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Singapore research team finds info in a third of eczema apps inconsistent with guidelines
A third of eczema management mobile applications provide information that does not agree with international treatment and condition guidelines, a study led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has found. (2019-06-11)
A common skin bacterium put children with severe eczema at higher risk of food allergy
In a new study published today in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, scientists from King's College London have found that young children with severe eczema infected with Staphylococcus aureus (SA) bacterium, are at a higher risk of developing a food allergy. (2019-05-31)
Hispanic and black children more likely to miss school due to eczema than white children
In a study that highlights racial disparities in the everyday impact of eczema, new research shows Hispanic and black children are more likely than white children to miss school due to the chronic skin disease. (2019-05-22)
Skin patch shows promise for children with milk-induced eosinophilic esophagitis
A new study from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia finds that a skin patch may be useful in treating children with a painful, chronic condition called eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) triggered by milk. (2019-05-22)
Common food additive found to affect gut microbiota
Experts call for better regulation of a common additive in foods and medicine, as research reveals it can impact the gut microbiota and contribute to inflammation in the colon, which could trigger diseases such as inflammatory bowel diseases and colorectal cancer. (2019-05-13)
How scratching may prime children with eczema for food allergy and anaphylaxis
Eczema, a chronic itchy inflammatory skin disease, affects about 15 percent of U.S. children. (2019-04-30)
Massachusetts General study finds women pay more for over-the-counter moisturizers
A study from dermatologists at Massachusetts General Hospital finds significant, gender-based price discrepancies in facial moisturizing products at three top online retailers - Amazon, Target, and Walmart. (2019-04-29)
Large genome-wide association study is first to focus on both child and adult asthma
Asthma, a common respiratory disease that causes wheezing, coughing and shortness of breath, is the most prevalent chronic respiratory disease worldwide. (2019-04-26)
Skin diseases are more common than we think
Skin diseases are ranked as the fourth most common cause of human illness, but many affected people do not consult a physician. (2019-03-20)
Moms of kids with eczema report sleep troubles
Eczema (atopic dermatitis) is a common childhood condition and this study reports sleep disturbances were common among mothers of children with eczema. (2019-03-20)
New potential approach to treat atopic dermatitis
How does the immune system respond to fungi on our skin? (2019-03-18)
Environmental variables may influence B cell development and allergies in children
An analysis of a birth cohort containing 51 newborns followed from infancy through the first three years of life has linked mutations in antibodies to a heightened risk of allergic diseases such as eczema. (2019-02-27)
Exclusive breastfeeding lowers odds of some schoolchildren having eczema
Children exclusively breastfed for the first three months of life had significantly lower odds of having eczema at age 6 compared with peers who were not breastfed or were breastfed for less time, according to preliminary research presented during the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 2019 Annual Meeting. (2019-02-23)
Scientists identify unique subtype of eczema linked to food allergy
Atopic dermatitis, also known as allergic eczema, affects nearly 20 percent of children, 30 percent of whom also have food allergies. (2019-02-20)
Research shows hidden fire risk of emollients
New research carried out by forensic scientists at Anglia Ruskin University has shown that commonly-used emollients can pose a significant fire risk once they have dried on fabric such as clothing and bedding. (2019-02-04)
Teens keep active despite asthma or eczema, study finds
A fresh look by the University of Bristol at how teenagers are affected by their asthma, eczema or obesity has some reassuring findings published in BMJ Open today (Monday 21 January). (2019-01-21)
Researchers raise bar for successful management of severe atopic dermatitis
A team of investigators from the University of Colorado College of Nursing at CU Anschutz Medical Campus and National Jewish Health has identified comprehensive guidelines for managing severe atopic dermatitis (AD), the most common form of eczema. (2019-01-15)
UC San Diego researchers identify how skin ages, loses fat and immunity
Some dermal fibroblasts can convert into fat cells that reside under the dermis, giving skin a youthful look and producing peptides that fight infections. (2018-12-26)
Yale experts treat severe, disfiguring sarcoidosis with novel therapy
An all-Yale team of researchers successfully treated a patient with disfiguring sarcoidosis, a chronic disease that can affect multiple organs, with a drug approved for rheumatoid arthritis. (2018-12-26)
Using light to stop itch
Itch is easily one of the most annoying sensations. For chronic skin diseases like eczema, it's a major symptom. (2018-12-17)
Are suicidal thoughts, attempts more likely in people with eczema?
