Protection Afforded by Controlled Application of a Barrier Cream: A Study in a ...
Background Skin protective creams (PCs) are used widely in industrial work environments to prevent irritant contact dermatitis. However, workplace studies remain equivocal in terms of their effectiveness, which may be partly owing to whether the PC ...
Medscape - Sun, 30 Nov 2014 21:14

Fitbit says reports of skin irritation with the Charge “differ greatly” from ...
In the case of the Force, Fitbit said that its investigation determined that users were suffering from contact dermatitis as a result of the materials used in assembly. For the Charge, the company changed its materials to ensure this wouldn't happen again.
MobileSyrup.com - Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:49

Guidelines for Adjunct, CAM Tx in Atopic Dermatitis Developed
Dietary interventions for atopic dermatitis include elimination diets, probiotics/prebiotics, and dietary supplements. Environmental modifications such as avoidance of mechanical and chemical irritants are recommended, although there are few well ...
Monthly Prescribing Reference - Thu, 11 Dec 2014 10:11



Peanut Allergy Patch Quest Has DBV of France Evading Suitors
In DBV's study of 221 people, including 113 under age 12, the patch caused no severe reactions, though most patients had skin irritation and two developed dermatitis. Patients whose tolerance didn't increase after a year are still using the patch. To ...
Bloomberg - Tue, 02 Dec 2014 00:15

Skin-directed management of atopic dermatitis focus of new report
Pediatricians should seek a skin-directed approach to the treatment of atopic dermatitis (AD), according to an updated AAP clinical report that outlines research linking the disease to abnormalities in the skin barrier. At least 10% of U.S. children ...
AAP News (subscription) - Mon, 24 Nov 2014 04:00



Four ways to beat chapped lips
Products may contain sodium lauryl sulfate (if your product generates suds, it probably does) as well as guaiazulene (a color additive), both associated with skin irritation and dermatitis. Check your ingredients lists and keep an eye out for phenyl ...
Irish Independent - Sun, 14 Dec 2014 06:17

Pretty poinsettias make ideal Christmas accents
According to Animal Poison Control at the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, if your pet chews on or eats some poinsettia leaves, it will induce only GI tract irritation. No ornamentals or houseplants are meant to be eaten by ...
Philadelphia Neshoba Democrat - Wed, 10 Dec 2014 04:00



Four Weeks to a Better Beard
“Also, seborrheic dermatitis—a common itchy, flaky condition of the scalp—can occur in beards.” ... It's also a good time to start treating fresh-washed whiskers to a few drops of beard oil, which softens sharp tips—a main culprit of irritation—and ...
Outside Magazine - Tue, 02 Dec 2014 17:41


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