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  1. Doctor Visits Up for Kids' Eczema

    Sept. 4, 2007 -- The number of doctor visits for children with atopic dermatitis (a type of eczema) has risen in recent years, new research shows. A study published in September's edition of the journal Pediatrics traces the trend. The study shows that there were 620,000 pediatric visits for atopic

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  2. Pet Cat May Up Eczema Risk in Infants

    May 22, 2006 -- Newborns who share a home with a pet cat may be more likely to develop eczema eczema as infants than other babies. A new study shows babies exposed to cats shortly after birth had higher rates of the allergic skin condition at age 1 than babies who lived in homes without cats. Althou

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  3. Rash Linked to Kids' Atopic Dermatitis

    May 15, 2006 -- Babies who have rashes on their arms and joints in the first 18 months of life may be more likely to develop atopic dermatitis . Lisolette Brydensholt Halkjaer, MD, and colleagues report the news in the Archives of Dermatology. Halkjaer works in Denmark at the Danish Pediatric Asthma

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  4. Eczema Drugs: Warning Upsets Doctors

    Jan. 26, 2006 - The FDA's "black box" cancer warning on two eczema drugs is bogus, the American Academy of Dermatology says. The FDA announced earlier this month FDA announced earlier this month that it would require its strongest safety warning -- the "black box" -- on two eczema creams, Elidel and

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  5. Eczema Treatments Get New Cancer Warning

    March 10, 2005 -- The FDA is warning doctors to prescribe two popular eczema treatments with caution after concerns over a possible cancer risk associated with their use. The two creams, Elidel and Protopic, will also soon carry the FDA's strongest "black box" warning on their packaging to alert doc

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  6. Cancer Warning Suggested for Eczema Creams.

    Feb. 16, 2005 -- Two relatively new and very popular prescription creams used to treat eczema in children and adults may soon carry a "black box" warning -- indicating the drugs represent a cancer risk for some. In an FDA meeting, a distinguished nationwide panel of experts reviewed medical data tha

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  7. Cancer Warning Suggested for Eczema Creams

    Feb. 16, 2005 -- Two relatively new and very popular prescription creams used to treat eczema in children and adults may soon carry a "black box" warning -- indicating the drugs represent a cancer risk for some. In an FDA meeting, a distinguished nationwide panel of experts reviewed medical data tha

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  8. Hand Eczema Treatments That Help

    Dec. 20, 2004 -- Seeking relief from the red, dry, cracked, and inflamed skin of hand eczema? Two new studies spotlight treatments that could help even the roughest cases. Both studies were conducted in Europe on people with moderate to severe hand eczema, also called hand dermatitis. The results ap

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  9. Hand Dermatitis Hazard for Massage Therapists

    Aug. 16, 2004 -- Massage therapists rely on their hands to knead and unknot clients' muscles. But their hard-working hands may be at risk for hand dermatitis, and part of the problem may be the contact with fragrant oils, frequent hand washing, and lotions they use. Hand dermatitis, also called hand

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  10. New Treatments Ease Eczema, Psoriasis

    July 29, 2004 -- The future looks brighter than ever for the millions of Americans with eczema and psoriasis thanks to effective and safe new treatments, researchers said Thursday at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology in New York City. Nearly 15 million Americans have eczema,

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