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Nearly one-third of people with atopic dermatitis report depression/anxiety

A new survey from the National Eczema Association shows atopic dermatitis is more than skin deep

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Advocating for eczema = opportunity of a lifetime

A college student passionate about patient rights had October declared Eczema Awareness Month in her home state of Louisiana, then took on Congress in Washington, D.C.

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An Open Letter to Showrunner Rob Long of CBS’s Kevin Can Wait

On behalf of the more than 30 million Americans with eczema, I want to impress upon you that this disease is no joke. For millions, eczema is a life-changing disease – one that is unpredictable, uncomfortable and often uncontrollable.

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NEA Celebrates Another Win for Access to New Atopic Dermatitis Therapy Dupixent

ICER, a nonprofit that conducts independent reviews on clinical effectiveness and value of treatments, found Dupixent to be a “high value” drug for adults with atopic dermatitis.

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American Academy of Dermatology 2017 Annual Meeting Highlights

Atopic dermatitis is a hot field of study. Here’s some highlights on eczema research and care from this year’s AAD meeting.

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2017 NEA Research Grants Focus on Sleep and Pain in Atopic Dermatitis

To find out more about why and how pain and sleep problems affect people with atopic dermatitis, the National Eczema Association funded three studies in these areas as part of its 2017 Research Grant Program.

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Shining a Light on the Seriousness of Atopic Dermatitis and New Treatment Options

ICER is an independent, nonprofit organization that evaluates treatments for serious diseases such as cancer, multiple sclerosis and psoriasis, and develops recommendations about the cost and access that drug makers and payers use to help determine final pricing and coverage.

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According to a new Understand AD survey of 505 American adults (18 years of age and older) who self-reported being diagnosed with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis, results show that the disease goes beyond physical signs and symptoms and negatively impacts their lives socially and psychologically.

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Eczema Affects A Child’s School Experience

With so many children living with eczema, we wanted to hear from our members how eczema directly impacts the quality of life of their school-age children, and their entire family.

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Thank you to all who participated in this year’s Itching for a Cure walk in LA! More than 100 people across the US joined NEA either virtually or on the UCLA campus to raise over $65,000 to drive research and funding toward a cure for eczema. By stepping together, participants sent a powerful message that […]

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