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

Psoriasis CURED by simple diet change: Skin condition gone after making these SIX swaps
PSORIASIS treatments can improve symptoms of the skin condition, which includes flaky, itchy patches of skin. But, this nutritionist cured her psoriasis by making these diet and lifestyle changes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Head lice warning: FIVE common signs of nits - are you infected?
NITS are tiny brown insects that live in human hair. Signs of head lice infestation include itchy heads and finding tiny white eggs in your hair. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema CURED by simple diet change: Skin condition gone after avoiding FOUR trigger foods
ECZEMA cream can help to reduce symptoms of the skin condition, which may include itchy, dry, cracked skin. But, one woman could have cured her condition by cutting some specific foods out of her diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema - woman CURED her own skin condition by avoiding these foods
ECZEMA cream can help to reduce symptoms of the skin condition, which may include itchy, dry, cracked skin. But, one woman could have cured her condition by cutting some specific foods out of her diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A town of 3,200 was flooded with nearly 21 million pain pills as addiction crisis worsened, lawmakers say
Over the past decade, nearly 21 million prescription painkillers have been shipped to a tiny town in West Virginia, a state where more people have overdosed on opioids and died than in any other in the nation. The House Energy and Commerce Committee, which has been investigating the opioid epidemic, recently revealed that 20.8 million hydrocodone and oxycodone pills have […]Related:CDC director resigns because of conflicts over financial interestsCDC director resigns over conflicts with financial interestsA couple returned from vacation with itchy feet. Hookworms were tunneling through their...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC director resigns because of conflicts over financial interests
This post has been updated. The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention resigned her position on Wednesday after just half a year because of “complex financial interests” that repeatedly forced her to recuse herself from the agency's activities and kept her from testifying before lawmakers on public health issues. According to a […]Related:A town of 3,200 was flooded with 21 million pain pills as addiction crisis worsened, lawmakers sayCDC director resigns over conflicts with financial interestsA couple returned from vacation with itchy feet. Hookworms were tunneling through their skin...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A town of 3,200 was flooded with 21 million pain pills as addiction crisis worsened, lawmakers say
Over the past decade, nearly 21 million prescription painkillers have been shipped to a tiny town in West Virginia, a state where more people have overdosed on opioids and died than in any other in the nation. The House Energy and Commerce Committee, which has been investigating the opioid epidemic, recently revealed that 20.8 million hydrocodone and oxycodone pills have […]Related:CDC director resigns because of conflicts over financial interestsCDC director resigns over conflicts with financial interestsA couple returned from vacation with itchy feet. Hookworms were tunneling through their...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC director resigns over conflicts with financial interests
Director Brenda Fitzgerald, who joined the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention only in midsummer, held "complex financial interests" that had repeatedly forced her to recuse herself from the agency's activities and kept her from testifying before lawmakers on public health issues. Her new boss, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, announced Wednesday morning […]Related:A couple returned from vacation with itchy feet. Hookworms were tunneling through their skin.Social egg freezing is a numbers game that many women don’t understandFDA wants to curb abuse of Imodium, ‘the poor man...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Couple gets parasitic hookworms in feet on beach trip
What started as itchy feet during a beach vacation quickly turned into a traveling nightmare for one young couple from Canada (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A couple returned from vacation with itchy feet. Hookworms were tunneling through their skin.
It started with an itch after a stroll on a Caribbean beach, but in just a few days it had morphed into a gut-churning travel nightmare. In mid-January Eddie Zytner and Katie Stephens, a couple from Windsor, Ontario, went on a vacation to Punta Cana, a resort town on the eastern coast of the Dominican Republic.   At some […]Related:Social egg freezing is a numbers game that many women don’t understandFDA wants to curb abuse of Imodium, ‘the poor man’s methadone’This flu season is on track to be the worst in nearly a decade (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What does it mean if I have a mole that itches?
A look at itchy moles, a common complaint that can have a variety of causes. Included is detail on how to tell if a doctor should examine a mole. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Melanoma / Skin Cancer Source Type: news

