December 28, 2015 – Children with asthma face a higher risk of developing shingles from the herpes zoster virus, new research from Mayo Clinic found.
December 18, 2015 – Melatonin might improve sleep patterns for children with atopic dermatitis (AD), according to research published online Nov. 16 in JAMA Pediatrics.
December 11, 2015 – Atopic disease is associated with chronic inflammation, food allergen avoidance, and use of systemic immunosuppressant medications. All these factors have been shown to be associated with anemia.
December 11, 2015 – Retail prices of 19 brand-name prescription drugs for dermatologic conditions ranging from acne to cancer increased fivefold on average between 2009 and 2015, according to a study that adds new fuel to the burgeoning debate over the cost of medicines.
December 11, 2015 – To study the out-of-pocket costs, health care access and utilization in adult eczema in the United States.
December 3, 2015 – The aim of the study was to evaluate the effects of a short-term structured educational programme for parents of children with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis ( AD), aged 3 months to 7 years, on the clinical course of AD, parental stress, anxiety and the quality of family life.
December 3, 2015 – A new Northwestern Medicine project, “Asthma and Atopic Dermatitis Validation of PROMIS Pediatric Instruments” (AAD-PEPR), will focus on two common childhood diseases that affect almost 25 percent of American children under age 18.
November 17, 2016 – This year, more than 450 people joined NEA on two successful Itching for a Cure (IFAC) Walks in Chicago, IL and Los Angeles, CA. Together, we raised nearly $120,000 to improve the quality of life for individuals with eczema through research, support, and education.
November 13 –
Thanks to you and the rest of the eczema community, Eczema Awareness Month 2015 was our most successful yet. You raised your hands, raised your voices, shared your eczema stories and helped NEA spread the word that eczema is a significant burden on the lives of many who are affected, and deserves to be recognized as a serious disease.
November 12, 2015 – A group of scientists led by Ingo Marenholz and Young-Ae Lee at the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association (MDC), working with colleagues from several institutions, has now identified seven genetic risk loci for this course of disease. Two of these loci were previously unknown and mainly influence the connection between atopic dermatitis and asthma.