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The bacterial culprit that drives atopic dermatitis

The relationship between atopic dermatitis and Staphylococcus aureus is longstanding and complex. A Dutch company is investing in a new technology that targets staph to help reduce disease severity.

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Researchers investigate Dupixent side effects

In addition to conjunctivitis, a widely reported side effect of the atopic dermatitis biologic Dupixent (dupilumab), researchers report that eosinophilia and facial eczema could also be side effects.

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Has Dupixent delivered on its promise? The eczema community offers honest feedback

More than two years after the FDA’s approval of the first biologic treatment for atopic dermatitis, many patients taking Dupixent report dramatic improvement in their symptoms and quality of life.

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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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California dermatologist pioneers a simple, non-prescription treatment for atopic dermatitis

While not a cure, Orliderm™ has brought relief to hundreds of children and adults with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis.

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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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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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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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Low-dose Naltrexone for atopic dermatitis?

Dermatologists discuss the potential efficacy of prescribing an opioid antagonist to address the problem of itch in atopic dermatitis.

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AD topical cream Jakafi moving on to phase 3 clinical trial

A new, nonsteroidal topical cream for AD called Jakafi (ruxolitinib) may soon hit pharmacy shelves.

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