rich emollient used in the management of eczema, psoriasis and other dry skin conditions.

Monthly Archives: September 2010

Antimicrobial Use Could End Misery Of Eczema Flare-Up For Millions Of Sufferers In The UK


The most common cause of a flare-up in atopic eczema is a bacterium known as Staphylococcus aureus. Despite growing scientific evidence that Staphylococcus aureus makes atopic eczema worse and hinders healing, a survey conducted by YouGov in August 2010 amongst … Continue reading


Doing Good for Others is Good for Your Health


It’s official, doing good for others is good for your health. New research has uncovered what’s been called the ‘helper’s halo’ – the ability to lower stress, increase happiness levels, boost self esteem and reduce anger, simply by being more … Continue reading


Liquorice Soothes Eczema Symptoms


A new rub-on herbal gel known as A-1 Cool, which amongst other things contains liquorice, could be used to tackle eczema. The gel will help cool and moisturise the skin, plus ease any itching. For more information about eczema click … Continue reading