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November 17, 2016 – For many years there were few treatment options available for people with eczema, including for those with a severe and chronic form of eczema, atopic dermatitis (AD). Today, there are more than 40 new therapies in development, some of which may come to market soon, and new clinical trials are getting underway on a regular basis. One […]

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November 17, 2016 – 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. The results, unveiled during Eczema Awareness Month, […]

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October 28, 2016 – Did you know that 1 in 10 children in the US have eczema? With so many children struggling to live 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. So this past August, we asked NEA parents […]

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October 18, 2016 – Joanna Dobos is the mother of 4 sons who have severe eczema. While her children face various challenges in managing their eczema symptoms, she has also focused on their self-esteem. “It is very important to help my boys learn to accept themselves,” she said. Last spring her youngest son asked her to […]

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October 18, 2016 – For the first time in decades, new drugs and therapies that may provide real relief for anyone living with eczema are close to being available. For many, this is a time of unprecedented hope. But what if there were a way to prevent the very first flare, to stop eczema from even starting? Frustrated by […]

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October 17, 2016 – NEA wants to hear from you! If you are a parent or caregiver of a child under 18, we invite you to participate in this survey to help us better understand your interest and preferences in drug development for children with eczema. The information you provide will inform a guidance document that will […]

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October 5, 2016 – 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 […]

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A recent survey conducted by the National Eczema Association (NEA) in early September revealed at more than 20% of parents and caregivers who responded indicated their children experienced bullying at school, during extracurricular activities or with friends because of eczema. The Dermatology Times highlighted this difficult problem in a recent article, Survey puts spotlight on […]

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With the start of Eczema Awareness Month today comes groundbreaking news: The first biologic treatment for adults with atopic dermatitis (AD), that has shown significant reductions in AD severity, could come to market as soon as spring 2017. Patients who have participated in clinical trials of dupilumab shared their stories with The New York Times […]

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Los Angeles, CA – On Sunday, October 2, 2016 the National Eczema Association (NEA) kicks-off Eczema Awareness Month with their sixth Itching for a Cure fundraising walk. This year’s walk will be held on the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and seeks to raise more than $75,000 to build eczema awareness […]

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