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Regeneron CEO says fears over Eylea 'greatly exaggerated'

(Reuters) - Fears of the demise of blockbuster eye drug Eylea were "greatly exaggerated," Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc's chief executive said on Thursday, after the treatment and new eczema drug Dupixent powered the company's fourth-quarter results.
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Atopic dermatitis (AD), or eczema, is a chronic inflammatory skin condition characterized by relapsing pruritic and dry, scaly lesions. AD affects 10% to 20% of children in the United States and significantly affects the quality of life of patients and their families. Primary care providers (PCPs) are often the first point of contact for the management of AD symptoms. As many as 70% of patients with mild to moderate disease can be managed by a PCP, underscoring the need for these providers to understand basic AD pathophysiology and current standards of care.
Source: Journal of Pediatric Health Care - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Department Source Type: research
Skin infections are easy to avoid but surprisingly common. Dermatologist and GP Kirsty Lau gives her recommendations for how you can prevent common skin infections caught at the gym.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
ECZEMA cream could help to treat the skin condition. But, this mother claims she cured her baby ’s dry, itchy skin by using this moisturiser that’s available for under £5 a tube.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Linked Article: Hamnerius et al. Br J Dermatol 2018; 178:452–461.
Source: British Journal of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Commentary Source Type: research
Linked Article: Hamnerius et al. Br J Dermatol 2018; 178:452–461.
Source: British Journal of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Commentary Source Type: research
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Source: Pediatric Allergy and Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: Review Source Type: research
This study shows that hand eczema still is common in healthcare workers. Educational programmes directed at prevention of hand eczema are needed.
Source: British Journal of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Plain Language Summary Source Type: research
Summary Atopic dermatitis is a skin disease, commonly known as eczema. It affects up to 1 in 10 adults. Atopic dermatitis is usually very itchy, causing people to wake up at night, and feel “low”. This state of general discomfort is known as reduced quality of life. Dupilumab is a new treatment approved in the U.S.A. for adults with moderate‐to‐severe atopic dermatitis. The treatment blocks some of the mechanisms involved in the disease. In a clinical trial conducted in Europe, researchers observed 109 patients with moderate‐to‐severe atopic dermatitis. The patients received dupilumab over 12 weeks...
Source: British Journal of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Plain Language Summary Source Type: research
Summary Atopic dermatitis (eczema) is a chronic, and sometimes debilitating, inflammatory skin disease which causes itching and damaged skin barrier function. Current treatments include topical (applied to the skin) corticosteroids and calcineurin inhibitors such as tacrolimus; unfortunately long‐term use of topical corticosteroids may cause thinning of the skin and tacrolimus can be irritant. Kinases are enzymes that are important to many roles of cells within the body, and the Janus Kinase (JAK) pathway plays a role in inflammation. In recent years, medicines that inhibit this pathway have been developed, with potentia...
Source: British Journal of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Plain Language Summary Source Type: research
FLU, BACK PAIN and skin conditions such as eczema are common ailments people suffer with throughout the year, but should you be visiting your doctor of pharmacist for help?
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
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