My washing detergent is making me itchy, what should I do? DOCTOR ROSEMARY answers
I ACCIDENTALLY purchased biological washing capsules recently and they seem to have caused a skin reaction. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes types 2 symptoms: Itchy genitals could be a rare sign of the condition
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include fatigue, constantly feeling thirsty, and urinating more often than normal. But, having itchy genitals could also be a sign of the blood-sugar condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Itchy genitals? It could an uncommon sign of type 2 diabetes
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include fatigue, constantly feeling thirsty, and urinating more often than normal. But, having itchy genitals could also be a sign of the blood-sugar condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rash across woman's ENTIRE body leaves her  bed-bound
Alia Scott, from Waikato, New Zealand, thought she was having a flare-up of hayfever which she suffers from. She is covered in painful, itchy hives so severe they scar and bruise. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hayfever vaccine could be available in three years
A synthetic version of grass pollen has been created by scientists, which cuts wheezing, itchy eyes and medication use by 25 per cent. At least a quarter of people in Britain suffer from hayfever. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do you have itchy skin? Sign could be a symptom of this killer disease
ITCHY skin and extreme tiredness are experienced by thousands of people on a day-to-day basis. While these are usually nothing to worry about, they can be signs of more serious conditions - even blood cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Liberia:Adverting a National Health Crisis
[New Dawn] A strange skin disease that has reportedly affected 1,777 persons in five counties in Liberia could eventually turn into a potential national crisis here if concerted steps are not taken immediately to contain the sickness that is characterized by severe body itch and sensation. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Is your mole itchy or sore? Do the ABCDE checklist to detect first signs of skin cancer
SKIN cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal skin cells and is one of the most common cancers in the world. There are three main types but melanoma is the most serious, often detected by a new mole or a change int he appearance of an existing one. Doing the ABCDE checklist can detect the first signs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Redwood City biopharma startup hopes to raise up to $98M in what could be Bay Area's first IPO of 2018
Menlo Therapeutics Inc. filed Thursday to raise up to about $98 million in what could be the first IPO of the New Year from the Bay Area. The Redwood City-based late-stage biopharma company led by CEO Stephen Basta specializes in developing treatments for itchy skin disorders. It said in its prospectus that if all goes well, it could be seeking government approval of three treatments by 2020. There were only two health-related IPOs from the region in 2017. South San Francisco-based Denali Therapeutics… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - December 28, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Cromwell Schubarth Source Type: news

Redwood City biopharma startup hopes to raise up to $98M in what could be Bay Area's first IPO of 2018
Menlo Therapeutics Inc. filed Thursday to raise up to about $98 million in what could be the first IPO of the New Year from the Bay Area. The Redwood City-based late-stage biopharma company led by CEO Stephen Basta specializes in developing treatments for itchy skin disorders. It said in its prospectus that if all goes well, it could be seeking government approval of three treatments by 2020. There were only two health-related IPOs from the region in 2017. South San Francisco-based Denali Therapeutics… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 28, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Cromwell Schubarth Source Type: news

How to Fight Dry, Itchy Eyes This Winter
Title: How to Fight Dry, Itchy Eyes This WinterCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/26/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/27/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General)
Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General - December 27, 2017 Category: Opthalmology Source Type: news

How to Fight Dry, Itchy Eyes This Winter
Add dry eyes to the health woes of winter. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to Fight Dry, Itchy Eyes This Winter
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Source: MedlinePlus Health News - December 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to Fight Dry, Itchy Eyes This Winter
TUESDAY, Dec. 26, 2017 -- Add dry eyes to the health woes of winter. " On average, the humidity drops in the winter with the colder weather [and] most people turn on the heat in their homes or offices to combat the cold, " said Dr. Marissa Locy,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 26, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Could Your Christmas Tree Be Making You Sick?
BOSTON (CBS) – Could your Christmas tree be making you sick? If you suffer from mold allergies, the answer could be yes. A 2011 study published in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology found that mold spores can grow on common Christmas trees and often flourish in the warmth of your home. This isn’t necessarily a problem if you’re not sensitive to mold but if you are, having a tree in your home could cause itchy watery eyes, itchy nose, cough and wheezing. So what can you do? Wash your tree before you bring it into your home. Get rid of the tree right after Christmas. Try an air purifier in the ro...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - December 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Healthwatch Local News Syndicated Local Christmas Tree Dr. Mallika Marshall Local TV Source Type: news

