New Eczema Treatment

New Eczema Treatment

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 171 , Segment 6

Episode: Inmate Release, Maltreated Children, China's Child Policy

  • Nov 3, 2015 10:00 pm
  • 15:04 mins

Guest: Arup Indra, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Pharmaceutial Sciences at Oregon State University  The onset of cooler temperatures also means the onset of irritated skin for many people – dry, cracked hands or heels. Eczema can be brought on by seasonal changes or exposure to irritating chemicals. Dr. Arup Indra has been a pioneer in getting to the bottom of skin conditions like eczema. Several years ago he discovered a gene that plays a part. Now he’s come up with a treatment approach that goes beyond the standard "here, try this lotion" that makes people with eczema so weary.

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