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Aug
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MyPaper Writeup on HerosePharma in Chinese

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This article first appeared in MyPaper on 31 July 2014

http://mypaper.sg/chinese-specials/zhi-liao-shi-zhen-quan-yong-yao-wei-shou-yao-20140731

治疗湿疹 安全用药为首要

湿 疹(Eczema)又名异位性皮炎(Atopic Dermatitis)或遗传过敏性湿疹。异位性(Atopy)的含义是患者或家族成员有罹患哮喘病、枯草热、过敏性鼻炎、荨麻疹、湿疹等病史、对异种蛋 白过敏、病人血清中免疫球蛋白E值增高、患者血清中嗜酸性白细胞增多。

遗传性过敏是病因之一,患者本人及其家族中成员对某些外在物质的敏 感性往往高于正常人。据统计显示,双亲皆有“异位性”症候群,约70%后代也遗传“异位性”。若父母中仅一方见“异位性”,则子女大致半数遗传“异位 性”。然而在“异位性”病人中,还有40%的父母未发现“异位性”征候。 Continue reading
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17
Jan
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Fast food might cause allergic conditions such as Asthma, Hay Fever and Eczema, Research

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According to a recent research which was published and recognized in the British Medical Journal’s respiratory journal Thorax, youngsters and teenagers who are fond of fast food consumption are more likely to develop asthma, eczema and hay fever


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13
Nov
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Genetic basis for atopic dermatitis found

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Researchers at Oregon State University have made new discoveries about the genetic substrate of atopic dermatitis. It was found that inadequate Ctip2, a protein that has genetic functions, may trigger the disease through several mechanisms. These findings may provide new therapeutic targets for treating dermatitis.

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11
Nov
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Health Promotion Board - Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)

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Atopic dermatitis or Eczema is a skin condition that frequently occurs in young children, although it may start in young adults and can continue into adult life.

Itching of the skin can be caused by irritants, infections, allergies and stress.

Avoiding allergens such as animal dander, dust mites and cockroaches can improve atopic dermatitis. Eliminating foods to which a person is allergic will also result in the improvement of the eczema.

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09
Nov
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Asthma, Eczema and Hay Fever may be linked to fast food

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Teenagers and young children who eat fast food could be increasing their risk of developing asthma, eczema and hay fever, according to a study published Monday in the British Medical Journal's respiratory journal Thorax.

The International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) study used written questionnaires completed by 319,196 13-  and 14-year-olds from 51 countries and by the parents of 181,631 6- and 7-year-olds in 31 countries.  They were asked if they had symptoms of the three conditions and about their weekly diet - including the types of foods they ate over the last year, and how often.

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09
Nov
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Eczema Association of Austrasia - Tons of Resources

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Need to know everything about Eczema in Australia and Asia? Check out Eczema Assoication of Austrasia website.

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09
Sep
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Are Organic Foods Safer or Healthier Than Conventional Alternatives? A Systematic Review

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alert_12_iconThe health benefits of organic foods are unclear. To review evidence comparing the health effects of organic and conventional foods. MEDLINE (January 1966 to May 2011), EMBASE, CAB Direct, Agricola, TOXNET, Cochrane Library (January 1966 to May 2009), and bibliographies of retrieved articles. English-language reports of comparisons of organically and conventionally grown food or of populations consuming these foods. 17 studies in humans and 223 studies of nutrient and contaminant levels in foods met inclusion criteria.

 


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Crystal Smith-Spangler, Margaret L. Brandeau, Grace E. Hunter,  et al.  (2012). Are Organic Foods Safer or Healthier Than Conventional Alternatives? A Systematic Review.  Annals of Internal Medicine. 2012;157:348-366. Continue reading
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Jul
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Immunosuppressive effects of fish oil and flaxseed oil

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Alert_11_iconThe omega-6 fatty acids are the predominant polyunsaturated fats. The omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids are metabolically distinct and have opposing physiologic functions. Animal and human studies support the hypothesis that omega-3 PUFA suppress cell mediated immune responses. The increased omega-6/omega-3 ratio in Western diets most likely contributes to an increased incidence of cardiovascular disease and inflammatory disorders.


 

Reference:
Virella G, Fourspring K, Hyman B, Haskill-Stroud R, Long L, Virella I, La Via M, Gross AJ, Lopes-Virella M. (1991). Immunosuppressive effects of fish oil in normal human volunteers: correlation with the in vitro effects of eicosapentanoic acid on human lymphocytes. Clinical Immunology and Immunopathology. 1991 Nov;61(2 Pt 1):161-76.

Park HJ, Park JS, Hayek MG, Reinhart GA, Chew BP. (2011). Dietary fish oil and flaxseed oil suppress inflammation and immunity in cats. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 2011 Jun 15;141(3-4):301-6. doi: 10.1016/j.vetimm.2011.02.024. Epub 2011 Mar 6.

Simopoulos AP. (2002). Omega-3 fatty acids in inflammation and autoimmune diseases. Journal of the American College of Nutrition. 2002 Dec;21(6):495-505.

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May
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Eczema / Psoriasis Website Links

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A selection of useful eczema / psoriasis website links and resources.

 

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10
May
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Atopic Dermatitis vs. Contact Dermatitis

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Q: I have been trying to find out the difference between atopic dermatitis and contact dermatitis. I have noticed a rash, severe at times while wearing certain clothing. It is usually around my feet and ankles. The rash goes away after removing the clothing and boots and never occurs in my normal clothing. Any information you may have will be beneficial.

 

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