Announcements & Events

November 17, 2016 – This year, more than 450 people joined NEA on two successful Itching for a Cure (IFAC) Walks in Chicago, IL and Los Angeles, CA. Together, we raised nearly $120,000 to improve the quality of life for individuals with eczema through research, support, and education.

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Erase the stigma of eczema Our boys Dylan (4) and Dean (2) suffer from eczema. We constantly wonder if our sons will be bullied or teased about their skin, and worry about what that could do to their self esteem and confidence. Talking about Itching for a Cure and our walk team helps people understand […]

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August 20, 2015 – The National Eczema Association’s Eczema: Tools for School is a kit designed to help parents and educators give children with eczema the best possible school experience.

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August 17, 2015 – The National Eczema Association (NEA) is pleased to share news about a potential new topical non-steroidal treatment for mild-to-moderate eczema that you, the National Eczema Association community, helped make possible.

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July 20, 2015 – Early nutrition and adiposity have been linked to atopic dermatitis (AD) development.

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July 20, 2015 – Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have successfully treated patients with moderate to severe eczema using a rheumatoid arthritis drug.

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July 13, 2015 – Anacor Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Top-Line Results From Two Phase 3 Pivotal Studies of Crisaborole Topical Ointment, 2% in Patients With Mild-to-Moderate Atopic Dermatitis.

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June 16,2015 – Dermatologists have long known that available treatments for chronic itch, including eczema, are simply not up to scratch. But scientists have now discovered a new gene that promotes itch, suggesting a way forward for powerful new therapies.

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June 8, 2015 – I have been a part of the eczema community, and the NEA Board of Directors, for many years I never thought I would see the day when hope and opportunity would converge and we would see a promising future for eczema on the horizon. That day is now!

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May 29, 2015 – Linalyl acetate, a fragrance chemical that is one of the main constituents of the essential oil of lavender, is not on the list of allergenic compounds pursuant to the EU Cosmetics Directive. Thus, it does not need to be declared on cosmetic products sold within the EU. Recent studies at the University of Gothenburg have shown that linalyl acetate can cause allergic eczema.

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