounds Itch? Why Do Wounds Itch?
Gain a better understanding of the physiology of itch in the context of wounds.Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Longer Omalizumab Use Eases Itch From Chronic Hives Longer Omalizumab Use Eases Itch From Chronic Hives
The quality of life of patients with idiopathic urticaria improved when they stayed on the monoclonal antibody for 48 instead of 24 weeks, the XTEND-CIU study shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes an itchy stomach?
Learn about the common causes of an itchy stomach, including rashes, infections, and pregnancy. We also discuss how to relieve the itch. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why are my palms itchy?
In this article we look at six possible reasons for itchy palms. We also talk about ways to relieve this itching, and how to prevent it from returning. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

You're never too old to develop a deadly food allergy  
Rachel Hardy, 38 lived through her childhood with no symptoms of a food allergy But ten years ago while eating nuts her mouth began to feel strange and itchy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are some itchy beard remedies?
An itchy beard is a common complaint, but what makes it itch? We look at the causes of an itchy beard and reveal seven ways to find relief. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to identify and treat eyelid dermatitis
Learn about the types of eyelid dermatitis, and how to get rid of these itchy rashes. We also look at symptoms, causes, and prevention. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Chickenpox WARNING: Taking ibuprofen to relieve itchy spots 'can make someone very ill'
CHICKENPOX season is fast approaching meaning it ’s more important than ever to recognise the spots and symptoms. Most cases require little or no treatment, and a vaccine can work as a preventative method. But a pharmacist is warning people of the dangers with administering ibuprofen. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Approves Expanded Use of Luzu (luliconazole) Cream in Pediatric Patients with Athlete ’s Foot, Jock Itch and Ringworm
RALEIGH, N.C., FEBRUARY 22, 2018 – Ortho Dermatologics, a division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America, LLC (NYSE: VRX and TSX: VRX) (“Valeant”), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the supplemental... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - February 22, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Nits warning - THREE causes of head lice infestations
LICE and nits can cause an itchy scalp, and may make you feel like something is crawling in your hair. These are the ways you may be at risk of head lice. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why is my ankle itchy?
An itchy ankle is a complaint with a wide variety of causes. We discuss possible causes, means of prevention and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why do mosquito bites itch and swell up?
In this article we look at why mosquito bites itch, evidence-backed ways to reduce itching and swelling, and discuss when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Bites and Stings Source Type: news

Head lice treatment: Don’t use shampoo or protection spray without doing THIS first
HEAD lice are a normal part of life and there is nothing to be embarrassed, worried or ashamed about. While you may think you have tried every trick in the book to get rid of the infestation, there are several reasons why still be causing you and your child to itch and scratch. Here ’s how to get rid of them for good. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman claims she CURED her baby’s eczema with THIS £3.99 moisturiser sold in Boots
ECZEMA cream could help to treat the skin condition. But, this mother claims she cured her baby ’s dry, itchy skin by using this moisturiser that’s available for under £5 a tube. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Asthma Doesn't Have to Ruin Your Valentine's Day
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 14, 2018 -- Asthma and allergies can put on damper on your Valentine's Day romancing, an expert warns. " Keeping everyone free of allergy and asthma flare-ups helps keep the focus on romance this Valentine's Day. Red or itchy eyes,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 14, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Malawi:Scabies Outbreak in Some Parts of Ntchisi
[Malawi News Agency] Ntchisi -Some parts of Ntchisi District have been hit by scabies, a contagious itchy skin disease, but the district's health office does not presently have medication for the ailment. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Malawi:Scabies Outbreak Hits Ntchisi - District Health Office Has No Medication for 'Mphere'
[Nyasa Times] A scabies outbreak has hit some parts of of Ntchisi District have been hit by scabies, a contagious itchy skin disease, but the district's health office does not presently have medication for the disease which is locally known as Mphere. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news