eczema

Does breastfeeding protect children against asthma?While breastfeeding has been thought to decrease children’s risk of developing allergies and asthma, a new study counters that belief.
First childhood eczema, then adult-onset atopic dermatitisAdult AD may be influenced by childhood eczema, though most adults have no memory of childhood eczema.
AD drug development driven by symptom and disease controlDrug development for established atopic dermatitis focuses on both managing flares and long-term disease control.
False moisturizer claims may worsen skin conditionsMost moisturizes contain ingredients that are not advertised and could potentially harm some patients, study shows.
Caffeine can reduce inflammation in patients with eczema and psoriasisAdding caffeine to topical skin treatments would be a simple way to reduce inflammation in patients with atopic dermatitis and psoriasis, suggests a review presented at the Psoriasis: From Gene to Clinic International Congress, which took place in London this week.
Racial and ethnic disparities abound in eczema careEczema affects around 11% of children overall, but only about half of minority children with severe eczema are treated for the condition. A new study looks at why these children are overlooked.
Routine use of corticosteroids for atopic dermatitis discouraged by IECThe International Eczema Council (IEC) is recommending that the routine use of systemic corticosteroids for atopic dermatitis be discouraged and instead, it should be reserved for special circumstances.
New products for November 2017A round-up of the latest products hitting the dermatology market including treatment for eczema and wounds, plus care for rejuvenating procedures.
Recommendations for systemic therapy in eczema New recommendations from the International Eczema Council aim to address a question that has gone largely unanswered: When should dermatologists and others prescribe systemic therapy to treat atopic dermatitis?
Volatility in atopic dermatitis can impede treatment course“Because atopic dermatitis is episodic, its incidence, prevalence, persistence, remission, flare and long-term control require careful definition,” researchers write.