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Research

Swiss scientists identify link between skin fungi imbalance, atopic dermatitis

The Swiss scientists theorized that the same immune cells that protect us against the normally harmless Malassezia fungus might also play a fundamental role in triggering atopic dermatitis.

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Two new atopic dermatitis biologics show promising results in phase IIb clinical trials

Galderma’s nemolizumab and Dermira’s lebrikizumab are two new biologics for atopic dermatitis that are working their way toward FDA approval.

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Sleep disturbances, exhaustion common among mothers of eczema children

A NEA-funded study found that mothers of children with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis are more likely to experience sleep loss and caregiver fatigue.

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Colorado researchers urge raising the bar for treating severe eczema

The researchers suggest doctors combine basic skincare techniques with cutting-edge treatments to maximize the well-being of their patients.

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The FDA is rethinking the timing of pediatric clinical trials

Historically, pediatric atopic dermatitis patients have been excluded from the early stages of the drug development process, but this soon may change.

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Study finds increased risk of cardiovascular disease for people with atopic dermatitis

A large-scale study conducted in the United Kingdom concluded that people with severe atopic dermatitis may be at an increased risk for cardiovascular disease.

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Researchers identify link between atopic dermatitis and suicidal thoughts, behavior

Research studies reveal that people with atopic dermatitis are more likely to harbor suicidal thoughts than those without the disease.

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It’s time for our annual treatment roundup

In the “Golden Age of Eczema,” people with atopic dermatitis have more treatment options than ever before, with even more drugs making their way to pharmacy shelves.

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Eczema infants face double whammy of related health conditions

Research reveals children with atopic dermatitis under age 2 are at greater risk for asthma and allergies.

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Can probiotics help kids with atopic dermatitis?

New evidence shows that Lactobacillus-containing probiotic strains may reduce disease severity in children age 3 and under.

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