Category: General News
Posted on Tuesday, 08 July 2014,
By Loren Grush - Fox News
An alternative treatment known as “wet wrap therapy” may effectively heal children suffering from the skin condition eczema.
First described in 1987 by researcher Noreen Nicol, wet wrap therapy involves dressing and wrapping children in wet clothing, in order to better heal their irritated skin. Now, in a new study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, researchers at National Jewish Health in Denver have put the therapy to the test, finding that wet wraps can have profound effects.