Woman's tells of how her itchy skin turned out to be cancer
Lauren Chiarello, 33, from New York City, was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in December 2007 after experiencing severe itching. She went into remission but it returned again in 2009. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EXPLOSIVE research: Chickenpox vaccine linked to widespread increase in shingles
(Natural News) If you ever had chicken pox, you probably have some unpleasant memories of the unrelenting itch and long soaks in an oatmeal bath looking for some relief. Most kids today will never know the misery of a bout of chicken pox because of the chicken pox vaccine, but it looks like all of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of hay fever: Look for antihistamine tablets containing this ingredient
HOW TO get rid of hay fever: Sufferers have been warned of a very high pollen count again this week as the UK swelters in a heatwave. So what is the best treatment to keep the symptoms, including a cough, itchy eyes and a runny nose, at bay? Dr Zoe Williams appeared on This Morning to recommend her remedies. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever symptoms: Can hay fever affect your ears? Does hay fever cause itchy eyes?
THE UK is in the grips of a scorching heatwave, and while many of us relish the sunshine, the increased pollen count created misery for hay fever sufferers. So what are the symptoms of hay fever? Can it affect your ears and eyes? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of hay fever: Eat more of this 6p fruit to alleviate a cough and itchy eyes
HOW TO get rid of hay fever: Sufferers of the condition have been warned of very high levels of pollen this week as temperatures near 30C this week. While anti-histamine tablets and nasal sprays are the most popular forms of treatment for symptoms, some experts believe certain foods are the answer - one fruit in particular could help alleviate itchy eyes, a cough and runny nose. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pain relief at a lower opioid dose
(Johns Hopkins Medicine) A team of researchers at Johns Hopkins have found that activating nerve cell receptors along two chemical pathways -- one that has previously been linked to how the brain senses 'itch' -- may improve pain relief when combined with conventional ways to blunt pain using opioid drugs, such as morphine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How to get rid of hay fever: Taking this supplement daily can help keep symptoms at bay
HOW TO get rid of hay fever: With the pollen count being at a 12-year high this week, hay fever sufferers have been desperate to find a remedy for a runny nose and itchy eyes. While anti-histamine tablets and nasal sprays are the most popular forms of treatment, some experts believe taking supplements are the answer. But which ones are best at keeping symptoms at bay and why? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mysterious itchy lump on woman's face is a parasitic worm
A 32-year-old woman in Russia visited a doctor after a small lump near her eye got bigger, moved and caused her lip to swell up – medics found the swelling was caused by a living parasitic worm. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema - five ways to prevent skin condition from coming back
ECZEMA could be treated by making changes to your diet or lifestyle. While creams or ointments may help to reduce dry skin symptoms, you can relieve painful or itchy signs of eczema with these tips. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: How to treat poison ivy rash
If you're spending time outdoors in the brush, you're also at higher risk of brushing up against a poisonous plant. Exposure to plants like poison ivy can cause an itchy rash that lasts for weeks.? So how do you treat it? Jason Howland has more in this Mayo Clinic Minute. https://youtu.be/G5mBkVdsoEE Watch: The Mayo Clinic [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 20, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

How to get rid of hay fever: Avoid this drink during high pollen count to reduce symptoms
HOW TO get rid of hay fever: Sufferers are being told to prepare this week for the highest pollen count in over a decade. So what ’s the best way to get rid of itchy eyes and a runny nose? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Easing the itch of mosquito bites
They are a common summer nuisance. Mosquitoes are pesky parasites leaving bite marks that can be unbearable to itch. So what's the best way to stop yourself from scratching? Jason Howland has the answer from a Mayo Clinic expert in this Mayo Clinic Minute. https://youtu.be/m4iapNcv8-Q Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0:59) [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 19, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about allergic eczema
Allergic eczema, or contact dermatitis, is a skin condition that occurs when a person ’s skin comes into contact with an allergen. It causes a dry, red, itchy rash. In this article, learn about the triggers, treatment, prevention, and when to see a doctor. We also provide information on other types of eczema. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

British teen developed Georgian disease cowpox after feeding cattle
The unnamed boy, from the Wrexham-Cheshire border, broke out in itchy lesions on his hands, feet and arms after caring for calves on his family's farm. He has recovered but is scarred. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

