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February 20, 2015 – Pruritus has emerged as a leading research target since the 2012 American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Research Agenda Consensus Conference.

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February 18, 2015 – Pediatric atopic dermatitis was linked with key features of metabolic syndrome, including central obesity and high blood pressure, in a multicenter prospective case-control study.

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February 18, 2015 – Topical steroids are an effective treatment for seborrhoeic dermatitis of the face and scalp in adolescents and adults, with no differences between mild and strong steroids in the short-term.

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February 10, 2015 – Efficacy of topical application of human breast milk on atopic eczema healing among infants.

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February 9, 2015 – Newborn children lacking filaggrin and experiencing high transepidermal water loss at 2 days and 2 months are at an increased risk for atopic dermatitis, according to study results.

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February 6, 2015 – Household environmental surfaces may serve as vectors for the acquisition and spread of (MRSA) among household members.

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February 5, 2015 – The WAO guideline panel determined that there is a likely net benefit from using probiotics resulting primarily from prevention of eczema.

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February 5, 2015 – Children with AD should be tested for contact allergy more often, especially in situation with therapy resistance and severe dermatitis, since this may indicate allergic contact dermatitis.

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February 2, 2015 – Recent research suggests that many cases that appeared to be psychosomatic are actually caused by neuropathic pain related to the small nerve fibers in the skin.

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January 30, 2015 – New research in mice shows that the immune system in the skin develops distinct responses to the various microbes that naturally colonize the skin, referred to as commensals.

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