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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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January 8, 2015 – Increasingly, the concept of leaky gut is being touted by alternative and holistic practitioners as being fundamentally important in many chronic illnesses.

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January 5, 2016 – This study examined the relationship between food allergies and atopic dermatitis (AD) and assessed whether food-antigen-specific immunoglobulin E (sIgE) levels predict food allergy development.

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December 28, 2015 – Children with asthma face a higher risk of developing shingles from the herpes zoster virus, new research from Mayo Clinic found.

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December 18, 2015 – Melatonin might improve sleep patterns for children with atopic dermatitis (AD), according to research published online Nov. 16 in JAMA Pediatrics.

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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.

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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.

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