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February 5, 2015 – The WAO guideline panel determined that there is a likely net benefit from using probiotics resulting primarily from prevention of eczema.

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February 5, 2015 – Children with AD should be tested for contact allergy more often, especially in situation with therapy resistance and severe dermatitis, since this may indicate allergic contact dermatitis.

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February 2, 2015 – Recent research suggests that many cases that appeared to be psychosomatic are actually caused by neuropathic pain related to the small nerve fibers in the skin.

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January 30, 2015 – New research in mice shows that the immune system in the skin develops distinct responses to the various microbes that naturally colonize the skin, referred to as commensals.

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January 12, 2015 – “Childhood eczema is not associated with short stature overall, although severe disease with prominent sleep disturbance is associated with higher odds of short stature in early adolescence,” the Northwestern University researchers wrote.

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January 12, 2015 – Sleeping on animal fur in the first three months of life might reduce the risk of asthma in later childhood a new study has found.

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January 9, 2014 – A basic skin care regimen should focus on the fundamental aspects of atopic dermatitis. In atopic dermatitis there’s a skin barrier function problem.

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January 9, 2015 – NEA asked this question on Facebook recently: In order for prescription medications to be most effective, a proper bathing and moisturizing regimen is required. What’s your bathing and moisturizing routine?
Here’s what people had to say:

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January 6, 2015 – For the first time, a team led by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has proven that atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema, is an immune-driven (autoimmune) disease.

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December 18, 2014 – Twice-weekly proactive maintenance therapy with 0.1% tacrolimus ointment in adults with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis resulted in dramatic improvement in self-reported quality of life in a 12-month observational study.

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