Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Most people don't wash their hands properly

It's something most people do everyday, often without really thinking about it, but how you wash your hands can make a real difference to your health and the well-being of those around you.

Immunology

Atopic dermatitis: How allergens get on our nerves

Dry skin, pain, and itching... Atopic dermatitis affects the everyday lives of nearly 20% of children, and up to 5% of adults. The condition can have a significant impact on the quality of life of these patients.

Health

Shower cream, body lotion combo improves atopic dry skin

(HealthDay)—A shower cream and a body lotion with physiological lipids are effective in improving skin hydration in patients with dry skin, according to a study published online May 10 in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why people experience seasonal skin changes

A new British Journal of Dermatology study provides information that may help explain why many people experience eczema and dry skin in the winter.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Home remedies: Dealing with dry skin

Dry skin is often a temporary or seasonal problem - one that you experience only in winter or summer, for example - but the problem may remain a lifelong concern. Although your skin is often driest on your hands, arms, lower ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Acidic skin care product beneficial in older adults

(HealthDay)—For older adults, an acidic skin care product with different plant oils improves epidermal barrier formation and increases lipid lamellae in the intercellular space of the stratum corneum (SC), according to ...

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