Does your child have eczema?

The University of Nottingham are running a clinical trial of clothes designed for kids with eczema, entitled CLOTHES

The CLOTHES (Clothing for the Relief of Eczema Symptoms) will involve 300 children with moderate or severe eczema. It will be looking at specialist clothes that have been designed for treating the skin condition, their effectiveness, and whether they live up to their claims.

Eczema

DreamSkin Health, from the same people as Nike’s Dri-Fit and Adidas’ ClimaTeam, is one of two manufacturers who are supporting the trial.

DreamSkin Health’s self-developed patented polymer is applied to the highest quality silk, which forms two componants; a hydrophobic element which acts as an external barrier effect against irritants, and a hydrophilic element that provides a moisture retaining and enhancing property. In other words, special powers to (hopefully) help eczema…Watch this space for results.

If you think your child would be eligible for the trail, Nottingham University would like to hear from you. Either call on 0115 8844938, email them at clothes@nottingham.ac.uk, or go through their website : www.nottingham.ac.uk/clothes

< Back

Also in this week’s magazine

Vitamins-health-experts-FEATURED.jpg
Expert Chat

50 supplements these health experts take themselves

We asked Healthista's team of experts - including a GP, gynaecologist, nutritionist, physiotherapist and beauty experts - the supplements they can't live without

causes of hair loss FEATURED
Expert Chat

Why is my hair falling out? 5 causes of hair loss and exactly what to do

From stress to hormones, Olivia Hartland-Robbins finds out exactly why hair loss happens and what really helps

Skin

The eczema diet – 5 foods that can help your flaky skin

From probiotics to turmeric, certain foods can help lower the inflammatory response that triggers dry, itchy, and flaky skin 

9 natural ways to get a better night's sleep FEATURED
Sleep

9 natural insomnia remedies to help you sleep better tonight

Whether you're worried about that virus or general life pressures are mounting, there seems to be a lot of insomnia about right now - these natural fixes will help

organic shower gels feature
Skin

9 best organic shower gels for sensitive skin

The kind to both the planet and your skin - and they smell delicious

tweakments - healthista FEATURED
Smart Ageing

Tweakments – the anti-ageing treatments no one will ever guess you’ve had

Subtle enhancements that give your skin a glow without looking done, tweakments are all the rage, says beauty expert Alice-Hart Davis explains

Latest Video Series

Healthista-footer

Wellness Weekly

I agree to my personal data being stored and used to receive the Healthista newsletter.

Top