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February 9, 2016 – Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a highly prevalent condition that may be associated with an altered gastrointestinal microbiota that promotes an immune environment more susceptible to allergic disease. Synbiotics, a mixture of prebiotics and probiotics, have been used for the prevention and treatment of AD.

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February 9, 2016 – People with respiratory allergies, asthma and the skin condition eczema may be less likely to develop glioma brain cancer, a new study suggests.

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February 3, 2016 – There are clear signs that what we eat can affect our skin, although for those with atopic dermatitis, there seem to be no easy answers. Is it possible that going gluten-free could improve or even cure eczema?

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February 3, 2016 – A 504 plan falls under the provisions of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, a civil rights law that protects the right of all people with disabilities to participate fully in society.

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February 3, 2016 – Although atopic dermatitis (AD) usually improves with age, adults with a history of childhood AD often have persistent eczema on their hands and feet. While lots of people with eczema on their hands and/or feet have come up with their own tricks for keeping it under control, here are a few suggestions that can help.

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January 28, 2016 – David Margolis, MD, PhD, from the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, is conducting a NIH funded research project evaluating the association between genetic variation and atopic dermatitis.

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January 14, 2016 – AD appears to be associated with obesity in women, and the authors suggest that this may indicate an increased cardiovascular risk in women with AD.

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January 11, 2016 – We need to hear from you! We are launching a series of short surveys to make certain we best understand the challenges you face with eczema. Together, we will use this information to fight for your needs, whether you’re an adult with eczema, a child, or parent on the eczema journey. The information you share will shape NEA’s policy priorities for 2016 and beyond, and help us better tell the collective stories about the impact eczema has on your lives.

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January 11, 2016 – Itching is one of the hallmark symptoms of a number of skin diseases. Although a variety of treatments are available for itch, nonetheless this symptom can be difficult to treat for both patients and providers.

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January 11, 2016 – Eczema research continues to shed new light on several aspects of this chronic condition. NEA asked Dr. Friedman to help us understand a bit more about a particularly exciting aspect of emerging science.

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