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Laughter is the best tonic for baby’s skin

Laughing could be the best cure for itchy and irritating skin conditions such as eczema in babies and infants, according to a new study published in June in New Scientist magazine. BY Amy Anderson 4 July, 2007 The study proved that babies with atopic eczema suffered less serious skin reactions if their mothers watched a funny film before breast-feeding. […]

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Put down the hoover – it might help your child’s skin!

A dirty house could be beneficial to children’s skin, according to a new study. BY Amy Anderson 4 July, 2007 The study, carried out at the Arizona Respiratory Centre in the US and presented at American Thoracic Society in May, has found that a bacteria present in common house dust could help prevent the development of eczema and asthma […]

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Probiotics may help reduce childhood eczema

Women who take probiotics while pregnant could help reduce the likelihood of their child developing eczema, according to a new study. BY Amy Anderson 4 July, 2007 The study, carried out at Linkoping University Hospital in Sweden and published in the May edition of the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, was on expectant mothers with a […]

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