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November 5, 2014 – Seborrheic dermatitis is a common skin condition that affects the areas of the body that have a high density of oil-producing (sebaceous) glands. It affects 1 to 5 percent of the general population, and often has a chronic, relapsing course.
May 9, 2014 – The National Eczema Association (NEA) research program offers grants to established and new investigators in the field. This research ultimately benefits patients with eczema by providing much needed data to scientists, physicians and pharmaceutical companies.
April 10, 2014 – The investigational drug REGN668, a monoclonal antibody that modulates interleukins 4 and 13, significantly improved overall quality of life and pruritus in patients with severe, longstanding atopic dermatitis.
April 3, 2014 – Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a common skin disease characterized by recurrent episodes of itching. Genetic variation associated with the persistence of AD has not been described for African American subjects.
April 2, 2014 – Although eczema, or “atopic dermatitis,” often begins during childhood, the new study found that kids with eczema will likely experience flare-ups into their 20s. In some cases, the researchers added, people could be dealing with the skin ailment throughout their lifetime.
April 2, 2014 – There is evidence to suggest an association between prenatal maternal stress and the development of asthma or other atopic diseases in offspring. Yet, insights on the lasting effect of multiple, common prenatal stressors are rare, and the effects of prenatal timing are poorly understood.
April 1, 2014 – Clinical studies. Medical research. Human Trials. For researchers in the field of emerging science, these methods of clinical inquiry can conjure thoughts of exciting breakthroughs, life-enriching cures for widespread diseases, or maybe even a discovery so significant that it gets named for the investigating doctor.
March 24, 2014 – There are few studies on psychosocial problems in adolescents with eczema. We performed a cross-sectional, questionnaire-based study to explore the relationship of suicidal ideation, mental health problems, and social functioning with eczema.
March 22, 2014 – Topical therapy is usually of limited benefit in the treatment of severe atopic dermatitis (AD), and the need for a safe and effective systemic treatment may be required in certain cases especially in children.
March 12, 2014 – Coconut fatty acids diethanolamide is a surface-active derivative of coconut oil that is used in industrial, household and cosmetic products. Cocamide DEA contact allergy has been reported relatively seldom.