News tagged with dermatitis

Moisturising newborns prevents allergies: Japan study

Applying moisturiser to a newborn baby's skin could help prevent eczema and even food allergies in later life, possibly offering a cheap and easy way to combat a growing global problem, a Japanese institute said Friday.

Oct 03, 2014
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Wet wraps cut need for drugs in kids with eczema

The number of children with atopic dermatitis, often referred to as eczema, is on the rise. Some estimate that one in five children in the U.S. now suffers from the painful, itchy skin condition. In an effort ...

Jul 08, 2014
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Can mobile phones cause allergic reactions?

Studies have identified mobile phones and related devices as sources of metal sensitization and potential causes of allergic contact dermatitis (ACD). Despite efforts to control allergen release in phones, ...

May 20, 2014
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Dermatitis

Dermatitis is inflammation of the skin (i.e. rash).

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