New hope for eczema February 01, 2017 By Lisette Hilton The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced its approval of a new, corticoid-sparing ointment to treat mild to moderate atopic dermatitis in pediatric patients aged 2 years and older. New guidelines for early peanut exposure February 01, 2017 By Lisette Hilton New recommendations for infant exposure to peanuts to prevent peanut allergy address something many pediatricians have long suspected: Early exposure to peanuts, even in infants that have eczema, could prevent development of peanut allergy. Guidelines recommend early peanut introduction January 25, 2017 By Lisette Hilton Experts weigh in on what to know about the new addendum to the peanut allergy prevention guidelines. FDA approves corticosteroid-sparing topical option for eczema January 17, 2017 By Lisette Hilton The FDA announced it has approved Eucrisa (Anacor Pharmaceuticals, crisaborole) ointment to treat mild to moderate eczema in patients two-years-of-age and older. Research suggests new approaches to treat AD Research aimed at understanding the host-microbial interface in atopic dermatitis is ongoing but already providing insights for novel therapeutic strategies. Top 5 of 2016: Pediatric dermatology December 05, 2016 This year has seen many advancements in pediatric dermatologic care spanning inflammatory conditions to skin cancer as well as the nuances of these conditions in skin of color patients. These are the top 5 pediatric articles of 2016 from Dermatology Times. Advances in pediatric inflammatory skin disease December 02, 2016 By Bob Kronemyer Exciting research is likely to change treatment for children. Dr. Eichenfield discusses advancements in treating this population. Knowledge of skin microbiome provides insights into dermatological conditions November 30, 2016 By Louise Gagnon Direct sequencing data, together with culture data, supplies researchers with information about communities of bacteria and fungi on the skin. Study offers new insight into pediatric eczema November 14, 2016 By Lisette Hilton Researchers have identified the skin phenotype of pediatric atopic dermatitis (AD) — a finding that challenges the notion of filaggrin's central role in the disease. Crowdsourcing pinpoints unmet needs in eczema research October 10, 2016 By Lisette Hilton A new study using crowdsourcing harnesses the power of social media chatter to better understand unmet needs in eczema research.