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Save Your Skin From The Ravages Of Cold Weather

Winter can be hard on your skin, but you can take steps to keep it soft and supple, dermatologists say. "When the weather changes, your skin care products should, too. For most of us, dry skin makes an appearance in the winter due to changes in temperature and humidity, so you need to think about appropriate skin care formulations," said Dr. Rajani Katta. 

Probiotic Gives Long-Term Protection Against Childhood Eczema

Giving a probiotic supplement to pregnant mothers and their infants significantly reduce the chances of a child developing eczema for the first 11 years of their life, researchers have shown.

The probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus (HN001) given to mothers at a late stage of pregnancy and while breastfeeding, and then to their babies from birth until the age of two years, cut the children's rate of developing eczema in half.