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Potent, unregulated steroid creams readily available in U.S.

Potent, unregulated steroid creams readily available in U.S. 1

(HealthDay)—Potent prescription-strength topical corticosteroids without a prescription (PSTCw/oP) are readily available in many U.S. cities, according to a letter to the editor published in the February issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. Rebecca S. Kimyon, from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, and colleagues investigated the …

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    Study explains why some creams and cosmetics may cause skin rashes

    Study explains why some creams and cosmetics may cause skin rashes 2

    The binary crystal structure of CD1a (grey). Farnesol in purple and the compound β2m in cyan. Credit: Nicolai et al., Sci. Immunol. 5, eaax5430 (2020) Allergic reactions in the skin can be caused by many different chemical compounds in creams, cosmetics, and other consumer products, but how they trigger the …

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