British teen developed the Georgian disease cowpox after feeding cattle
The unnamed boy, from the Wrexham-Cheshire border, broke out in itchy lesions on his hands, feet and arms after caring for calves on his family's farm. He has recovered but is scarred. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dermatologists now treating eczema by spraying the skin with live bacteria
(Natural News) For years, people diagnosed with the skin problem, eczema, had no other choice but to consistently put topical creams to alleviate their symptoms. Despite their best efforts, the itchy rash typically persists, causing the skin to dry out and sometimes even lead to infections. An ongoing clinical trial led by researchers from the NIH’s National... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever WARNING: Highest pollen count in a decade to hit - how to get rid of symptoms
HAY FEVER sufferers have been feeling the brunt of symptoms over the last couple of weeks, with the height of summer fast approaching. A warning has been issued that over the coming days Britain will see the highest pollen levels since 2006. So what ’s the best way to get rid of itchy eyes and a runny nose? A hay fever expert on ITV’s This Morning revealed the best tips. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Racial differences uncovered in debilitating itchy skin condition
(Johns Hopkins Medicine) An international team led by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers has conducted what is believed to be the largest detailed published study of people with a poorly understood skin condition known as prurigo nodularis (PN). Such studies collect information on a whole subset of people at once and at a particular point in time. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Flipping the switch on itch
(North Carolina State University) Researchers have pinpointed a particular neuropeptide associated with transmitting itch signals in mice with atopic dermatitis. The work sheds further light on the pathways involved in transmitting itch sensations from the peripheral (skin) to the central (spinal cord) nervous system. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Home Remedies: Avoid scratching swimmer's itch
Swimmer's itch?is an itchy rash that can occur after swimming or wading outdoors. Also known as cercarial dermatitis, swimmer's itch is most common in freshwater lakes and ponds, but it occasionally occurs in salt water. Swimmer's itch is a rash usually caused by an allergic reaction to parasites that burrow into your skin while you're [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 13, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

How to get rid of hay fever: Drink these 10p a day tea bags to help relieve symptoms
HOW TO get rid of hay fever: Symptoms of hay fever can be debilitating as you go about your daily routine. Medication or nasal sprays don ’t always work, so what are some alternative remedies? Health experts say the leaves of a common garden plant could help you fight back against sneezing, coughing and itchy eyes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of hay fever: Drink this 10p a day tea to help relieve symptoms
HOW TO get rid of hay fever: Symptoms of hay fever can be debilitating as you go about your daily routine. Medication or nasal sprays don ’t always work, so what are some alternative remedies? Health experts say the leaves of a common garden plant could help you fight back against sneezing, coughing and itchy eyes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of hay fever: Add the leaves of this plant to your tea to relieve symptoms
HOW TO get rid of hay fever: Symptoms of hay fever can be debilitating as you go about your daily routine. Medication or nasal sprays don ’t always work, so what are some alternative remedies? Health experts say the leaves of a common garden plant could help you fight back against sneezing, coughing and itchy eyes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of hay fever - five ways to stop sneezing this summer
HOW to get rid of hayfever: Hay fever symptoms include sneezing, itchy eyes and runny noses. You can prevent signs of the pollen allergy this summer with these cheap and easy tips and tricks. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can tea tree oil treat eczema?
This article looks at the research on tea tree oil and its potential use as a treatment for eczema. Learn more about its antiviral, anti-itch, and anti-inflammatory properties. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Eczema warning - why spending too much time in the sun could trigger dry skin condition
ECZEMA is a dry skin condition that can lead to itchy, cracked and inflamed skin. As the Met Office warns of a hot summer weather forecast, patients could be at risk of painful dermatitis symptoms if they spend too much time in the hot sunshine, it ’s been revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of hay fever: Eat these five foods to relieve symptoms quickly
HOW TO get rid of hay fever: Symptoms of hay fever can make going about your daily life very difficult. But how can you relieve symptoms quickly? There are five foods that could help you fight back against sneezing, coughing and itchy eyes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever: This herbal remedy could reduce ‘hayfever hell’ symptoms - Dr Hilary explains
HAY FEVER symptoms include runny noses, sneezing and itchy eyes, and it ’s caused by a pollen allergy. After the Met Office warned of ‘very high’ pollen counts this week, ITV Lorraine’s Dr Hilary revealed you could relieve signs by adding a stinging nettle tea to your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever: How stinging nettles could reduce ‘hayfever hell’ symptoms - Dr Hilary explains
HAY FEVER symptoms include runny noses, sneezing and itchy eyes, and it ’s caused by a pollen allergy. After the Met Office warned of ‘very high’ pollen counts this week, ITV Lorraine’s Dr Hilary revealed you could relieve signs by adding a stinging nettle tea to your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema: Toddler’s dry and itchy skin treated with £3.99 bubblebath
ECZEMA symptoms include dry, red and cracked skin. They can be treated with eczema creams and moisturisers, or with a separate solution. One young toddler from Scotland had his eczema treated with a surprising product. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever: Pollen expert warns of another THREE WEEKS of severe symptoms on BBC Breakfast
HAY FEVER symptoms include sneezing, coughing, runny noses and itchy eyes. Hayfever tablets may be required for longer than expected this year, after a pollen allergy expert revealed patients ’ symptoms could be severe for another three weeks. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New mum, 25, becomes allergic to WATER after giving birth
Cherelle Farrugia, 25, from Cardiff, Wales, gave birth to her little girl Willow in January and two months on started to experience painful and itchy hives every time she had a shower. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hayfever: How to get rid of hay fever – top tips revealed
HAY FEVER symptoms include runny noses, sneezing and itchy eyes. You could use hayfever tablets or home remedies to get rid of unwanted signs of your pollen allergy. These are the best ways to relieve your eyes and nose this hay fever season. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

