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A molecule in your skin may explain why some cosmetics cause rashes

Some skin creams trigger immune responses and we are closer to understanding whySimarik/Getty Images A protein in our skin may explain why cosmetic products cause rashes – and also potentially provides clues to prevent such reactions. Annemieke de Jong at Columbia University, New York, and her colleagues wanted to work out why allergens in perfumes,… Read More »

What can cause back pain and nausea?

Some common causes of back pain and nausea include: Stomach virus or food poisoning Share on PinterestA person with back pain and nausea may be experiencing a stomach virus or food poisoning. Gastroenteritis causes pain and inflammation in the stomach as the result of an infection. Several different types of infection can cause gastroenteritis, including… Read More »

Treatments for leading cause of blindness generate $0.9 to $3 billion in patient, economic benefit

Wet age-related macular degeneration, or wAMD, is one of the leading causes of blindness in the U.S. Breakthrough treatments come with a steep price tag and treatment burden for the patient, but a new study suggests their benefits to patient health and society would top billions of dollars, or more, if adherence could be improved.… Read More »

CDC says it’s made a breakthrough in finding possible cause of deadly vaping illness

U.S. health officials finally have a potential breakthrough in the vaping illness outbreak that’s killed at least 39 people, narrowing in on vitamin E acetate as a “potential toxin of concern,” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said Friday. The compound used in supplements, cosmetics and some vaping products was detected in all 29… Read More »