Eczema in the News

January 28, 2016 – David Margolis, MD, PhD, from the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, is conducting a NIH funded research project evaluating the association between genetic variation and atopic dermatitis.

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January 11, 2016 – Itching is one of the hallmark symptoms of a number of skin diseases. Although a variety of treatments are available for itch, nonetheless this symptom can be difficult to treat for both patients and providers.

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January 11, 2016 – Eczema research continues to shed new light on several aspects of this chronic condition. NEA asked Dr. Friedman to help us understand a bit more about a particularly exciting aspect of emerging science.

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January 8, 2015 – Increasingly, the concept of leaky gut is being touted by alternative and holistic practitioners as being fundamentally important in many chronic illnesses.

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January 5, 2016 – This study examined the relationship between food allergies and atopic dermatitis (AD) and assessed whether food-antigen-specific immunoglobulin E (sIgE) levels predict food allergy development.

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December 28, 2015 – Children with asthma face a higher risk of developing shingles from the herpes zoster virus, new research from Mayo Clinic found.

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December 18, 2015 – Melatonin might improve sleep patterns for children with atopic dermatitis (AD), according to research published online Nov. 16 in JAMA Pediatrics.

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December 11, 2015 – Atopic disease is associated with chronic inflammation, food allergen avoidance, and use of systemic immunosuppressant medications. All these factors have been shown to be associated with anemia.

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December 11, 2015 – Retail prices of 19 brand-name prescription drugs for dermatologic conditions ranging from acne to cancer increased fivefold on average between 2009 and 2015, according to a study that adds new fuel to the burgeoning debate over the cost of medicines.

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December 11, 2015 – To study the out-of-pocket costs, health care access and utilization in adult eczema in the United States.

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