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July 10, 2015 – Eczema can be challenging any time of year. Here are some tips for managing eczema during the summer from people just like you, friends on NEA’s Facebook page.
March 10, 2015 – There seem to be three major reasons why patients seek alternative medicine for atopic dermatitis: First, we simply don’t yet have a cure for this disease. Second, we can’t yet clearly explain why this disease occurs. While doctors try hard to describe factors that play a role in atopic dermatitis, such as cytokines and inflammatory cells, we still can’t pinpoint the root of the disease. Third, the outcomes of conventional atopic dermatitis treatments are not always consistent, and sometimes they are perceived as being unsafe.
March 5, 2015 – Check out this NPR piece on an important new study about how eczema affects the lives of people who have it by NEA Scientific Advisory Committee member Jonathan Silverberg, MD. Data from this study demonstrates the burden of living with eczema, which helps further the case for more eczema research.
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:
December 15, 2014 – Patients on subcutaneous dupilumab at 300 mg once weekly showed nearly an 80% reduction from baseline in Eczema Area and Severity Index scores after 16 weeks of treatment.
November 20, 2014 – Contact Dermatitis (CD) is a term used to describe the itchy skin reaction that can occur following topical contact (and sometimes oral, or airborne) with allergy-producing chemicals in the environment.
November 5, 2014 – NEA asked this question on Facebook recently: What are your tips for seborrheic dermatitis? Here’s what people had to say:
The National Eczema Association (NEA) no longer considers products that contain fragrance or perfume for inclusion in the Seal of Acceptance program. Products eligible for the NEA Seal of Acceptance are those that have been created or intended for use by persons with eczema or sensitive skin conditions.