9 Kinds of Bug Bites You Might Get This Summer — and What to Do About Them
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - June 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda Gardner / Health Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime public health Source Type: news

Hay fever MAPPED: Met Office warns of VERY HIGH pollen counts - where is most affected?
HAY FEVER symptoms include runny noses, sneezing and itchy eyes, and it ’s caused by a pollen allergy. The Met Office has today warned of very high pollen counts across some parts of the UK, as grass pollen season kicks off. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever: How to sleep and get some well-earned shut eye in five simple steps
HAY FEVER is a type of inflammation which occurs when the immune system overreacts to allergens in the area. Symptoms, including sneezing and itchy eyes, can be debilitating, particularly at night. Sleep is important when it comes to our physical health, so how can you ensure a better night ’s rest if you suffer with hay fever? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can you use essential oils for shingles?
Shingles results in a painful, itchy rash that can lead to blistering and permanent nerve damage. Medications can treat the condition, but many people also explore home remedies and alternative ways to alleviate symptoms. Here, learn which essential oils may help, including peppermint, thyme, and geranium oils. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Shingles Source Type: news

Survivor of near-fatal tick bite has a lesson for summer
On the eve of Memorial Day weekend, Jennifer Slone wants you to know that bug bites are more than just itchy. They can be deadly. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News 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

Experts Discuss Unique Side Effects of Immunotherapy
If you have mesothelioma and you’ve already received standard-of-care therapies, you may be considering an immunotherapy clinical trial. If you’re considering this option, a free immunotherapy teleconference is a great place to learn more. CancerCare recently hosted two one-hour education workshops featuring panels of immunotherapy experts. Part I of the teleconference presented an overview of immunotherapy. Part II of the teleconference, which is available online for free, focused exclusively on immunotherapy side effects. Understanding these issues and the role each patient plays in managing their own side ef...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - May 21, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney 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

Hay fever symptoms: Using nasal spray for more than three days can have this side effect
HAY FEVER symptoms often include sneezing and coughing, itchy red or watery eyes, and an itchy throat, mouth, nose and ears. Nasal sprays are a popular form of treatment to remedy a runny or blocked nose, but using it for more than three days can have side effects. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever symptoms - is this the cure for pollen allergy? How to get immunotherapy jabs
HAY fever symptoms include sneezing, headaches, runny noses and itchy throats. If hay fever tablets or other treatments don ’t work for you, you could be eligible for immunotherapy. What is the injection treatment, and could it cure your allergy? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ASK THE GP: Why do I feel so itchy all the time?   Dr Martin Scurr answers your questions
DR MARTIN SCURR, the Daily Mail's resident GP, answers questions about chronic itching and whether to work through a niggling pain. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do you get rid of itchy eyes?
Itchy eyes at night can be bothersome and reduce a person's ability to sleep properly. Itching can also cause redness and swelling, which may continue into the daytime. Allergies, irritants, or even eyestrain may trigger them. There are many home remedies to try. Learn more about itchy eyes at night here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eye Health / Blindness Source Type: news

Climate Change Is Making Your Allergies Worse
BOSTON (CBS) – Are your allergies driving you mad? According to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, climate change could be to blame. There’s been a sudden rise in the number of people suffering from itchy, watery eyes, and itchy runny noses, even among people who don’t typically get seasonal allergy symptoms. The Academy says that warmer temperatures lead to a greater amount of pollen released into the air and for a longer period of time, so allergy seasons are lasting days even weeks longer than in prior years. The report also says flooding and severe storms leads to more damp build...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Allergies Climate Change Source Type: news

Hay fever: Areas in the UK worst hit by pollen - and how to avoid symptoms
HAY FEVER symptoms include frequent sneezing, a runny or blocked nose, and itchy, red or watery eyes. With pollen season set to run until early August, it ’s useful to know which areas in the UK affect sufferers the most and the best way to relieve irritation. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The four-step guide to soothing mosquito and tick bites
The 80 degree weather is arriving in the US, and with it swarms of hungry mosquitoes. If you plan to be outside you are bound to get bitten, but you likely have what you need to fight the itch right at home. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Family of a four-year-old girl who is allergic to SUMMER have been forced to cancel their holiday
Carys Pickles, from Nuneaton, Warwickshire, will break out in itchy, red hives if she spends any longer than five minutes in the sun without being covered. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Psoriasis Negatively Affects Patient Sleep Quality
MONDAY, May 7, 2018 -- Patients with psoriasis commonly report poor sleep, with itch being the main predictor, according to a study published online April 28 in the British Journal of Dermatology. Peter Jensen, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news