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Effect of Moisturizing Creams on Skin Barrier Function

2014-08-27 03:27:02 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled bilateral study on the effect of moisturizing creams on skin barrier function. The hypothesis is that a new active emulsion has a better influence on skin barrier function comapred to its placebo.

Study Design

N/A

Conditions

Atopic Eczema

Intervention

urea/lactic acid, Placebo

Location

Sophiahemmet
Stockholm
Sweden
114 86

Status

Recruiting

Source

ACO Hud Nordic AB

Results (where available)

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