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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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Merging traditional and alternative therapies for eczema relief

Integrative medicine is gaining traction in the health care field, specifically the idea of balancing conventional treatments with complementary therapies for a whole-body approach to treating eczema.

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Biologics may show greater risk for infection than systemics

Off-label use of biologic treatments for atopic dermatitis may double the risk for serious infection compared to systemic treatments, researchers found.

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Dupixent approved for treating eczema patients aged 12 to 17

The first biologic for treating moderate to severe atopic dermatitis was just approved for teens.

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