Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis infections that persistAtopic dermatitis normalizes the skin micro biome. Anti-inflammatory medications for atopic dermatitis reduce colonization. Children with atopic dermatitis more prone to molluscum infection.
New treatments on the horizonEmerging therapies are showing impressive efficacy and good tolerability, according to one dermatologist.
Autoimmune drug pipeline: What health execs should watchNew drugs for RA, psoriasis, type 1 diabetes and Crohn’s disease—some recently approved and others coming down the pipeline—could have an impact on the industry.
Study finds significant inpatient burden for AD patientsA recent study looked at the inpatient burden on patients with atopic dermatitis (AD) in the United States and found a significant financial burden due to the high hospitalization rates.
Impact of childhood atopic dermatitisInstructional handouts help caregivers stick to complicated treatment plans for pediatric AD patients. Historically effective AD treatments are being augmented with new phosphodiesterase inhibitors and biologics. Gentler approaches such as massage, light therapy, and melatonin may also be of value for children with AD.
Atopic dermatitis pipelineDrugs to treat atopic dermatitis are at the top of the FDA’s dermatology list. Biologics and PDE4 inhibitors show promise in the treatment of AD. Approval is still needed for the use of biologics to treat AD in pediatric patients.
Diagnostic & Therapeutic Guidance for Atopic Dermatitis
Diagnostic & Therapeutic Guidance for Atopic DermatitisThe April Table of the Month discusses diagnostic and therapeutic tips for AD patients.
Targeted treatments for atopic dermatitisEmerging treatments are expected to help fill the need for safer and more effective therapies for atopic dermatitis (AD). Both systemic and topical treatments are needed to provide full and complete treatment for patients with AD. Targeting the specific axis or axes that control AD may contribute to developing personalized approaches to treatment
March Clinical Considerations for NPs, PAsThis month we’re looking at some allergy guideline recommendations, discuss whether or not ‘natural’ soap is milder and novel immunomodulaters.
A new era in atopic derm treatment
A new era in atopic derm treatmentPromising new treatments recently approved or under development for atopic dermatitis include crisaborole, JAK inhibitors and dupilumab, an expert said.

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