Cancer-stricken girl blinded by protruding eyes in India
Dhanika Tripura, from Tripura in India, is suffering with acute lymphocytic leukemia. The girl was healthy before she deteriorated after suffering with itchy eyes just 6 weeks ago. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The 100-million-year itch: Scientists find ticks that fed on dinosaur blood
Scientists have made a skin-crawling discovery: Ancient ticks, trapped in amber, that fed on the blood of feathered dinosaurs nearly 100 million years ago.The specimens,described in the journal Nature Communications, include the oldest dinosaur parasite to be found together with remains from... (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - December 14, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Amina Khan Source Type: news

Got Scabies? Here's What to Do
FRIDAY, Dec. 8, 2017 -- If you or a family member develops scabies, you need to take immediate action, a dermatologist advises. Scabies is a common skin condition caused by the human itch mite. Symptoms include an itchy rash, sores and a thick crust... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 8, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Maybe the healthiest wine in the world
When I was in South Africa last year, I met a revolutionary winemaker… His wine was completely organic. It had no toxins, and it contained powerful antioxidant properties. It was infused with a local herb called rooibos, also known as “red bush.” You may have seen rooibos tea on supermarket shelves. I immediately knew this wine should be made widely available in America — and I’m still hopeful a distributor will bring it here. I enjoy a nice glass of red wine from time to time, but the trouble with most of the wines sold in America is that they’re loaded with dangerous chemicals. Winema...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - December 7, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Health additives natural organic Sulfites wine Source Type: news

Your bedroom is crawling with allergens
If you wake up with itchy eyes and a runny nose, it might be Fluffy ’s fault. Or Fido’s. Or, you might blame it on the dust mites.  Because even if you don’t have a pet, there’s a good chance your bedroom is harboring an elevated level of allergens.  Researchers from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) tested the bedrooms of nearly 7,000 U.S. homes a nd found that more than 90 percent had three or more detectable allergens, and 73 percent of homes had at least one allergen at elevated… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 1, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anne Stych Source Type: news

Are you allergic to your own HOUSE or CHRISTMAS TREE?
Sneezing, a runny nose and itchy eyes, could all be signs you're allergic to your house, warns a Bedfordshire expert. Christmas trees could also trigger a severe asthma attack in sufferers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Infectious Diseases A-Z: Does your child have a sore throat?
Is your child complaining of a dry and itchy throat? He or she may have a sore throat caused by a viral infection. ?Sore throats are very common, especially amongst school-aged children," says Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a Mayo Clinic pediatric infectious disease specialist. "Some of the symptoms that a child might complain of are pain [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 27, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Want to be self-reliant without leaving the comforts of the city? Check out these 10 ways to make it possible
(Natural News) Have you ever wanted to become self-reliant but felt it wasn’t possible because you live in the city? Fortunately for you, this is an itch that you can definitely scratch. You don’t have to uproot your home in the ‘burbs and move all the way to the country just to embrace self-sustained living.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can cannabis help treat psoriasis?
Can the active cannabinoids in cannabis be an effective treatment for itchy and painful psoriasis? We look at the evidence in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eczema / Psoriasis Source Type: news

New hope for people suffering from chronic itch
At the world's first center to study chronic itch, researchers are getting closer to finding answers for desperate patients (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are you anemic? It may be bedbugs
(Natural News) Let’s get this out of the way: Bedbugs are disgusting. But while they don’t transmit diseases, these parasitic insects can cause severe anemia. Aside from causing annoying and itchy bites on your skin, people who have a bedbug infestation might suffer from emotional distress and sleep deprivation. Within the last couple of years,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antipruritic Effect of Pretreatment With Topical Capsaicin Antipruritic Effect of Pretreatment With Topical Capsaicin
Is high-concentration topical capsaicin an effective treatment for histaminergic and nonhistaminergic itch?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Yeast infection: These EIGHT factors raise your risk of itchy vaginal condition
YEAST INFECTIONS affect the majority women, and certain factors - like taking antibiotics or not controlling diabetes - could increase your risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news