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Multiple genes to blame for risk of asthma, eczema

The study, published in the journal Human Molecular Genetics, shows that the risk of developing asthma, hay fever or eczema is affected by genes, environment and lifestyle factors.

Aug 07, 2019, 15:10 PM IST

Treating eczema may also alleviate asthma

For the study, published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, researchers created a mouse model to look further into the relationship between the two diseases.

Jan 22, 2018, 19:50 PM IST

Hard water can damage skin, cause eczema: Study

Skin pH is normally acidic but hard water has high alkalinity which means it can raise the skin surface pH.

Sep 21, 2017, 19:01 PM IST

Eczema has another cause – lack of protein skin barrier responsible to triggering condition

Atopic eczema is a common skin condition and often found in children in the first year of their life and persists into adulthood with severe itching that has profound effects on well-being and may lead to sleep disturbance.

May 07, 2017, 11:41 AM IST

Personalised microbe-containing lotion may keep skin infections at bay

They found that, for five patients with a skin condition, the bacteria-rich lotion protected them against infections by destroying harmful germs on their skin.

Mar 15, 2017, 15:52 PM IST

Antibiotics not effective for eczema in kids: Study

The study was published in journal Annals of Family Medicine.Eczema is a common condition, especially in young children, and affects around 1 in 5 children in the UK.

Mar 14, 2017, 22:20 PM IST

Stress before pregnancy may lead to eczema in infants

The study from the Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, is the first to link preconception maternal stress to the risk of atopic eczema in the child.

Mar 04, 2017, 12:15 PM IST

Five simple ways to treat eczema!

Eczema is a type of skin condition where the skin boils out. 

Dec 03, 2016, 00:08 AM IST

Suffering from eczema? Try these natural remedies to treat the skin condition!

Eczema also known as dermatitis, is a type of skin condition where the skin boils out.

Nov 11, 2016, 23:56 PM IST

Marital break-up may lead to eczema, muscle pain

Marital break-up and divorce can cause physical ailments -- including eczema and muscle pain -- apart from emotional problems, suggests a new study.

Sep 24, 2016, 17:55 PM IST

Early life exposure to antibiotics can cause allergies in late ages

The increased risk of eczema due to early life use of antibiotics varied from 15 percent to 41 percent depending on the type of study analysed.

Sep 07, 2016, 08:51 AM IST

Best home remedies for treating Eczema!

Eczema, also known as dermatitis, is a medical condition in which the skin becomes inflamed or irritated. 

Jan 29, 2016, 20:57 PM IST

10 new genetic risk loci for eczema discovered

With the newly identified risk regions, a total of 31 risk regions for eczema are now known.

Oct 21, 2015, 20:13 PM IST

Arthritis drug beats untreatable eczema

 Treatment with a drug approved for rheumatoid arthritis has led to dramatic improvement in six patients with moderate to severe eczema who had previously tried old therapies with no success, says a study.

Jul 21, 2015, 14:52 PM IST

'Hidden' fragrance compound can trigger allergy

 Researchers have shown that a common fragrance chemical which is one of the main constituents of the lavender oil can cause allergic eczema.

May 28, 2015, 12:21 PM IST

Eating peanuts early could prevent allergy in infants: Study

With peanut allergies on the rise worldwide, a study Monday found that contrary to previous advice, feeding foods containing peanuts to babies before 11 months of age may help prevent allergies.

Feb 24, 2015, 08:56 AM IST

Eczema sufferers have higher risk of obesity, BP

People suffering from the chronic itchy skin disease eczema have higher rates of smoking, drinking and obesity, and are less likely to exercise than adults who do not have the disease, scientists report.

Jan 16, 2015, 16:11 PM IST

Have eczema? It may reduce your skin cancer risk

Even an uncomfortable skin allergy has a good side to it. If we believe researchers, eczema caused by defects in the skin could reduce the risk of developing skin cancer.

May 06, 2014, 13:52 PM IST

Tips for taking care of skin during winters revealed

Winter time can be hard on the skin, making it dry, flaky and itchy, but with proper care you can effectively banish your skin woes.

Jan 20, 2014, 15:42 PM IST

Key protein behind eczema trigger found

Here comes a good news for children suffering from a chronic inflammatory skin condition called eczema.

Jan 11, 2014, 23:22 PM IST