Eczema (atopic dermatitis) is a chronic inflammatory skin disease that affects millions of adults and children and has been associated with depression and anxiety. (2018-12-12)
Balneo-phototherapy: Studies now show greater benefit also in atopic eczema
For psoriasis, it has been known since 2007 that UV light therapy should be combined with brine baths. (2018-11-29)
The Center for the Study of Itch reviews what causes chronic itching and scratching
Relentless itch is a feature of many skin disorders, such as eczema and psoriasis, but the cause of this itch -- and what drives us to scratch -- is somewhat mysterious. (2018-11-21)
Your severe eczema may best be treated by allergy shots
A medically-challenging case found that allergy shots provided significant benefits to the eczema symptoms suffered by a 48-year-old man. (2018-11-16)
Eczema drug restores hair growth in patient with longstanding alopecia
Massachusetts General Hospital physicians describe how their 13-year-old patient with alopecia totalis -- a total lack of scalp hair -- along with eczema, experienced significant hair regrowth while being treated with dupilumab. (2018-10-10)
Deciphering the link between skin allergies and the gut microbiota
Over the last few years, scientists have discovered connections between gut microbiota imbalances and various diseases. (2018-09-25)
New study shows eczema in African-Americans is more difficult to treat
A new study suggests that African-Americans may face a greater struggle to find effective therapies for atopic dermatitis than European-Americans. (2018-09-14)
What is shared decision-making and how does it work for allergists?
A new article published in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, walks allergists and other health care practitioners through the steps involved in shared decision-making (SDM). (2018-09-07)
Bee venom may help treat eczema
Bee venom and its major component, melittin, may be effective treatments for atopic dermatitis (or eczema), according to a British Journal of Pharmacology study. (2018-09-06)
Mutations in this molecule may have helped mammoths tolerate the cold
Columbia University biomedical researchers have captured close-up views of TRPV3, a skin-cell ion channel that plays important roles in sensing temperature, itch, and pain. (2018-08-24)
Cancer patients may experience delayed skin effects of anti-PD-1 therapy
Cancer patients receiving anti-PD-1 therapies who develop lesions, eczema, psoriasis, or other forms of auto-immune diseases affecting the skin may experience those adverse reactions on a delay -- sometimes even after treatment has concluded. (2018-07-18)
Study shows painful eczema symptoms negatively impact quality of life
A new study published in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology shows that eczema symptoms can have a profoundly negative impact on quality of life for those who suffer -- even worse than for those with common chronic illnesses like heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure. (2018-07-16)
Consumption of fast food linked with asthma and other allergic diseases
A new Respirology review and analysis of published studies reveals a link between fast food consumption and an increased likelihood of having asthma, wheeze, and several other allergic diseases such as pollen fever, eczema, and rhino-conjunctivitis. (2018-07-05)
Flipping the switch on itch
Researchers have pinpointed a particular neuropeptide associated with transmitting itch signals in mice with atopic dermatitis. (2018-06-13)
Severe eczema in adults may increase risk of cardiovascular disease
Adults with severe eczema could face an increased risk of experiencing non-fatal cardiovascular disease, according to the largest ever study to examine the link, published in the BMJ. (2018-05-23)
Eczema drug effective against severe asthma
Two new studies of patients with difficult-to-control asthma show that the eczema drug dupilumab alleviates asthma symptoms and improves patients' ability to breathe better than standard therapies. (2018-05-21)
Ozone exposure at birth increases risk of asthma development
A long-term study of the health of Canadian children has found that exposure to ozone (O3), a common air pollutant, at birth was associated with an 82 percent increased risk of developing asthma by age three. (2018-05-20)
New study reveals how electronic health records can benefit clinical trials
A new study by Swansea University academics has indicated that the Secure Anonymised Information Linkage (SAIL) Databank can provide a simple, cost-effective way to follow-up after the completion of randomized controlled trials (RCTs). (2018-05-16)
Bacteria therapy for eczema shows promise in NIH study
Topical treatment with live Roseomonas mucosa--a bacterium naturally present on the skin--was safe for adults and children with atopic dermatitis (eczema) and was associated with reduced disease severity, according to initial findings from an ongoing early-phase clinical trial at the National Institutes of Health. (2018-05-03)
Trial finds no benefit of bath emollients beyond standard eczema care for children
Emollient bath additives provide no meaningful benefit when used in addition to standard eczema care in children, finds a trial published by The BMJ today. (2018-05-02)
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