Hand hygiene increases incidence of dermatitis among healthcare workers
They found that out of 7,138 cases of irritant contact dermatitis reported 1,796 were in healthcare workers. When the numbers were broken down by year, health workers were 4.5 times more likely to suffer from irritant contact dermatitis in 2012 as in 1996.
European Cleaning Journal - Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:07

8 Random Reasons You're Breaking Out
"People who brush their teeth with their right hand will invariably develop more perioral dermatitis on the left side of the mouth, so if it's more concentrated there, it might be a sign that it's from your toothpaste," explains celebrity esthetician ...
Marie Claire (blog) - Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:07

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust fined £10000 for breaching health and safety rules
Irritant contact dermatitis (ICD) develops when an irritant substance comes into contact with skin in sufficient quantities over a period of time. It causes damage to skin cells, usually in the hands and causes swelling, flaking, blistering and ...
West Briton - Thu, 26 Feb 2015 04:13

Know the signs of pet allergies this spring
During the transition from winter to spring, many people develop allergies. It's unpleasant and annoying and it happens every year. For some it's a bothersome time for their pets, too. Does your dog chew on her feet a lot? Is your cat losing hair ...
Daily O'Collegian (blog) - Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:15

3 Natural Dandruff Treatments You Can Make At Home Anytime Your Scalp ...
In terms of Beauty Related Things That Annoy Me To No End, dandruff is very close to the top of the list. After years of dealing with flakes, I decided it was time to come up with some natural dandruff treatments for whenever my scalp was acting up ...
Bustle - Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:07

Managing allergic rhinitis
Other clinical manifestations of atopy include atopic dermatitis, asthma, and food allergy. Atopy is known to have both environmental and genetic ... It should be noted that BSACI (6) outlines four interventions for AR, these being allergen/irritant ...
Nursing in Practice - Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:15

Did You Know Your Bra Could Be The Cause Behind Your Digestion Issues?
Skin irritation: Zivame's survey showed that 17 per cent of the women surveyed suffered from rashes and other breakouts because of their bras. “Frictional dermatitis is one of the biggest causes of dark patches under the breasts,” says Dr Apratim Goel ...
Huffington Post India - Tue, 24 Mar 2015 03:41

Itchiness: Causes and how to remedy it
The condition is mostly noted during the winter and usually affects the lower extremities. Other examples are: •Irritant contact dermatitis, which is an inflammation of skin due to frequent contact with irritants such as soap or detergent. •Allergic ...
SFGate - Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:59

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