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Dermatitis is an infection of the skin. The skin may become itchy and progress to a bumpy red rash that may become tender. There may also be pus-filled blisters that are usually found surrounding hair follicles.
Immune system protein LL-37 critical in controlling replication of vaccinia virus

Immune system protein LL-37 critical in controlling replication of vaccinia virus

Potential therapeutic targets against serious side effects of smallpox vaccine

Potential therapeutic targets against serious side effects of smallpox vaccine

Gene discovered that causes dry skin and leads to eczema and asthma

Gene discovered that causes dry skin and leads to eczema and asthma

Hand eczema caused by soaps in the workplace may lead to unemployment or prolonged sick leaves

Hand eczema caused by soaps in the workplace may lead to unemployment or prolonged sick leaves

Researchers to investigate links between asthma and genes

Researchers to investigate links between asthma and genes

Study reveals most common causes of allergic contact dermatitis

Study reveals most common causes of allergic contact dermatitis

Topical therapies show promise for Psoriasis

Topical therapies show promise for Psoriasis

Study shows new atopic dermatitis therapy significantly delays onset of flares

Study shows new atopic dermatitis therapy significantly delays onset of flares

Clinical study of MDX-010/MDX-1379 combination shows durable responses in patients with metastatic melanoma

Clinical study of MDX-010/MDX-1379 combination shows durable responses in patients with metastatic melanoma

Protopic and Elidel may cause cancer

Protopic and Elidel may cause cancer

Use of herbal supplements in women is increasing

Use of herbal supplements in women is increasing

Common clinical problem, Rosacea

Common clinical problem, Rosacea

Exercise and dietary changes vital in taking and keeping off weight that is associated with many chronic health problems

Exercise and dietary changes vital in taking and keeping off weight that is associated with many chronic health problems

At-home hand dermatitis treatment with oral medication and use of a portable tanning effective treatment for hand eczema

At-home hand dermatitis treatment with oral medication and use of a portable tanning effective treatment for hand eczema

Oral medication alitretinoin effective in treating moderate or severe hand dermatitis

Oral medication alitretinoin effective in treating moderate or severe hand dermatitis

Youki spray halts the spread of superbug MRSA bacterium

Youki spray halts the spread of superbug MRSA bacterium

Fathers' genes play an equal part in the spread of eczema

Fathers' genes play an equal part in the spread of eczema

Babies born by Caesarean section may be at greater risk of diarrhoea

Babies born by Caesarean section may be at greater risk of diarrhoea

Australian researchers hunt for eczema genes

Australian researchers hunt for eczema genes

Bone marrow produces cells that permanently heal wounds

Bone marrow produces cells that permanently heal wounds